Well, the long-awaited verdict has finally been rendered, and the results are not at all surprising. Not dissimilar to the bow tie, the knit necktie has steadily gained the approval of the contemporary masses and now a gentleman can comfortably wear one almost anywhere. He is definitely not alone. This quintessential preppy staple is showing up under the dress shirt collar of gentlemen across the map. Just make sure that dress shirt is either a button-down or point collar. Yes, like any other gentleman’s accessory, the knit necktie arrives with certain rules. Here are a few to commit to memory.