With the bow tie becoming ever more popular by the day. It is important to understand when and where you can rock one at. They have become an important article or accessory for any formal occasion and of course the more traditional tuxedo or dinner jacket plays nicely as well. Let’s take a deeper look at what goes into choosing the correct bow tie.


At Ella Bing we carry four unique styles or designs. Our classic 2.5” Butterfly cut, followed by the slim 1.5” Batwing. Along with the ever popular Diamond cut, and our newest collection the Wood Bow Tie. All of our bow ties with the exception of the wood collection are self-tying bow ties. Which means you must know how to tie one yourself, which is a good thing. Do yourself a favor and invest a bit of time learning the craft, it’s far better than wearing a clip-on tie.


Color is all personal preference, but also can be judged based on where the bow tie will be worn. If you are attending a ‘black’ or ‘white’ event then obviously you are going to want to wear one that fits the event. What is great about bow ties now, is they have actually become a very casual accessory. We typically pick our bow tie based on the pattern or color of the shirt. A loud shirt, means you should have a solid bow tie, and just the opposite for a solid shirt.


Gone are the days, where you must wear a silk bow tie. Truth be told, there are a plethora of options available to us today. From Tartan, Madras, Taffeta, Cottons, Polyesters, Blends, Dupioni’s the list is endless, oh yes and wood! Feel free to experiment. And as you collection grows, because once you get hooked on bow ties, you can never have enough, you will find what finishes and textiles work best for you

Feel free to poke around Ella Bing and see what tickles your fancy.

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Head turner!

This is my 2nd Ella Bing wooden tie and it again has surpassed my expectations. The gift set to include cuff links was an incredible value to boot. Every time I wear this collection, I have friends, colleagues, and students simply marvel and the beautiful, intricate, and classy design of these bow ties. These are a MUST have for the well-heeled gentlemen.

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The service from Ella Bing was so great! Not only was the tie fantastic it came packaged in a cigar box. His cool is that?

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Very classic looking glasses with a modern edge and touch. The bands are different and with the wood and silver it makes them very versatile. I have worn them with a suit, shirt and jeans and to the pool. Works in all environments.


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