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Astaire’s Swingin’ Bow Tie

May 27, 2012


The 1936 musical Swing Time must have played on television recently because I received a couple of queries about the unique neckwear worn with a tuxedo by Fred Astaire.  I have to say I’ve never come across this sort of floppy-ended version of a bow tie before.  I presume that’s because its tousled and informal […]


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