Traditional Tie or Bow Tie?

Picture this, you have an event coming up that you are required to dress formal. Time to head to Tip Top Tux to rent a tux. The question then arises, do you wear a tie or do you wear a bowtie? There a many possibilities, so you shouldn’t have to feel limited in the face of formality. Although there are many colors, patterns, and styles to choose from at Tip Top Tux, it truly comes down to your preference and style tastes. To help you along your way, we have written some advice to help you make your decision.

Why a tie?

Ties are an age-old classic in formal wear. Regardless, you shouldn’t feel limited by this fact. Wearing a tie leaves plenty of room for experimentation. For example, there are many different ways you can knot your traditional tie to make it fun. There are pre-tied Windsors if you are unsure how to tie a tie and self-tied Windsors if you’d prefer to tie your own. We have many variations of patterns, colors, and styles. Skinny ties, fat ties, long ties, and more. The historic tie is respectable and presents a professional, classy feel. Functionality and comfort are easy to obtain while wearing a tie over a bow tie.

Why a bow tie?

Tuxedos and bow ties go hand in hand. They separate you from the pack and help you stand out more than your average neck tie. Where as Windsor ties give off a professional feel, bow ties give a more formal, black-tie quality. Most who wear bow ties seem fun, friendlier, and thanks to many great geniuses in the past bow ties are often associated with intelligence. There is a little more wiggle room for creativity whilst wearing a bow tie, opposed to a Windsor. The variation of patterns, colors, and styles are a bit larger in comparison. Like our Windsor ties, there are pre-tied bow ties for those who don’t know how to self tie and self-tied bow ties if you’d prefer to tie your own. With self tie bow ties, you are able to play with the size of the bow. Depending on your preference, you may make the bow larger or smaller.

As previously stated, it comes down to your own preferences and style tastes. Ties or Bow tie. Both will make you feel respected and over all give you a great look. Let your personality shine through your tie or bow tie with a pattern, color, size, or style that you truly enjoy. Tip Top Tux offers a large variety of colors and style for you to choose from. We can help dress to impress for your next event! Once you’ve had a chance to look at what we offer in our online catalog, stop by your nearest Tip Top Tux location to consult with our experts on planning your look for your event.

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