Essential tips for taking care of your ties

Tie Care

A well constructed and designed tie can bring a whole outfit together.  It also allows you to easily diversify your wardrobe simply through mixing and matching of ties with suits and shirts.  Tie care, however, is imperative. 

When removing your tie after a full day at work or a long evening gala, do your best to refuse the temptation to just yank it off!  Untying the tie (i.e removing it in the reverse manner in which it was put on) will help maintain the shape of the tie in the process.

When storing your ties, many men roll up their ties or stuff them in a drawer.  The best way to preserve your ties is to drape it over a coat hanger.  Hanging your ties in the right manner allows for creases and folds to fall out.

Tie Cleaning

We are all aware that a small stain can ruin any tie!  In the event that your tie does stain, do the following:

Seltzer water or club soda are ideal.  If you get greasy materials on your tie, talcum powder will be a lot more effective than water!  The powder will absorb the grease.  After a few hours, you can brush off the remaining residue and then clean it with a soft cloth.

If you take your ties to a dry cleaner, specifically request that they don’t press your ties.  Most dry cleaners do, but ironing a tie presses down on its rolled edges and ruins its shape.

 

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How to get wrinkles out of your ties

While ironing ties should be avoided, attempts should be made to remove wrinkles.  The best way to get wrinkles out of your tie without ironing it is the use of steam.  The easiest way to get the job done is to leave a hot shower running for a few minutes before you step in, and just allow the steam to flatten the wrinkles out of the tie.

And there you have it!  Hopefully this page has provided you with enough information on how to take care of your neckties!

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