Clothes-Minded: Textured Neckwear

You’re not still wearing the same boring black tie to work every day, are you? Long gone are the days of traditional ties with solid colors and zero personality. Today’s options come in a variety of prints and, better yet, materials. So add some flavor to your rotation this fall with these trendy pieces.

Here are some of our favorite textured neckwear for $125 or less…

Tie Bar Wool tie

The Wool Tie

As the weather starts to change and people begin to layer up, switch out a traditional silk tie in favor of its scruffier brother, the wool tie. Wool ties look great paired with winter weight suits and sweaters. The change in texture adds an element of layering to your outfit. Check out this option from

College Stripe Wool – Azalea/Charcoal (Skinny), $15,

The Knottery silk tie

 The Silk Knit

Can’t shake the silk? Then tie one on in silk knit. The chunkier feel is a perfect match for your fall and winter wardrobe. Pair this hunter green silk knit tie from with your favorite sweater to complete a classic look for fall. Price, $30.

Dotted Silk Knit Tie (Green), $30,

The Tie Bar bow tie

The Plaid Bow Tie

Feeling like you’re drowning in a sea of neckties? Well stand out from the crowd and try a bow tie. has an extensive collection of bow ties that will go great with just about any shirt in your closet. Try this one on in Scottish plaid for casual Fridays.

Scottish Plaid – Red/Yellow (Cotton Bow Ties), $15,

J Crew Chambray 2

The Chambray Tie

The denim-like material isn’t just for your jeans. Add a pop of color to any outfit with this J. Crew piece for a preppy touch.

Factory Red Chambray Tie, $29.50,


The Cashmere Tie

Okay, this one is a splurge, but it’s worth the investment. The same material used for your soft winter sweaters works for neckwear as well. This luxurious piece from Ledbury will look great paired with a blazer and slacks.

The Beige Windsor Cashmere Tie, $125,