The bow tie is an accessory in the Dragon Quest series. It can only be worn by male characters.
The bow tie has a defence bonus of +2 and a style bonus of +15. It can be equipped by the Hero, Ruff, and Sir Mervyn. The bow tie can be found in various locations, including Bulgio's mansion, Pomposo's tower in the present, and Hubble. If worn with the silk tuxedo when being graded for the Excellence Grading Organisation, it provides an extra +25 style bonus.