(History of ties) Rightly said this, If you believe your abilities will recompense your inelegant looks, reconsider it again. There is no second chance to make the first impression and believe it or not, appearance matter. Wearing a tie can always make you look like a courteous and honorable man. While having a chivalrous mien will fetch you a good job and whether it’s looking for your significant others, employees or employers, an official meet; a person initial hunch about you will stick to them even if you change it afterward. So, Always dress classy, leave an indelible likeness about you in your surroundings.
Ties can always make a man look like a gentleman. So, “Dress up your sportswear and dress down your formal wear.” Ever wondered how old these ties might be? It is in trend since the 17th century.
Here is a brief history of ties!
1. 1680-1850: Cravats, stocks, bandanas, scarves
The history of ties dates back to the 17th century. Previously, the piece of cloth which was used to wound round their neck were thought as a protection during battle. The forerunner of the modern tailored necktie, this plain piece of cloth was called cravats and also referred to as ‘steinkirk’.
The wearer has forced chin up which make them look more formal and important.
‘Neckclothitania’ was the first book to use the word tie which illustrates about 14 different ways to tie and this marked the beginning of the history of ties. As soon as the book reached more people, many styles quickly became a mark of man grace and wealth. At this time, scarf neck wrap also came in style.
2. 1860–1920s: Bow ties, scarf/neckerchief, the Ascot, the long tie
Since the wearing of cravats and scarves was cumbersome there was a dire need of something which was easy to put during a workday. By this time, complicated array of knots and styles of neck wear gave way to the neckties and bow ties, the latter a much smaller, more convenient version of the cravat.” If you wanna be somebody, you gotta rock a bow tie.” Another type of neck wear, the Ascot tie, was considered de rigueur for male guests at formal dinners and male spectators at races. These Ascots had wide flaps that were crossed and pinned together on the chest.
3. 1920 – present day
In the wake of 21st Century, ties widened to 3 1⁄2 to 3 3⁄4 inches (8.9 to 9.5 cm) wide, with a broad range of patterns available, from traditional stripes, foulards, and club ties to abstract, themed, and humorous ones. The standard length remains 57 inches. The history of ties shows that there was an old age tradition to wear something in the neck as seen by tribals in Amazon. Europe introduced the tie in the upheavals of the thirtieth century. These have emerged on a global scale and numerous trends have come in the vogue as of now.
“A man that knows how to look good, but doesn’t dwell on his looks. Hold yourself to a gentleman’s standard of thinking, talking, and acting. When a man decides to become a gentleman, his looks will show it – inside and out”
Something looks missing here:
Yes, it’s the lean one, an ideal one, and the classic one – ‘TIE.’
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