Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Bow Ties Are Making A Comeback

Bow-ties are making a serious comeback and they don't look like your grandpa's bow-ties, they are absolutely rocking. A lot of celebrates are rocking the red carpet with their bow-ties and looking stunning.

Women are also styling the bow-ties and bringing an even sexier appeal to the new look, wearing them in black and all different colors from pastels to bright reds.
  1. Classic Bow Tie (Thistle of Semi-Butterfly) Bow ties that have a wing size of 2.25"-2.75" are most popular.
  2. Narrow Bow Ties (Batwing Bows). The Batwing bow tie is narrow and has a look that resembles a mix between classic bow tie and ribbon a typically has a size of 1.5" - 2".
  3. Large Butterfly Bow Tie The butterfly is a large bow tie that typically measures a wing size of 3"-3.5".
  4. Bow Ties with Pointed Ends Bow ties that have pointed ends are perfect for those that want something unique while still adhering to a strict black tie dress code.

 The bow tie originated among Croatian mercenaries during the Prussian wars of the 17th century: the Croat mercenaries used a scarf around the neck to hold together the opening of their shirts. This was soon adopted (under the name cravat, derived from the French for "Croat") by the upper classes in France, then a leader in fashion, and flourished in the 18th and 19th centuries

Here you have a quick tip on how to tie a bow -tie

Reference: Bows'N Ties,  wikipedia


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