Over the past couple of years, guys in their 20s and early 30s have been embracing the necktie as a style statement. Even with tie sales among older age groups uniformly down, sales to men 18 to 34 were up more than 13%.
The necktieâ€™s resurgence among the “cool” crowd was sparked by designers like Thom Browne and Hedi Slimane, who made it a part of their collections. In keeping with the trend, sportswear lines like Theory and Club Monaco are now offering ties.
Itâ€™s too early to tell if the necktie will come back as a mandatory presence, but if you’re one that has to be part of the “in-crowd” when it comes to men’s fashion you’d best be off picking out ties to add to your wardrobe.
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