Self tie bow ties are the ultimate in sophistication. For some tying your own bow tie is a scary thought, but these days with youtube tutorials, you can be tying your own bow tie in minutes. These self tie bows are made with a fabric called microfibre which is thought of as a man-made equivalent to silk. This means that it's much more stain resistant than a silk tie but still has the elegant sheen and luxurious feel to it. Microfibre ties are also one of the most popular for uniforms and those in the service industry. It also means that no silk worms had to be exploited!