Bow ties & cummerbunds
There are many different bow ties available at Suitable; there is a large diversity in materials and colors. Many bow ties are made out of the same fabric as the pocket square, so you can easily combine them. The cummerbunds come in a package including a bow tie and pocket square existing of the same color and material.
Buy your bow tie
Buying a bow-tie at Suitable is easy, you could also go to one of our shops, where you can see them in bright daylight, and judge if the color is right. In the shops, you will find our team who will advise and help you to pick out the best look for every occasion.
How to tie a bow tie
A significant amount of the sold bow ties are pre-tied bow ties. You can adjust the bow tie's size to the size of your neck by using a little t-shaped pin. Some people think that's not done. Because it doesn't show the effort and is too perfect, they prefer a bow tie with some minor faults but are tied by the person. The easiest way to tie a bow tie is by tieing the bow tie around your upper leg (thigh) and tie the bow as how you tie your shoelaces. With every tie that needs to be bound by hand, a prescription is added that explains every step to tie a perfect bow tie. The bow ties are folded by hand and always come in a 100% silk fabric.
Knitted bow tie
The knitted Bow ties from Suitable are a classic model with a modern look. The knitted bow ties are available in various colors like dark blue, petrol, yellow-gold, and grey. Because the bow is made of 100% polyester and is knitted differently and special, the model gets a trendy look. This makes this knitted bow a must-have for any bow collection. The knitted bow ties are inspired by Netflix series like Peaky Blinders.
Fortunately, we offer a lot of different colors. We can understand it makes choosing even more complicated. Know that a black bow tie is always right in combination with a tuxedo. When you would like to try another color, we would advise you to take a good look at what your partner is wearing. When they wear a specific color, you could try to match your bow-tie with it. You'll look great in the pictures, and people sure like the look of matching partners. When there is a specific dress code, you can always try to adjust the color of your bow tie to the dress code. Common dress codes are; 'A touch of red' or 'casual chic.' Sometimes, specific color-codes are also put on invitations like pastel colors or everything except White or pink. Always try to follow the dress codes that are written on the invitation.
Did you know that cummerbunds had a specific purpose? There was enough space to store tickets in the upward-facing folds, for example, when going to see the Opera or traveling by train. To keep the train tickets. The cummerbunds are officially worn in the colors black and grey, so it is an extension of the trousers. Nowadays it is considered to be more decorative than functional, that's why you can find cummerbunds in all types of colors, materials and price range.
This beautiful cummerbund set from Wilvorst contains a black cummerbund with a bow tie and a pocket square included. This means you have all the necessary accessories at home in one purchase. The waistband is adjustable with buckles (at the back) and can be closed with a hook. The bow is also easy to adjust to the desired size. The black cummerbund, black tuxedo bow, and pocket square are made of durable polyester but look like real satin thanks to the beautiful finish.
The cummerbund sets from Suitable contains a cummerbund, a bow-tie, and a pocket square. This means you have all the necessary accessories at home in one purchase. The cummerbunds are made in many different colors like silver-grey, black, blue, red, and white. The waistband is adjustable with Velcro (at the back) and can be closed with a hook, and the bow-tie is also easy to adjust in size, so very convenient. The red cummerbund, tuxedo bow, and pocket square are made of polyester but look like real satin, thanks to the beautiful finish.