Timmy Pickles
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Clip On Bow Ties

From the skinnies of the 40s, through the stunning designs of the 50s and 60s, to velvet butterflies of the 70s, anything goes, choose your vintage clip on bow tie carefully and make an impression that won't be forgotten.

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About clip on bow ties

Über cool and iconoclastic. The vintage clip-on bow tie is a stunning retro fashion statement. The bow tie you wear demonstrates your disdain for the mediocre.  The fact that you wear a clip-on thumbs the nose at those that are mistaken in the belief that self-tie is the only possible neckwear. For what the myopic self-tiers do not appreciate is the clip-on bow tie’s art form.

Throughout the decades of the 1940s, 50s, 60s, and 70s, gentlemen’s wear designers appreciated the opportunities that the clip-on bow tie presented them. As the final result was not dependent upon the wearer's clumsy fingers, they were able to express their skills fully. They could use contrasting fabrics in double bows, have strategically placed designs and patterns and create bows unimaginable before the arrival of the clip-on.