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How to wear a bow tie properly

Initially, people tied a neckerchief in a bow around the neck.  This method of tying a neckerchief was called a butterfly, because of its shape resembling a butterfly with unfolded wings. The bow tie became popular after Puccini’s opera “Cio-cio-san,” or “Madame Butterfly” in 1904. It was then when at the opening night all orchestra musicians were […]

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