Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)



  • Do you have instructions for tying a bow tie?
    Of course - in fact, we have everything from streaming video instructions to a "How To Tie One On " instructional DVD to a downloadable pdf that you can print out - take your pick!
  • What are the different tie widths?
    We have three basic tie widths: Standard Slim Line (the typical size - 2-1/2 inches tall), Butterfly Jumbo (our equivalent of a "Big & Tall" size, at 3-1/2 inches tall, and Very Slim Line (a straight-cut, 1-1/2 inch tall variant). The Standard Slim Line and Very Slim Line are also available in the a Diamond-Point. View and compare all of the Tie Widths, and choose the one that's right for you.
  • Does Beau Ties make pre-tied or clip-on bow ties?
    Indeed we do. Our Pre-Tied bow ties allow for approximately 2 inches of length adjustment - just select the neck size range that's appropriate for you when ordering. Please note that Pre-Tied and Clip-On ties are made to order and may require up to three weeks for creation and shipment.
  • Where are Beau Ties made?
    Right here in Vermont, as our name implies. Stop by for a visit next time you're in the Green Mountain State.
  • Can I drop in for a visit?
    We'd love to have you stop by - you can see our production facilities. We're open for visits Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4:30 pm except for the six weeks before Christmas when we add Saturday hours from 10 am - 4 pm. Here are directions to Beau Ties HQ - we look forward to seeing you soon!
  • Do You Make Customized Products??
    Yes, indeed! While we have several "standard" sizes and shapes of bow ties and neckties, we are happy to make custom sizes and shapes as well. Just give us a call at 800-488-8437, and we'll get you started.
    All of our accessories - D-Ring belts, pocket squares, cummerbunds, ascots, cravats, Beaufinity scarves, boys' bow ties, boys' neckties, and vests - are made to order from the fabric of your choice. Because these items are made to order, please allow up to two weeks for creation and delivery. Keep in mind, as well, that because these are custom-made items, the are not returnable except for defects in material or workmanship. They do qualify, of course, for our 3- and 6-item quantity discounts.
  • Can Beau Ties make custom pattern bow ties?
    We do - and we'll even keep your custom pattern on file for future orders! Here's all you need to know about how to get your custom ties made.
  • Can Beau Ties convert my necktie to a bow tie?
    Of course! To find out more, take a virtual tour of how we convert neckties to bow ties.
  • Does Beau Ties make ties and accessories for weddings?
    All the time - after all, what's a wedding without great ties – and maybe some matching cummerbunds and pocket squares? Find out more about how we can add a special touch to your wedding, and talk to our wedding coordinator to start making plans for the big day.
  • How can I submit a picture and story for you to share on the website or in your catalog?
    Just visit us on Facebook - you can upload your image and caption right there. Alternatively, you can email (at webmaster@beautiesltd.com) your digital photos (high resolution, please) or use the trusty postal service to send a print of your photo, along with your story and contact information, to: Beau Ties Ltd. of Vermont, 69 Industrial Avenue, Middlebury, Vermont 05753-1129.