Vintage celebrity bow tie moments
August 28 is Bow Tie Day
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The tradition of adorning the neck with a knotted piece of fabric dates back to the 1600s. The fashion flourished in the 18th and 19th centuries, but was always more associated with black tie evening wear. It took high-profile celebrity bow tie connoisseurs to reappropriate this fancy winged-knot piece of apparel, with singers and movie stars especially redefining the function of a once purely formal fashion accessory.
Click through and take a look at these celebrity bow tie moments.
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