Oh boy - I have moved away from the normal tie and have switched over to high quality bolo ties. I wear them with suits, sport coats, and even with my tux. They have the advantage of not having to button your top button, they don't go out of style, they can appreciate in value (unlike a silk tie and become an adult bib).
I have attached a photo of a very nice bolo - the good ones are really very nice.
They don't necessarily go into style either!
But I'm way up here in Boston, so what do I know about it? If someone wears a bolo around here it simply looks pretentious.