Clip-On Vs. Self-Tie Bow Ties
What should you wear? Most men only wear a bow tie on a few occasions per year. For that reason, most men donít want to learn how to tie a bow tie. Today over 90% of all bow ties sold are pre-tied and attach on your shirtís collar with a hidden metal clip. Due to the much higher demand in clip-on bow ties, we at Uniform Ties only carry this type of bow tie. As part of a uniform attire, bow ties are almost exclusively the clip on type. They are much easier to put on, and guarantee a uniform fit regardless of collar size.
For special, once in a life-time events, wearing a self-tie bow tie is recommended. Weddings are a classic example were clip-on bow ties would be considered tacky. Learn how to tie your own bow tie the old-fashioned way.