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The history of the necktie

Already centuries ago, men used to tie a scarf or neckerchief around their necks. The tie as we know it today has its roots in the middle of the 19th century in France. Later on, British military regiments created their own unique regimental ties and club ties, which further supported the spreading of the mens necktie. The current shape did not come into fashion until 1924. Read more on the History of the Tie


Necktie fabrics

Elegant neckties are made out of finest silk! Nowadays the best silk used for mens ties is found in Como/Northern Italy. The silk fabric used for ties can either be imprinted or woven into Jacquards from different silk yarns. Read the entire story on Tie Fabrics


The making of a tie

There are only two ways of sewing a quality necktie – either by hand or with a LIBA machine. The lining of the tie has the important task of keeping the tie straight. In addition it gives the necktie a fuller look and supports a perfect looking tie knot. Read more on Manufacturing Ties

How to match a tie to a shirt and suit: The ten golden rules of shirt and tie matching

Learn how to match your necktie to shirt and suit. These ten rules for matching your ties will add a more sophisticated touch to your suit & tie look. Here are our “Ten golden rules on how to combine your clothing”. Read more on Which tie goes with a suit and shirt?


Necktie dress code

Which tie for which occasion? Learn what to wear to a black tie attire event, business meetings, weddings, funeral dress code, and more. The ten golden rules for the necktie dress code. Dresscode for ties?


Silk tie care

After wearing a necktie always untie it and roll it up. Either store the tie flat or hang it in on a rod, clothes hanger, or specialty made tie-rack. Do not iron your ties and avoid dry-cleaning. Here are all the necktie care tips. More information on Tie Care

Sample Pictures of Matching Suit, Shirt, and Tie

Our favorite suit & tie looks. See sample pictures of matching your suit with shirt and ties. Get ideas on how to combine colors and fabric patterns. For more info please click: Matching Suit, Shirt, Ties