Too tied up to shop for season neckwear? We've got you covered.
Standing out from the crowd can be tricky - but a little bit of style can go a long way.
Having a signature look can be tricky for men — after all, there's something of a limited palette to choose from. But the right tie or bowtie can really make you stand out in a room — just ask our fearless leader, Matt Walsh.
It's a matter of what kind of statement you want to make. If you're looking for something more classic and refined, a solid red, blue or black tie should do the trick. If you're hoping to make an impact walking into the room, consider a more colorful bow tie. It can make the difference between
"Let's face it, in menswear, by the time you put on on a tuxedo, what're you going to do to be different?" asked Geoffrey Michel, owner of The Met.
One of the Met's flashiest offerings is its Brackish Feather bow tie series, which are hand-crafted with peacock and other bird feathers in Charleston, S.C.
"You don't want to stand out like a peacock but these (bowties) do that in an very understated way," Michel said.
Before season starts, stop by these local shops to find exactly what tie or bow tie is the right look for you. A few of these items are on discount, so consider stocking up.