About Van Buck

Van Buck England is a quality tie manufacturer based in a small village in Sible Hedingham, Essex, we make most of our products in our factory and our Limited Edition Ties are made in England using the best quality silk fabrics made in Europe. 

Van Buck England was established in 1976 and founded by Peter Rayner, Ivan Palmer and Tim Buckman. It is a second generation family run business with the factory and office located in a small village in Sible Hedingham, Essex, 45 miles from London. We currently have over 100,000 ties, bow ties, cravats, cummerbunds, pocket squares, hankies and cufflinks in stock. The fabrics used are purchased from the finest weavers and printers from all around the world, including England, Scotland, Italy, Germany, America and Asia.

We have been manufacturers of fine English neckwear for the past 25 years. Some of our clients have included Buckingham Palace, Lotus Cars, Essex County Cricket First Team and Dancing On Ice. Many distinguished News readers and TV presenters have also been seen wearing our unique neckwear such as Stephen Fry, John Snow, Ian Hislop, Sir Ian Botham and the previous Prime Minister, David Cameron and most famously the Lord Speaker John Bercow who wore one of our ties on the front cover of his autobiography book, Unspeakable.

Our products are hand finished and made with the finest fabrics and the majority of our products are made in England which makes each piece individual and exclusive.

Our Limited Edition Silk Collection is exclusively made at our own factory and is extremely popular. What makes it extra special is that only 100 pieces of each colour in each design have been made and each tie is individually numbered by hand. All of our Limited Edition Silk products are made entirely from British woven silk and designed and coloured by our experienced in house team. We also manufacture bow ties; both pre-tied bow ties and self-tie bow ties perfect for weddings, parties and events from this unique collection.

Our popular Made with Liberty Fabrics and plain satin range are perfect for weddings and the range of products includes ties, bow ties, cravats, cummerbunds and pocket squares, rouches and cravats. This collection is perfect for weddings and can be matched flawlessly to your bridal party. We have everything you’d want to accessorise the groom, groomsmen, best man, father of the bride, usher and page boy. We also offer swatches, so it’s easier for you to see the exact colour and pattern. If you’d like to place an order from the swatches you purchase, we offer the amount you’ve spent on swatches as a credit towards your order with us. 

Our men's neckties are available in 2 sizes; regular, 7.5cm/8cm and skinny, 6cm. We also make regular boys ties that are 120cm in length and 6cm wide.


Cut, Make & Trim Service


Van Buck provide a very unique Cut, Make and Trim service. We are able to manufacture Ties, Bow Ties, Rouches, Cravats, Cummerbunds and Pocket Squares, including children’s sizes, from individual fabric supplied to us by you. This enables you, as a customer to offer a highly unique and personal service with the knowledge and confidence that we can produce exactly what you require. We have no minimum quantity and a maximum delivery time of 4 weeks. All you need to do is:


1. Phone or email us your order and give the date for completion and we will instruct you as to how much cloth you may require for us to produce your item(s).

2. Send your fabric direct to our factory at 31 Rippers Court, Station Road, Sible Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3PY, with the date for completion and return address. 

3. Once the goods have been produced, we will send them direct to your return address by 24-hour courier.


We can also make any colour combination two tone bow tie by mixing any 2 of our plain colours together, you can see a range of our colours watches here.