Tuesday, April 15, 2008

If You’re Young and Not Fainthearted

Is the bow tie really coming back?

However enigmatic the statement is in context, it gets right at a key point in men’s style — that is, dandyish one-upmanship.

Only a few years ago it was all but left for dead; men were ditching it even as part of a tuxedo. But as seen at the Academy Awards ceremony last month, the name of the game for many men, Daniel Day-Lewis among them, is Bow Tie: Resurrection.