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You Have To See This Season's Editorial Twist On Neckties

It might still only be a sleeper trend (Gucci had a Victorian-inspired version in S/S ’18; Givenchy an extra wide style and Emilio Pucci a cravat in Pre-fall), but the look is almost always memorable. Who immediately comes to mind: Marlene Dietrich; Diane Keaton in Annie Hall (1977); even Melania Trump when she met the Trudeaus last October (honestly, one of her best fashion moments). In short, it makes a woman distinctive. Wear it the traditional way, or leave it undone for some dishabille cool.

Photography Vee Chin, assisted by Sherman See-Tho Styling Imran Jalal, assisted by Christabel Teo Hair Peter Lee/Mosche, using KMS Makeup Sha Shamsi, using Nars Model Anne Claire/Ave

This story first appeared in Female’s June print issue.


Cotton tie, matching shirt, and brass earrings with crystals, Gucci. Wool-blend pants, $879, Max Mara.
Silk shift dress with scarf tie, Givenchy.
Silk tie, $190, and cotton and cupro shirt, $390, Paul Smith. Jacquemus wool jacket, $1,290, Club21 Forum. Tweed skirt, Chanel.
Silk cravat and tweed jacket, Chanel.
Silk tie, $350, Prada. Cupro-blend blazer, $1,949, and wool-blend pants, $879, Max Mara. Cotton shirt, $390, Paul Smith. Metal earrings, Givenchy. Prices unavailable unless stated.