Men's Neckwear Fashion Timeline

  • Neckwear

    Consisted of flat two-inch wide silk ties tied into a flat bow
  • Ties

    Replacing the billowing tie of the 1850's is a very narrow silk tie at the collar.
  • Bow Tie

    Bow Tie
    Very small bow ties replaced the neckwear of the 1860s
  • The Club Tie

    The Club Tie
    Originated at Exeter college when the rowing team took off bands from their hats and placed them around their neck.
  • The Cravat

    The Cravat
    Similar to todays neck tie, using the same four tie knot.