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Now Playing: The Return of the Bow Tie

[caption id="attachment_733" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Guy Pearce Inspects Nick Cave's Necktie, Who Ignored the Black Tie Dress Code"][/caption] We've been not-so-silently (or patiently) anticipating the bow tie's triumphant return since it first faded beneath the long tie's spotlight. Many people told us that we'd have some time to wait, arguing that there was much more potential in the long tie than even the most cleverly stylish gentleman could find tucked away in the dapper folds of his bow tie, and for a while they seemed right. Though fashion tends to exist in short bursts of trendiness, the long tie proved itself...

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The Comeback Tux

[caption id="attachment_591" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Classic 2 Button Tuxedo with Notch Lapel"][/caption] Good news, our tuxedo-loving brothers: the days of thinner ties — and thus a thinner tuxedo presence at formal events — are, well, thinning out, and tuxedo sales are slowly but surely climbing once again. Can we get a "hip, hip, hooray!"? Oh who are we kidding, of course we can. To the point though, to what do we owe this exciting pleasure? Well, in addition to the declining popularity of less tuxedo-friendly ties and accessories and more relaxed standards of dress, the rising prevalence of bow ties in...

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