Bow Tie

What is a Bow Tie?

A bow tie is a type of necktie that can sometimes be worn by the groom or best men during weddings.

More modern bow ties are tied using a common shoelace knot.

A bow tie consists of a ribbon of fabric that is tied around the collar of a shirt in a symmetrical manner while the two opposite ends form loops.

Key Points

  • Traditionally white is the most formal bow tie color.
  • Bright colored bow ties are most commonly used for day weddings.
  • Those bow ties are normally matched with the same color handkerchief.
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