2,000 Years of the Necktie: Turtleneck: The Anti-Tie?
Turtleneck: The Anti-Tie?
by David Johnson
Neckties Through the Ages
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.