Tie: In the Affairs of Men


1.  Number facts about Ties

210 BC: The time period when the earliest known necktie can be dated to. It was worn by the first Chinese Emperor.

1600s: That is when the modern necktie can be traced back to. It originated from knotted silk scarves that Croatian soldiers wore. The modern necktie emerged during the Industrial Revolution when men wanted ties that were easy to knot and would last all day.

110: That’s how many silkworm cocoons it takes to make a good quality silk tie.

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