Accessories for Modern Gentlemen: Bow Ties

Earlier when I traced the history of the modern necktie I deliberately did not mention one particular development – the bow tie. The bow tie shares the same origins as the necktie. It was Pierre Lorillard who made the black bow tie a standard piece of formal attire for gentlemen. This designer is credited with creating the tuxedo which was named after Tuxedo Park (located … Continue reading Accessories for Modern Gentlemen: Bow Ties