Thursday, October 14, 2010

A Very Interesting Little Known Fact About Ties


Neckties date to medieval days when a knight would become quite romantic 


Neckties are truly a measure of dressing for style and possible for love too.  I found this interesting piece searching the New York Times for articles about neckties.   Apparently there is some truth to love, ties and knights, after all aren't all men knights at heart - Jeffrey Hunter

Article: NECKTIES EVOLVED FROM MEDIEVAL SCARVES

Who invented men's neckties, and why? - Jerry, Commerce City. 
Neckties date to medieval days when a knight errant would wear a token of affection from his lady fair - usually a scarf around his neck, says Leonard Brodsky, spokesman for the National Neckwear Association in Brooklyn, N.Y. ``From there, it just evolved,'' he said. Neckties in their current incarnation, or at least recognizable as such, have been around since the late 1800's, he said.

Check out my blog post from a week ago, Venus the Goddess of Love by Botticelli if you have any doubts about love and ties click here to view Venus the Goddess of Love necktie

A previous post you will want to read is right here Venus the Goddess of Love by Sandro Botticelli