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    Up Your Tie Game: From removing creases to obtaining the perfect knot, here are some simple tips for improving the way you wear ties.

Easy Tie Pairings

Stretch your dollar and your style. You don't need an overflowing collection of expensive ties. You need a small arsenal of foolproof options that pair easily with a slew of shirts. These three timeless ties (all available for less than $30 each) can easily get you through any situation that calls for knotting up. And remember, don't sweat matching your colors. Look for shades and textures that complement each other. Herewith, nine easy tie pairings.

Flannel tie

$25 by The Knottery

Charles Tyrwhitt,


Lands' End,
$60 / $25

Repp stripe tie

$29 by Gap

Club Monaco,



Knit tie

$15 by The Tie Bar

Jack Spade,

Ovadia & Sons,

Todd Snyder,


The maximum number of ways to tie a tie, as proved by two Cambridge University physicists.