So you are looking for a tie that stands out? You may want to give the Lumen Tie a look. It is an Arduino programmable Bluetooth tie that reacts to sounds and lets you play games. You can display messages, change patterns, adjust brightness, and turn the LEDs on/off from your smartphone or tablet. The tie is also compatible with Apple Watch and other popular smartwatches.
With an integrated microphone, the tie can react to music around you. The battery life lasts up to 12 hours. More information is available here.