A Little Bow Tie History

Bow Tie History So where in the hell did the ever popular and dapper bow tie come from? It derives from the and old style known as stock, simply put, it was a bolt of washable fabric wrapped many times around the neck and tied up front. Eventually, people got smart and the stock was reduced to a single band around the neck, while its ends tied up in a bow that we all know and love today.  By the end of the 19th century, there were at least two noticeably different bow tie shapes - the butterf...