The Tie – An Historical Appeal

Ties are already more in vogue than commonly assumed. Ties have always in season and not come therefore also out of fashion. And so the tie is still as before as a gift even if ties as a gift often, and basically wrong, a reputation as a stop-gap solution. There is even the cynical slogan: do you no longer think that your loved ones on you, then you just have to give ties “.” Why, this saying is sometimes also a little truth in itself, is that many men over the years across randomly is gifted with the various ties and these are then usually not used. It has the tie itself, so this is understood as a fashion accessory with PEP or homogeneous complement, but a lot to offer and the possibilities to prove good taste in form this long tie, are immense. This begins, that they sometimes only gives the necessary PEP a business outfit or evening wardrobe with a high-quality tie made of silk or other fine material. Unless now as eye-catcher or homogeneous supplement, the possibilities are wide ranging.

And this circumstance has led in recent years, more and more companies to your coworkers with ties in the corporate design put a sign towards affiliation and recognition. Historically, the tie has beautiful some development steps behind and it was discussed by historians when you can expect now that the archetype of the tie was used again and again. The assumption that soldiers of the Emperor of China were already wearing an early form of the tie was refuted. This turned out as fixing cloth of head plaster, which differentiated the rank. Historical sources talking but time and again, that in the course of the centuries often worn around the neck tied cloths were mostly in the context of the soldier. On representations of the thirty years war, soldiers who wear neck loops and tie to come very close to our tie can be found for example again.

The legend marched in a military parade in France in 1663 on a Croatian Cavalry Regiment, surviving sources to follow these riders wore a tie, which was attached to a node on the collar and which ends hanging over the chest. King Ludwig XIV was impressed and led the tie or Cravate, as it was called originally, one at the Court. From then on, the triumph of the tie started this culminated in that Ludwig XIV occupied a Cravatier, served only to maintain the ties. In the 19th century the dissemination of the tie was already so advanced, that in England a book was published, discussed in the correct forms of the binding. Hardly anyone is aware that one is one of the 180 different types of nodes, a tie can be bound with the. Sure of which only few other species of four-in-hand nodes, the Pratt- and finally the two Windsor versions and finally the Grantchester nodes widespread particularly in Germany are most famous. The fact is today virtually no representatives of the male comes Sex question around, at least a few times to wear a tie and to deal with at least version of the node. In this respect several instructions in the vastness of the World Wide Web, making a correct binding easy finding happiness. Bernhard Murauer

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