Every boy and young man needs to have a couple neckties for special occasions. Many boys like to dress up and wear ties for holidays and formal parties. In addition, many boys wear ties as part of a school uniform. Although there are clip on ties it is important for every boy to learn to tie a tie. A tie that has recently gained popularity are zip ties. These are ties that are already tied but instead of clipping on the neck hole is made larger by unzipping. After the tie is placed around the neck simply push the knot up zipping the tie on.