|Hand-painted ties are often individualized to the wearer's personality, interests, |
or profession. These would seem to belong to an American traveling gourmet.
|Painters who have inspired necktie designers.|
|When turned vertically as normally worn (right), the design origin is not so obvious.|
|This Jane Ireland design|
would be at home in even
the fanciest restaurants
|Renoir's Dance at Bougival (right), 1883, inspired the hand-painted |
version (left) similar to the printed versions I used to wear.
|In today's world, motion pictures|
rather than paintings are often the
inspiration for hand-painted ties.
|Like all else, there are books on|
how to paint neckties.
|The butterfly bow tie--though men wear them, women are often the ones who buy them.|
|For the man aiming to flaunt his (supposed wealth), |
or one with a taste for classic, as well as raunchy beauty.
designs are seldom seen in
hand painted neckwer.
|Will the necktie still be around when he's old enough to wear a real one?|