Wednesday, July 27, 2011


Still Wearing a Necktie?

Further articles and videos about the necktie or the absence of the tie.  They area bit dated by a about 2 - 3 years but still relevant.  I still wear ties, but I sell them so I guess it's part of my job.   I also write about them, design them, dream about them, and.....  I like wearing neckties  - Jeffrey Hunter

Recent poll shows few men still wear neckties to work. What message does that send? And is the more casual look good, bad or meaningless?

Lancaster New Era

Updated Oct 03, 2008
By CINDY STAUFFER

Just 6 percent of men wear a necktie to work every day, according to a recent Gallup poll. This news was so shocking that it made the front page of the Wall Street Journal last month. Well, that might be a gasper to Mr. Gallup and fancypants New Yorkers, but out here in the real world, in places like Lancaster County, it's hardly a revelation.

Look around your office. OK, the summer interns are wearing a tie (a very snappy bright-green number on the tall guy). So is your boss (a more subdued blue and tan stripe).  But the rest of the fellows? Not so much, unless you work in a law office or bank.

What does the decline of the necktie say about our lives today? Is this a good thing or a bad thing?

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