The popularity of Ascot ties: a truly timeless accessory
Stylish and distinctive, ascots were born in the aristocratic society in England in the nineteenth century and have ever since been indisputably one of the ultimate symbols of elegance, style and finesse. But as it goes with fashion, also ascot ties had from the beginning periods of great popularity and times in which no one wanted to take it out of the wardrobe. And now? Is the accessory back in fashion or not? And what influenced these trends? We’ll tell you!
Famous Hollywood stars like Clark Gable, Al Pacino and Pierce Brosnan, but also Michael Douglas, Brad Pitt and Colin Firth have shown us both in their film parts an on the red carpet how to add an extra touch of elegance to their outfit with an ascot tie. This makes the ascot an accessory that is suitable for many occasions for men of all ages!
Many garments and accessories experience historical cycles, periods in which they are worn by many people and then again periods in which they disappear from the scene: so it happend to the ascot tie over the decades.
Like so many before it, the ascot tie was banished to the farthest corner of the wardrobe until someone picked it up again for fun or out of a desire for individuality.
From then on, everything happened very quickly: The accessory brought up memories and people started to increasingly wear the special tie again.
Soon, the rediscovered accessory started to have a great comeback with a new generation. As you all now know every trend will eventually follow again the “resting phase” but no need to worry: According to the fashion experts, the rediscovery of the ascot tie has only just started and their popularity is in the middle of the growth phase. A trend that will remain with us for a long time! Don’t miss out on this opportunity and become a trendsetter with the ascot ties in many colours and patterns available in the online shop of Andrew’s Ties.