Places where bow-ties are more frequent:
-Southern United States "The South"
If you are a lawyer, doctor... running your own practice/firm where you make the rules, or are VERY VERY successful and people know you are a boss, and not a clown.
I like to wear them at nice parties... not black tie events obviously, but engagements where people are in sport coats, or suit sans tie... I like to break out a bow tie. They're fun and not stuffy when played in the...