It used to be that men hated it when they received neckties, no matter what the occasion was. This has started to change, with the demand for different styles, and materials, and now you can get many different designs, even for silk ties. The price for silk has even come down dramatically, and you can pick up a decent silk tie for just around $20 at most locations.
When gifting neckties, you have many different options. There are some guidelines that you should stick by though, to ensure that your gift will be appreciated, and worn regularly. One is that you should always stay with silk ties, it shows that you appreciate the person you are buying for. Instead of buying a tie that you like, buy one that they like. How do you figure out what they like? Well the first thing to think about is what their interests are, what kinds of music they enjoy, if they have a favorite pet, or what kind of groups they are affiliated with, like the World Wildlife Federation, for example.
The first thing you should really do when looking for silk ties and neckties in general is to go online. Online websites are going to have the widest and best selections, more than any retail store you could go locally. There are an abundance of sites to choose from. You can find just about anything you can think of online when it comes to pick a tie. There are sites that offer a wide assortment of wildlife ties which have tasteful prints of bears, deer, wolves, as well as many others. There are sites that are devoted to pet ties, as well as endangered species. Some of these endangered species sites actually contribute a portion of the proceeds to help saving wild life.
For music lovers, you can find all kinds of different music related neckties. There are many different kinds of Beatles silk ties for example, some that have the fab four silk screened on the material. Others have little submarines from the Yellow Submarine album. You can find Bob Marley, AC/DC, Aerosmith, and Van Halen. If you aren’t sure exactly what kind of music they are into, there are basic ties with notes on them, or piano keys.
For more unique and distinct tastes, there are other neckties to choose from. There are silk ties with paintings from Picasso, Rembrandt, and even Salvador Dali. If the man in your life rides motorcycles, there are many different kinds of Harley Davidson ties to choose from as well. You can purchase HD ties from their official online store, or from other websites. There is even a small assortment of tie dye styles, for the tie dye lover.
If you are wondering what the price range is for silk ties, they have really come down in prices. You can pick up designer neckties for just around $25 to $40, depending on location, even for prints of famous paintings. For an example, the Salvador Dali Museum website has the Disintegration of Memory tie, in 100% silk for just $38. This highly detailed tie, inspired by the painting is truly a one of a kind gift.