The bow tie /boʊ/ is a type of necktie. A modern bow tie is tied using a common shoelace knot, which is also called the bow knot for that reason. An accessory that exudes great class and sophistication. It is a known fact that men who wear bow ties are perceived not to be afraid to step out of their comfort zone. These men are seen to be a fashion dare devils, not scared of turning things up a little bit at times.