You may be wondering what fashion item I'm referring to, and here are some clues.
|photo via academia cravatica|
It's the necktie, or cravat!
And this photo is more for me as I still have a difficult time with ties.
|In 2003 the Academia Cravatica, dressed up an ancient Roman amphitheatre in the northern Adriatic town of Pula,Croatia with an 800-meter (2,640-foot) red tie, breaking the world record!|
Now a history lesson:
|photos via busybeelauren|
Did you know that theoretically there are 85 ways to knot a cravat, but only a dozen suit the usual notions of symmetry and balance? Really? I can barely manage to do 1 knot!
"When you tie a cravat without your father´s help, it means you´ve grown up."~ Alessandro di Robilant.
|photo courtesy of MarinNYC|
A very stylish boy!