Do you know the cravat fashion history

The symbolism of the cravat in today’s world is multiple and probably well known but what do you know about its origins? Do you know the cravat homeland and history?

The story says that it originates from a French Royal Regent back in 17. century. Even though I said French actually it was a foreign regent established in 1664. year originally from Croatia (employed by France for 30- year war purposes ).

This army soon becomes very noticeable by war accomplishments but also by a striking fashion statement shawl around the neck.

The red shawl becomes noticeable as a symbol of the Croat regent during the war and the regent simply become known as “Royal Cravates”.

After that war, during the time, the “red shawl” evolves into a garment we all today know as a CRAVAT.

Cravat fashion history facts

U vrijeme “Tridesetogodišnjeg rata” u 17om stoljeću hrvatska laka konjica pristupa francuskoj vojsci. Tokom 1664-e godine utemeljujese pukovnija “Royal Cravates”. Pukovnija brzo postaje na glasu po vojnom junaštvu ali postaje prepoznatljiva i po orginalnom izgledu, naime svi vojnici su imali rubac oko vrata.

Crveni rubac, kojeg su djevojke vezivale vojnicima oko vrata prije polaska u rat. Odorama je davao prepoznatljiv pečat i postao je simbol hrvatske pukovnije.

Taj rubac, prepoznatljiv simbol pukovnije Cravates u 17-om stoljeću danas svi poznajemo kao kravatu.

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