Here's some good news to start off the new year: It's never been cooler to have a tie around your neck and there's no wrong way to wear one. Unlike in our father's or grandad's day—when a tie was expected to be perfectly pressed, knotted neatly and tacked down onto the shirt—today's ties are anything but precious. After all, when you can wear one cut from selvedge denim or deadstock camo and pair it with a jean jacket and sneakers, formality shouldn't be too much of a priority. Herewith, a few ways to wear your neckwear.