Most notably, the bow tie goes well with a tuxedo shirt with a stand-up collar with raised corners.
You can also combine the bow tie with a traditional Kent collar, preferably using a simple bonding technique, because a classic bow tie is more suitable for a collar with raised horns.
Do not wear colorful tuxedo bow ties – it is no coincidence that they are called "day flies"”, Therefore, they cannot be an addition to a typical evening outfit.
To, do you look good in a bow tie, depends on your facial features and current fashion, as well as on clothes, you want to connect it with (goes well with a single or double-breasted suit, but not for all collar styles).
In any case, you must first of all be convinced, that wearing a bow tie as an accessory to your outfit is the right choice. You must feel at ease in it, dressed, not disguised.