2,000 Years of the Necktie
Celebrity and Rock Star Fashion
by David Johnson
Neckties Through the Ages
With the advent of mass media, celebrities such as sports heroes, movie actors, and popular singers became creators of a variety of neckwear trends.
Humphrey Bogart often sported bow ties, while another actor, Ronald Colman, was considered one of Hollywood's sharpest dressers with his tailored, elegant look. Elvis Presley sported an old fashioned neckerchief, and helped prolong and out of date style a few more years.
Game show host Regis Philbin became influential with his luxurious looking ties in solid colors to match his shirts.
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