December 30, 2017


The tie originated in the 17th century Croatian mercenaries during the European War who used scarves around the neck to secure the neckline of the shirt. This method was gradually adopted by the upper class in France,

Prior to the fashion industry, bow ties were more prevalent in the 18th and 19th centuries. Honoré de Balzac, a famous French writer, once wrote a book for bowtie.

By the end of the nineteenth century, the bowtie's end became longer and longer, gradually evolved into a tie, and the bowtie gradually became less fashionable. Only the architect's community continued to wear because it was an important part of the architect's uniform.

Although ties are more common in today's society, bow ties are being re-focused on business meetings, grand occasion and even home. Some people wear bow ties to attend more relaxed dinners, cocktail parties or evening activities. Traditionally, the bow tie was still used as a tuxedo tuxedo, which is considered the only orthodox neckline dress.

In formal black ties, bow ties need to be worn, but not necessarily black. Bow ties are sometimes seen as symbols of connotation in pop culture, for example, spies in films and fiction. But on the other hand, bow ties are also common in clown costumes. Some people think the tie is unpopular, or weird

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