The traditional bow tie will always be around, but with a modern bride comes a modern groom. There are different ways that you can go about tying a dess tie from Windsor to Prince Albert. Brooks Brothers has a great selections of ties, much like your bridal attendants buying their dress this is a great way for the groomsmen to have a piece of the day to keep too. They also offer a guide on different ways to tie a tie.
If this is still a bit to traditional for you. Opt out the tie with an open button for a less formal wedding, possibly a beach ceremony. Taking this opportunity to add pattern color and personality to the groom and his groomsmen on this day will make a huge impact. You just may want to keep your groom away from the “bootlace” cowboy tie.