The necktie (or tie) is a long piece of cloth worn around the neck, resting under the shirt collar and knotted at the throat. Men and women wear neckties as part of regular office attire or formal wear. Neckties can also be worn as part of a uniform (e.g. military, school). The necktie can be traced back to the time of the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648) when Croatian mercenaries in French service, wearing their traditional small, knotted neckerchiefs, aroused the interest of the Parisians.


The cravat is a neckband, the forerunner of the modern, tailored necktie. A long towel put about the collar which can also tied before with a Bow Knot.


Cravat 


Bow Ties

The bow tie is a men's necktie popularly worn with formal attire, such as suits or dinner jackets. It consists of a ribbon of fabric tied around the collar in a symmetrical manner such that the two opposite ends form loops.

Bow Ties

Butterfly type

Bow Type

Bats Wing Type

Bow Ties


An ascot tie, or ascot, is a narrow neckband with wide pointed wings, traditionally made of pale gray patterned silk. It resembles like a readymade tie and octagon in shape as it consists of neck band and knot.


It can be classified on the basis of various kind of knots such as Four-in-hand knot (simple knot),pratt knot, Seven fold, Half windsor knot Types of Material used such as Silk, Rayon, Woolen etc

Based on type of knot

Windsor Knot

Four-in-hand knot

Type of Materials

Silk Rayon Wool

Hand Painted ties

Clip-on tie

Designer Ties

Gambler’s tie

Bird Feather Tie

A scarf is a piece of fabric worn on or near the head or around the neck for warmth, cleanliness, fashion or for religious reasons.


Feather Boa
• A Feather Boa is a fashion accessory that is usually worn wrapped around the neck like a scarf. A boa may be made of fur, but it is usually made from various types of feathers: Ostrich, marabou, chandelle and turkey are the most common feathers used although non-feather

boas are also available.

•The ruff evolved from the small fabric ruffle at the drawstring neck of the shirt or chemise. •They served as changeable pieces of cloth that could themselves be laundered while keeping the wearer's doublet from becoming soiled at the neckline.

Neck wear as uniform

US Navy Sailors Band as neckwear worn by lawyers

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