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Are Trump and British MPs hastening the death of the tie?5 Jul 11:40am

Are Trump and British MPs hastening the death of the tie?

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The House of Commons’ new dress code is less restrictive than many gentlemen’s clubs. But is the ubiquitous open-collar look simply a phase in the garment’s evolution? And could high fashion offer a lifeline?It was president John F Kennedy who took the credit and the blame for the demise of the hat, after he declined to wear a topper to his inauguration in 1960. Before long, the only American men who wore headgear to work were beat cops and construction workers. Now, the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, has threatened the primacy of the necktie in British public life, telling MPs
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