The modern necktie, a symbol of elegance and sophistication.There are of course many different types of tie, and it is worn in different ways around the world, depending on culture and what the occasion is. It is a highly fashionable item and designers claim that a good tie can make an outfit, whereas a bad one can break it.
This list takes a look at five of the most expensive neckties in the world in descending order:
6. Christian Lacroix Fantasy Pattern – $1,150
This strange tie from the famous French fashion designer Christian Lacroix.
The tie is 100% silk which is of immense quality. This also makes it so expensive as well along with the quality of the patterns in which the fabric is cut.
5. Stefano Ricci’s Formal Crystal Tie – $1,775
In the current Stefano Ricci collection there are quite a number of formal Crystal ties.
All of the ties are 100% silk satin but this one is addorned with a large number of Swarovski crystals. It is the crystals that make the tie so expensive and sought after.
4. EMPA Gold Tie – $8,500
The EMPA Gold Tie is a cravat that goes beyond all other cravats in terms of value, style and importance. After ten years of research, the textile experts at Empa in St Gallen were able to create a thread resulting from a mixture of silk and 24-carat gold.
3. Hexties Luxury Ties range – 17,590$
What is unique about HexTie’s range of ties is that it uses a complex process of two rigid polymers joined together by a flexible fabric.
2. Stefano Ricci’s Diamond Plated Tie – $30,000
This Stefano Ricci tie is one of the most expensive and over-the-top neckties ever created. It is the diamonds that give it its true value and it is an imopact statement beyond all others. The wearers of this tie can say – look what I can afford! It is much more than just an accessory.
Apart from being embedded with precious crystals, Stefano Ricci’s ties are made of pure satin silk.
1. Satya Paul Design Studio Suashish Tie – $220,000
It is the most expensive tie in the world is also the most impressive and luxurious one ever made. This incredible piece of fashion history is the work of the Satya Paul Design Studio who teamed up with the Suashish Diamond Group to create a piece of the utmost extravagance. The necktie is made of pure silk, and fashioned from 150 grams of gold, and 271 diamonds, hence the price. The silk material itself is
still immensely valuable but, without the gold and diamonds, this tie would be no where near as expensive as it is.