Complete 6 pages APA formatted article: History of Ties: How did ties become an essential element of modern business attire. In this research paper we are going to investigate and analyze how the tie has evolved and become an integral part of fashion and business attire. Thesis: In this modern contemporary world, ties have become more of a fashion statement than just a piece of clothing as it serves to command respect and dignity from all those who are associated with it. What’s so sensational about the modern tie and how did it come to occupy this position?. In our study of the evolution of ties, we would try to answer the above questions and get a better picture of how ties evolved over the ages and how it has come to stay in modern society as an indispensable part of male attire. Ancient neckwear dates back to about 30,000 years ago, when people wore adornments around their necks such as necklaces made of glass beads, wood, feathers or metal. In the Middle Ages, people were quite superstitious and believed that using such ornaments around their necks helped to ward off evil. During the seventeenth century, the Croatian mercenaries who had fought and won the war over Turkey, visited King Louis XIV in Paris in order to celebrate their victory. Besides their smart uniforms, the soldiers wore bright scarves around their necks called cravats.

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