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The Invention of Neckties

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When neckties were first introduced, the collar of the shirt was still a separate garment, held in place by the necktie, which was still a functional garment.

Since the introduction of shirts with the collar sewn in, neckties have been obsolete, retained in fashion for conformity's sake, on a foundation of a now forgotten functionalism.

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