6 Great Ties for Dads and Grads

Whether you’re celebrating Father’s Day or a recent grad’s foray into the workforce, a tie is a classic go-to gift for the guy in your life.


Club Monaco Windowpane Tie


Easy to wear, go-with-anything grey is a no-brainer, even for the toughest person to shop for. The enlarged windowpane motif adds a pop of print to solid suits.

To buy: $89.50, clubmonaco.com.

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The Tie Bar Classic Chambray Tie


Chambray gives a relaxed, playful vibe to any shirt you pair it with—while still meeting the requirements of any office dress code.

To buy: $19, thetiebar.com.

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Brooks Brothers Paisley Print Slim Tie


Looking for something fashion-forward? This dapper paisley pattern punches up everything from a white oxford to a slim-cut black suit.

To buy: $59.50, brooksbrothers.com.

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J. Crew Cotton Tie in Classic Gingham


Prep Dad’s wardrobe for summer: This cotton option, handmade in New York City, sports a summer-ready gingham print that will earn him extra style points.

To buy: $59.50, jcrew.com.

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Banana Republic Diagonal-Print Plaid Tie


Bright baby blue plus graphic white and black make for an unexpected twist on classic plaid.

To buy: $59.50, bananarepublic.com.

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Fairfax Faille Tie


Worth the splurge, this 100-percent silk necktie looks great even when askew, thanks to a pretty pink and white herringbone lining.

To buy: $140, barneys.com.

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