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From Touchy-Feely Formalwear to Tartan Bow Ties

 - Oct 18, 2009   Updated: May 27 2011
The tie is a curious article of clothing. Seen as a leash to some and a way to impress to others, the tie seems to always find its way into social occasions. In honor of the ultimate in manly accessories, we present to you 25 top-notch ties. Check out all the complementary neckwear, from touchy-feely formalwear to tartan bow ties, below.

Implications - Ties aren't just about single-tone colors anymore. Brands are breathing life into the accessory with vibrant patterns fit for the fashion of today. Consumers want to dress to impress, so bold palettes are of the utmost importance; but there is also a need for elegance. A well-balanced theme will allow brands to display high-end fashion to those looking for composure and style to go with their formal attire.