Hot temperatures mean that you're looking for two things in your clothing, especially in tailored pieces: breath-ability and light fabrics. Knit ties have been my favorite tailoring accessory before I knew they were called knit ties. Why? The woven fabric not only makes your neck wear more breathable, but adds a casual element like no other tie can.
I always like to say that knit ties are the tie you'll want to where when you're not sure if you should wear one. Going to an event where everyone's wearing a tie? You'll create a "This guy can look good without even trying" vibe, leaving you as the last cool guy standing. Overdressed for an event? The casual fabric plus a four in hand knot will help you look dressed down.
Don't make the mistake of wearing a power tie when you shouldn't have, or not wearing a tie when you should have. A knit tie is the perfect middle ground and here are a few of my favorites around:
DJ Hargrave is a menswear blogger and founder of Tailor Made Style. HIs goal is to empower others to become the strongest version of themselves through their style and helping them be informed by what's going on in the menswear world. You can find him on Instagram and Snapchat @tailormadedj