Web Exclusive: A Curious Clip-On

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The clip-on tie is a 20th-century invention and considered a more contemporary descendant of the traditional necktie.

Gayle Strege shares a curious fashion discovery found in the Historic Costume and Textiles Collection at The Ohio State University that demonstrates why this menswear accessory might have been around much longer than we thought. One clip-on tie featured presidential campaign memorabilia with President Theodore Roosevelt and his running mate Charles W. Fairbanks.

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Jackie Shafer is the Producer of Broad & High. When she’s not exploring all the fabulous arts and culture Columbus has to offer, she’s choreographing very complicated and physically impossible roller-skating routines in her head.