A Tie Game You Actually Win

Pierrepont Hicks Custom Wedding Ties

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We cringe when the groom and his men wear terrible ascots rented from some low-budget tux shop. What is this, prom?

Graduate to Pierrepont Hicks, a much-trumpeted Minneapolis-based neckwear line. Its custom wedding ties are affordable, proper, and double as useful gifts for groomsmen.

Each solid-color piece is made to order from Thomas Mason 100 percent cotton micro-cord and impeccably finished. Buying is simple: E-mail your wedding stats, pick from 37 shades (swatches cost $5 to ship), and decide between neck or bow. Monogramming is also available.

Orders take six to eight weeks to arrive, so if time is tight, opt for a ready-to-wear style (silk Thunder for high rollers, plaid Bedford for highlanders). Don’t worry about the dudes upstaging your girls — Anne M. Cramer makes bridesmaid dresses cut from the same luxe fabric. Coordinating? How very grown-up.

Available by e-mail order (
info@pierreponthicks.com), $42-$82. To see styles, go to pierreponthicks.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Pierrepont Hicks

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