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Bow Ties In Film

Bow Ties In Film

What a costume designer does is a cross between magic and camouflage. We create the illusion of changing the actors into what they are not. We ask the public to believe that every time they see a performer on the screen, he’s become a different person. Edith Head In everyday life people use clothes for […]

Beau Brummell

Beau Brummell

Though he may not have invented the aphorism “fake it ‘til you make it,” the life, deportment and rapid social climb (and eventually downfall) of George Bryan “Beau” Brummell, a man born in a servants’ attic, the grandson of a valet and son of a courtesan, is proof that a dedication to self image, eloquence, […]

Bow Tie History

The bow tie first entered the scene as a new style of necktie in the beginning of the 19th century; a modification of its predecessor, the cravat. By the mid 1880s, the bow tie had become a staple in the fashion conscious man’s wardrobe. Since its introduction and mass acceptance into men’s dress, the bow […]