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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 clearly 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 neck wear. For what the myopic self tiers do not appreciate is the art form that is the clip on bow tie.

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