The Necktie: Its Militant History, Its Unknown Future

Hermès Neckties

It’s a hot afternoon and that tight piece of silk or microfiber around your neck is feeling pretty uncomfortable. It’s the obligatory necktie, and you would not be alone in asking: How precisely did we end up wearing these things? It all began with 17th century warfare.  During the Thirty Years War (1618 to 1648)… More