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The origin of the bow tie
- Jan 31, 2018 -

The bow tie originated in the 17th century European wartime Croatian mercenaries who used scarves around their necks to fix their shirt collars, a method that was gradually adopted by French society, which was leading the fashion industry, and the bow tie was more prevalent in 18th century and 19th century.


By the end of the 19th century, the end of the bow tie had grown longer, gradually turning into a tie, and the bow tie had gradually ceased to be fashionable, and only the architects ' community had continued to wear it as an important part of the architect's uniform.


Although ties are common in today's society, bow ties are being paid attention to in business meetings, grand occasions and even at home. Some people wear a bow tie to attend a relaxing dinner, cocktail party or evening event. Traditionally, the bow tie is still used as a matching tuxedo, which is considered the only Orthodox neckline.


In the formal occasion of the dinner (black tie), need to wear a bow tie, but not necessarily dark. Cravat is sometimes regarded as a symbol of connotation in popular culture.