Ascots Aplenty

Ascot - ( as-kət, -ˌkät)

An ascot tie, or ascot, is a narrow neckband with wide pointed wings, traditionally made of pale gray patterned silk...The ascot is descended from the earlier type of cravat widespread in the early nineteenth century...

Fred Jones of Scooby Doo wears an orange ascot, which was a craze in the 60s next to tye-dye shirts, bell bottoms and peace necklaces. Michael Corleone, Al Pacino's character in The Godfather, wears an ascot in a few scenes. Don Knotts would often wear an ascot in his role as Ralph Furley on Three's Company. Comedian Drew Hastings has been known to wear an ascot often. Animated cartoon character Speedy Gonsalez wears a red ascot.

Courtesty of Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ascot_tie

Photos courtesy of Josh Chapman

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