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2,000 Years of the Necktie

Turtleneck: The Anti-Tie?

by David Johnson
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The turtleneck could be called the anti-tie. British writer Noel Coward started wearing colored turtlenecks in the 1920's and created a new fad. French intellectuals and their counterparts in the United States popularized black turtlenecks in the 1950s.






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