Did you know...

There are 32 different ways to tie a Cravat. Le Blanc, H. (1828), The Art of Tying the Cravat, S. & D.A Forbes.

During the Romantic period, (1815-1850), the way a man tied his Cravat was an indication of his particular taste.

Above left - à la Byron, right Primo Tempo
Bottom left - L'Irelandaise, right L'Orientale

Think of how today's man chooses his tie knot and fit of cap.