Does Anybody Wear Ties Anymore?

Lauren Panariello | March 5, 2010 - 1:20 pm

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 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]