Men's Neckwear Guide

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No, neckwear is not only ties.  Neckwear refers to various styles of clothing worn around the neck.  They are worn for fashion, combat, or protection against the influences of weather.  Common neckwear today include bow ties, neckties (cravat), scarves, feather boas and shawls.  Historically, ruffs and bands were worn.  Neck warmers have become popular for winter sports and for people living in cold environments.  A neck gaiter is an article of clothing worn about the neck for warmth. It is a closed tube of fabric, often thick fleece or synthetic, which is slipped on and off over the head. It can also be pulled up over the mouth to keep out wind and sand. Some balaclavas have a thin hood attached to what is essentially a neck gaiter.

In menswear a necktie is a popular form of neckwear.  A necktie, or simply tie, is a long piece of cloth worn for decorative purposes around the neck, resting under the shirt collar and knotted at the throat.  Variants include the ascot tie, bow tie, bolo tie, zipper tie, cravat and clip-on tie. The modern necktie, ascot, and bow tie are descended from the cravat. Neck ties are generally unsized, but may be available in a longer size. In some cultures men and boys wear neckties as part of regular office attire or formal wear.  The bow tie is a type of necktie. It consists of a ribbon of fabric tied around the collar of a shirt in a symmetrical manner so that the two opposite ends form loops. There are generally three types of bow ties: the pre-tied, the clip on, and the self tie.  Pre-tied bow ties are ties in which the distinctive bow is sewn onto a band that goes around the neck and clips to secure. Some "clip-ons" dispense with the band altogether, instead clipping straight to the collar. The traditional bow tie, consisting of a strip of cloth which the wearer has to tie by hand, is also known as a "self-tie," "tie-it-yourself," or "freestyle" bow tie.

A scarf, also known as a Kremer, muffler or neck-wrap, is a piece of fabric worn around the neck, near the head or around the waist for warmth, cleanliness, fashion, or religious reasons. They can come in a variety of different styles. fabrics, and colors.

A ruff is an item of clothing worn in Western Europe from the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-seventeenth century.  Fortunately, these are no longer popular.

Bands[1] are a form of formal neckwear, worn by some clergy and lawyers, and with some forms of academic dress. They take the form of two oblong pieces of cloth, usually though not invariably white, which are tied to the neck. Bands is usually plural because they require two similar parts and did not come as one piece of cloth.[2] Those worn by clergy are often called preaching bands, tabs or Geneva bands; those worn by lawyers are called barrister's bands or, more usually in Canada, tabs.

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