The modern necktie spread by Europe traces back to the time of the Thirty Years' War when Croatian mercenaries from the Croatian Military Frontier in French service, wearing their traditional small, knotted neckerchiefs, aroused the interest of the Parisians. Due to the slight difference between the Croatian word for Croats, Hrvati, and the French word, Croates, the garment gained the name "cravat." The boy-king Louis XIV began wearing a lace cravat about 1646, when he was seven, and set the fashion for French nobility. That vtrend continues today in the form of neckties
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