Brick red tie

Fashion in ties, like most other fashions during the war years, was constrained and unobtrusive. But when the Second World War ended in 1945, a new optimism gradually permeated and influenced everyday wear. Ties became infused with colour and patterns stood out in bold relief.


Photographer: Georgina Sherman
Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Irene Sparks
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Parisian
Manufacturing location: Lorne Street, Auckland
Garment type: Tie
Material: Wool
Colour: Brick red
Label: Parisian
Date: 1940s