Neck Ties & Cravats

Men’s Neckties – A Man And His Tie

Neckties are a staple of the formal look for men whether you’re wearing a tuxedo or suit. Your tie can define your look. We any kind of neck tie you will need to chose from. We have an extremely large selection of colors, from all shades of red, blue, pink, purple, or green to even our novelty designs which include camouflage and american flags.

Our Neckties come poly satin microfiber or silk. Our ties come in solid colors but also may have other patterns such as geometric, paisley, repeating squares, waffle, and striped. Each of these patterns have a multitude of colors to choose from just like the solid color ties.

A neck tie or long tie is typically worn with any type of mens formal wear. Often seen with a suit, this type of time is worn on anyone going to a formal event such as a wedding or birthday party, but is also worn in any non casual enviroment. Neck ties have been a key part of the men’s formal outift and so they have evolved.

Cravats offers an extremely wide variety of color for formal Cravat or ascot ties. We offer high quality, affordable cravats ascots to complete your look with a tuxedo or suit also found on our site.

An ascot tie, or cravat or “hanker-tie”, is a neckband with wide pointed wings, traditionally made of pale grey patterned silk. This wide, formal tie is usually patterned, folded over, and fastened with a tie pin or tie clip. It is usually reserved for wear with morning dress for formal daytime weddings and worn with a cutaway morning coat and striped grey trousers. This type of dress cravat is made of a thicker, woven type of silk similar to a modern tie and is traditionally either grey or black.

The ascot is descended from the earlier type of cravat widespread in the early 19th century, most notably during the age of Beau Brummell, made of heavily starched linen and elaborately tied around the neck. Later in the 1880s, amongst the upper-middle-class in Europe men began to wear a more loosely tied version for formal daytime events with daytime full dress in frock coats or with morning coats. It remains a feature of morning dress for weddings today. The Royal Ascot race meeting at the Ascot Racecourse gave the ascot its name, although such dress cravats were no longer worn with morning dress at the Royal Ascot races by the Edwardian era. The ascot was still commonly worn for business with morning dress in the late 19th and very early 20th centuries.

In British English, the more casual form is referred to as a cravat, or sometimes as a day cravat to distinguish it from the highly formal dress cravat. It is made from a thinner woven silk that is more comfortable when worn against the skin, often with ornate and colorful printed patterns.

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