Cute bow ties for men have gained in popularity in recent years, and to quote to popular BBC America show Dr. Who, “Bow ties are cool.” While the bow tie is a close relative to the necktie, bow ties provide a little more flare or formality to menswear. Bow ties are traditionally made of silk, but today you will find they are made in a wide variety of materials and patterns that will fit any style. Whether you need a bow tie for your formal tuxedo or you need on to had a little fashion flare to your every day outfit, you can find a cute bow tie to fit the occasion.
Your local flea market is a great place to uncover unique and cute bow ties. Most flea markets will have new and vintage clothing sections. The new and vintage clothing sections in your local flea market will have an accessory section where you can uncover one-of-a-kind, cute bow ties. Before you head out to your local flea market, you will want to do a little research. Make sure you note their hours of operation, and take into account that most flea markets occur on a monthly or weekly basis. Be sure to note if there are any admission or entrance fees, and make sure they do have clothing vendors available to their customers. Keep in mind that finding a cute bow tie at a flea market will take a little searching, and you may not find something that fits your taste on your first visit. Most prices at flea markets are negotiable, so be ready to bargain for any cute bow tie you discover at your local flea market.
Vintage stores are an excellent place to find classic, cute bow ties. If you would like to look like a professor from the turn-of-the-century, or a copy editor from the show Mad Men, then vintage stores may be the perfect place for you to find your cute bow tie. Like flea markets, finding a cute bow tie at a vintage store may take a little searching and elbow grease. However, a good vintage store bow tie can be invaluable. When shopping for a cute bow tie in a vintage store, make sure the bow tie is in good condition. Check the edges of the bow tie for any wear and tear, and make sure there are no stains or holes in the material. When it comes to buying vintage, the era and the fabric type will play a large role in the bow tie’s value. Bow ties from the 1920’s and 1950’s are especially popular right now, and will probably cost more than a cute bow tie from another era. That being said, unique and affordable, cute bow ties can be found at most vintage stores.
If searching flea markets and vintage stores for cute bow ties is not your thing, then you may want to try shopping for cute bow ties on the Internet. You can find cute and unique handmade bow ties in Internet craft stores such as Etsy or Artfire. Stores like Etsy and Artfire will put you directly in touch with the bow tie designer and many of them will work with you to design a cute bow tie that meets your needs. You can also find vintage bow ties on auction sites, such as EBay. Before you buy anything from the Internet, make sure you have seen a picture of the product. Check all customer reviews for the Web site you are using to make your bow tie purchase. If the Web site has too many bad customer reviews, then you will not want to purchase your cute bow tie there. You will also want to factor any shipping and delivery costs into the final price of your cute bow tie.
Cute bow ties can be found at your local department store in the men’s accessory section. While many of the bow ties at your local department store will be plain, there are usually a few standout bow ties to be found. In addition to your local department store, you may want to try your local men’s store or that sells suits or formalwear. A men’s store will have a variety of cute bow ties you can choose for a big event or night on the town. If you want something a little more unique or casual, check your local area for any men’s specialty clothing stores, where you can find a wide variety of custom and cute bow ties.