Whether it is another day at the office, a special occasion, or simply looking to get a conversation going, neckties are the perfect way to subtly display your sense of style in a much more corporate environment.
When it comes to wearing neckties there are endless amounts of options on the market.
From novelty ties like the Rubbery Duck tie that was featured on How I Met Your Mother or ties from Burberry and Gucci – there are nearly endless options out there for men of any style taste.
While this list is only of ties that caught our attention, we wanted to call out some great stores (both online and brick-and-mortar) that you should check out for additional options:
With that, here’s a list of the best neckties we found (in alphabetical order):
Simple yet elegant, this tie is the perfect blend of business and casual. The large plaid print is a traditional look that goes well with any combination of shirts and jackets, but for the greatest contrast, wearing with a darker colored shirt will make the tie pop.
It is 56 inches long and 2.75 inches wide, about average for regular length ties. This ensures that the tie won’t come poking out of the bottom of your suit. It is also 100% silk, so care must be taken when washing; dry cleaning is highly recommended.
Overall, it’s a handsome tie that works wonders with any outfit it is paired with.
This tie features a traditional and popular style, ideal for the conservative man. The subdued colors of this tie work well with most colors of suits and shirts, and adds some dress to business and casual outfits.
This particular color tie works well against white or light neutral colored shirts, due to how dark it is. The alternating patterns of ribbed and herringbone add another layer of subtle patterns, further drawing attention to this very dignified tie.
The tie is 58 inches long, 3 inches wide, and dry clean only.
This handsome tie adds just the right amount of color to an otherwise drab outfit. The bright blue is a popular color, and the small circles give this tie some fantastic personality.
The tie is crafted in Italy, which may be why this 100% silk creation is so beautiful to wear. The manufacture of this piece is absolutely brilliant, and while it won’t change your life, it will certainly change your outfit.
It’s 3 inches wide and 58 inches long, perfect for any average height man to wear comfortably without running out of tie.
Paisley is all the rage in the fashion world, and getting a nice tie with this coveted pattern is easier than ever.
David Donahue is known for making high quality pieces with a little extra for appeal, and this tie is no different. It features a slight ribbed pattern at the base and a handsomely crafted paisley pattern all over the front.
The subdued plum color goes with many shirts and jackets, making it ideal for formal events such as weddings and parties. Additionally, the tie is 100% silk, meaning it’s dry clean only, but for the quality, it’s well worth it.
This silk tie is elegant as well as fun, with bright, engaging colors that go well with any kind of shirt and jacket. It is made with 100% textured silk, which means it requires special care in order to keep it looking its best.
The tie sits at 58 inches long and 3.5 inches wide, which fits most men under 6’ 2” feet tall. The tie is available in three handsome, bright colors, and is relatively inexpensive for the material. A perfect summer tie for many different occasions.
Perfect for summer!
These ties are decorated with the bounty of the season, with leaves and fruits in a decorative pattern all over the front. It is made out of 100% cotton, but even though this material is usually safe to wash, on ties it is strongly recommended that you dry clean this article.
The tie is available in two colors: red and blue, each with the same pattern of fruits. Because of the pattern, this tie looks best with a plain colored shirt, and wearing them with a navy, charcoal, or black suit will help the pattern pop.
Gucci fashion adds plenty of personality to any outfit, and the pattern is simple but expressive when worn with a plain shirt and suit.
This tie specifically has a subtle pattern adorning the front of the fabric, with a bright red band near the end decorated with the Gucci logo. The tie itself is 58 inches long, and 2.75 inches wide for a perfect fit with whatever you decide to wear.
Ideal for business or for formal events, this tie is sure to be a conversation starter.
Knitted ties are in style, partly due to their interesting weave, and partly due to the way they are cut.
These ties feature a square bottom and a silk woven look that makes for a very compelling conversation piece. Because it is made with 100% silk, this is a dry-clean only tie.
This tie also features a smooth back to ensure a flat fit under the collar and down the front of the shirt. It’s 57 inches long, and 1.7 inches wide, making an ideal skinny tie for business casual occasions.
Velvet is a highly sought after material due to its softness. As a tie, this material adds class and luxury, and makes this tie a must-have for any formal occasion.
The silky black velvet tie was made in France, and is ideal for winter functions. It rests at 58 inches long and 2.75 inches wide when untied. This tie needs to be dry cleaned to maintain its softness and appeal, and keep it out of the sun to avoid fading.
For the material this tie is made of, the price is incredibly reasonable.
Dress up your business casual attire with this chambray skinny tie. Chambray looks like denim, but due to the weave of the fabric, it is significantly lighter, more flexible, and soft to the touch.
This tie is made of 100% cotton, which is much easier to wash than your average silk tie. While the denim look is not suitable for black-tie occasions, you can absolutely wear it to weddings, business meetings, parties, or graduations.
The tie is 58 inches long and 2 ½ inches wide, and works very well with suits that have a similar width lapel.
This fun looking tie comes in the traditional and classic thick stripe look, and with a multitude of colors to choose from, you can have a tie for every occasion. This tie is made with a mix of linen and silk, making it soft to the touch but also very durable.
The bright colors are sure to attract attention, and the simplicity of the pattern makes them a prime choice for weddings. These ties are also exceptionally cheap, so buying several at a time is a feasible task.
Fans of the popular comedy series “How I Met Your Mother” will recognize this tie straight away. The 100% microfiber rubber duck tie was worn by the main character of the television show, and is now available for you to purchase.
It features very large yellow ducks all over against a navy backdrop, and is sure to be a crowd pleaser. It lies at 56 inches long and 3 and 7/8 inches wide, making it a bit bulky, but suitable for wear with many different suit and shirt colors.
For men who enjoy bold patterns, the Salvatore Ferragamo is a good first step. This tie features a backdrop filled with alternating tops to create an interesting pattern on the front. This tie is incredibly simple, but also very expensive.
It is made from 100% silk, and is about 58 inches long and 3 ¼ inches wide. Most of the price comes from the brand name, as well as where the tie was made, but the price is still a steal for those who love quality ties.
This classic looking tie is great for any occasion, but is especially popular for the wide variety of colors and the conservative but trending pattern.
The tie sits at 59 inches untied, which is long for regular length ties. This length means that slightly taller men should have no issue tying this style with room to spare. It’s made out of Jacquard microfiber, so it’s soft to the touch and light around the neck.
It’s a wider tie at 3.3 inches, but appropriate for any suit and shirt combination.
Are you a lover of aquatic life?
Do you like sharks?
This tie is for you. It features a plain navy backdrop, and small gray sharks dot the front of the tie. It is a subdued pattern, but it is prominent enough to be noticed by anyone at the office. It’s also made of 100% woven silk, so it’s a dry clean only item. Wear it to the office or to any formal function.
This novelty tie is great for fans of Star Wars, as it is decorated with iconic lightsabers all across the navy base. The design itself is not too bold, making it ideal for wear in the office or to a wedding, but it’s also still recognizable once you get up close.
The tie is 100% polyester, and doesn’t need to be dry cleaned. However, care should be taken when washing as the instructions say to hand wash.
So, perhaps, it would be easier to dry clean it anyway. This tie is 57 inches long and 3 and 1/8 inches wide, making a perfect gift for the Star Wars fan in your life.
Animals decorating plain ties is a classic look that is always in season. While it isn’t the most conservative of looks, it allows you to show off some personality while still staying in your comfort zone.
This gorgeous blue tie is decorated with adorable red foxes, and is 100% silk to get that perfect shine. It is 59 inches long and 3.25 inches wide, and can ideally be worn with most shirt and suit combinations.
Perfect for dressing up your business casual attire, or for wearing to family events.
This fun, bright colored tie is great for summer wear. It’s made from 100% silk that shines in the light, and is fantastically light and easy to wear.
The lighthouse decorations dot the front of this bright blue tie, making for a compelling piece to wear to any formal or business occasion.
Reviewers say it is one of the better ties they have had, and for such an affordable price, it is hard to turn down. This tie is also available in several other colors and styles.
A fun yet conservative tie is essential in any man’s wardrobe. This decorated tie is adorned with little skiers and slalom flags against a navy backdrop, which makes it perfect for dress against a white or gray shirt.
This tie is approximately 58 inches long and 2.25 inches wide, a skinny tie that works well with slim lapels. Because of the designer, this product is a bit on the expensive side, but the silk is so luxurious, and looks fantastic alongside a navy suit or blazer.
The knit tie is gaining traction in the fashion world thanks to its innovative design and quality manufacture.
This particular tie is made from polyester, which makes it very different from traditional silk ties on the market today. It comes in a wide variety of colors and because it is knit, the patterns are incredibly varied as well.
Knit ties are easy to wear, and can be worn at both casual and formal events; the only thing that makes them different from traditional ties is the thick woven design and the flat, squared bottom.
Plain solid ties are boring; getting a tie that matches a patterned shirt, but still has some personality to it can sometimes be a chore to find.
This Tommy Hilfiger creation is perfect for wearing with any suit/shirt combination as there are no patterns to clash with anything. The only pattern on this 100% silk tie is the weave of the fabric, which gives the tie some texture without being too overbearing.
This is a regular length tie that has a good amount of weight to it, so it’s perfect for all year round wear.