Here are some suggestions on how to care your silk ties including how to get rid of wrinkle, how to store a tie, and some tips for ties on travel. Those rules keep your ties looking nice and fresh and a long lifetime, of course.
Get Rid of the Wrinkle
Depending on how serious for the wrinkle, the wrinkles can be treated accordingly: hanging, rolling up, steam iron, iron. Mostly minor wrinkles can be removed easily by hanging after untie your necktie. It is one of the features which only silk has. Currently most high quality silk ties are wrinkle-resistant so this is the best and most gentle treatment to avoid wrinkle. Another way to straighten out any wrinkles is to roll the tie up from the narrow end to the broad end. Those two ways are highly recommended for quality silk ties. If still looks crumpled, the hand-held steamer is more recommended than the regular iron. One way to do this is to run a steamer above your ties without touching it. Remember that the high temperature is never good for your silk fabric. The regular iron is always the last resort. The reason is that you could damage the silk and the interlining of your ties. During ironing, some suggestions are as follows: set the irons temperature dial to silk; lay a thin, damp cloth over the tie; once done, let the tie to cool down for a while before hanging up.
How to Store a Silk Tie
Always keep your ties in a hanger or tie rack when not in use. Thats the best way to let a tie refresh itself and prevent the chances of getting wrinkles. Also, keep your neckties protected from sunlight, dust, humidity.
Tips on Travel
When traveling, how to pack your ties could be a headache. The easiest way is to have a tie briefcase for travel purposes. If you dont have it, there are two other possible ways:one is to put your rolling-up tie into your shoes, the other is to place the folded ties inside a dress shirt that you pack flat. Unwrapping your ties and hang them straight when you are in the hotel. A great way to straighten the ties is to hang your silk ties in the bathroom when you take a hot shower.