Small spoils of travel from a week on the road. There is a wine micro-dot necktie around my neck, a sized (no buckle in the back) black grosgain bow tie in my bag, and a silk madras four in hand, navy with maroon bow tie and three Irish linen hanks on the bed.
Both bow ties have what I think of as the Charvet shape, unlike the butterfly style usually seen in the United States. They may be a bit more difficult to tie but I prefer the look.
The handkerchiefs, from Drakes London, are bigger and heavier than anything I have found elsewhere. The size means offer more possibilities in a breast pocket and the weight helps them remain in place.