Does Anybody Wear Ties Anymore?
The L.A. Times is reporting that the neck tie industry is in serious decline, and they are blaming a slew of people we never thought would impact the fashion world. It turns out that President Obama has started a trend by wearing button-downs without ties, and Bill Gates is to blame too! The dot.com era turned casual Fridays into casual everydays, as boys began typing away in polos and dress pants. This bare-neck craze doesn’t seem to be losing momentum anytime soon, but a word to the wise, boys: Some of us ladies still love a dapper, suited man. [L.A. Times]