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Sir Richard BransonBusiness magnate, investor and philathropist. Founder of Virgin Group“I don’t know why the tie was ever invented,” Branson told Bloomberg in 2012. It’s about one of the few things that Britain has exported successfully and it completely destroyed those lovely robes that the Japanese used to wear, and now everyone looks the same and dresses the same.”Business Insiderhttps://www.businessinsider.com.au/richard-branson-cut-off-strangers-tie-2016-11?r=US&IR=TNov 15, 2016
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Brady JacobsenHead of Operations, Velocity Frequent Flyer at Virgin Australia GroupTwitter bio: "Brady Jacobsen | Daddyx3 | Suit No Tie | Music Fiend | Art Aficionado | Straight Lines | Diversity Champ | Clicker | My tweets my views"Twitter: https://twitter.com/bradyjacobsen?lang=en Twitter Handle: @BradyJacobsenhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/bradyjacobsen
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Jamie OliverBritish celebrity chef and restaurateur. His typically English cuisine has garnered him numerous television shows and restaurants"I like ties but I prefer not to wear one when I am nervous. They said wear whatever you're comfortable in,"Telegraphhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1445458/No-tie-Oliver-is-a-little-naked-for-Palace-date.html37924
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Robert PestonBritish journalist, presenter and founder of the education charity, Speakers for Schools. He is the Political Editor of ITV News and host of the weekly political discussion show Peston on Sunday“I didn’t not wear a tie out of disrespect for the chancellor, I just didn’t wear a tie because actually I don’t really like wearing a tie. The notion that what makes you a serious journalist is wearing a tie is bonkers,”Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/sep/29/robert-peston-tie-respect-journalistSept 29, 2015
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Shahid Khaqan AbbasiPrime Minister of Pakistan"I went to school in California. So in California, they said you only wear a tie on the day you get married or you die."Geohttps://www.geo.tv/latest/159200-pm-explains-why-he-doesnt-wear-a-tieSept 21, 2017
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Nelson MuiMen’s fashion director at Lord & Taylor.“The casualization of the office has diminished the need for ties at work,”New York Posthttps://nypost.com/2016/07/16/lets-face-it-the-tie-is-dead/42567
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Mark CubanBusiness beast and investor "Does wearing a tie make us work harder or smarter ?"Cuban's Personal Blog and manifestohttp://blogmaverick.com/2007/01/16/why-i-dont-wear-a-suit-and-cant-figure-out-why-anyone-does/Jan 16, 2007
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Mark HeyesScottish fashion presenter and expert known for his appearances on GMTV programme GMTV with Lorraine Kelly.“If you look at men’s style icons like Daniel Craig and David Beckham they are very pared back and clean cut. Unless they’re at black tie events you don’t see them wear ties any more. There’s also a strong sportswear influence in men’s fashion at the moment so I see a lot of men wearing smart polo tops, trousers and jackets, minus the tie.”Mirrorhttps://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/ties-outdated-fashion-still-show-7444049Feb 25, 2016
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Robin HardmanOwner of Robin Hardman Communications, works with companies of all sizes—from Working Mother to Fortune to all the smaller ones in between- win recognition as great places to work.“The hippest companies sport a tieless C-suite. Try googling images of ‘C.E.O.’ and you’ll find that while many of the male prototypes do wear ties (in the spirit of pop culture fantasy, there are a handful of women on the page, as well), a startling number gaze confidently out from above tieless, casually unbuttoned collars.”New York Timeshttps://op-talk.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/11/17/what-ties-say-about-work-today/Nov 17, 2014
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Dean JonesInvestment bankeR turned fashion entrepreneur. Co-founder & CEO of designer dress hire company Glam Corner."I've got a drawer full of ties at home, sitting there like a relic of my past life,"The Australian Financial Reviewhttp://www.afr.com/leadership/the-tie-is-really-dead-55pc-of-professional-men-dont-wear-ties-20170714-gxbj1wJul 16, 2017
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Matt FarrellBasketballer. Point guard for Notre Dame.“He doesn’t need to wear a tie. When he doesn’t wear one and he’s got that 5 o’clock shadow and beard, I think it gives off the vibe that he’s here to have fun and do what we do. I like that.”IndyStarhttps://www.indystar.com/story/sports/college/notre-dame/2017/02/09/why-notre-dames-mike-brey-never-wears-tie/97714198/Feb 9, 2017
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Silvia BellezzaColumbia Business School Professor“We proposed that, under certain conditions, nonconforming behaviours can be more beneficial to someone than simply trying to fit in. In other words, when it looks deliberate, a person can appear to have a higher status and sense of competency.”Telegraphhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/fashion-and-style/11895730/Why-every-man-should-wear-a-tie-to-work.htmlSept 28, 2015
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Fred HoibergFormer basketballer and now head coach for Chicago Bulls.“I got a little light-headed with it on. The valve in my heart was in really bad condition last year, so that was a big part of it. But not wearing a tie was just so much more comfortable for me. I feel it every time my heart beats. Every time. Since the very first surgery, I feel every beat. For me, it’s a comfort thing. I’ve talked to my doctors about it, and they said they are more comfortable with me not wearing a tie.”Chicago Sun Timeshttps://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/fred-hoiberg-doesnt-wear-a-tie-because-of-a-heart-condition/Jun 24, 2016
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Alexis TsiprasPrime minister of Greece“I think that if there is something that people appreciate in Syriza and me, it is that we haven’t assumed this mentality of establishment parties, with specific ways to dress, to act,”New York Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/05/fashion/the-wardrobe-politics-of-greeces-new-prime-minister.html?ref=fashion&_r=0Feb 4, 2015
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Tammy HaddadWashington media consultant and former political director of MSNBC"The president has been wearing a tie less and less, it is an overt expression of the way this White House has been trying to make politics more human."Executive Stylehttp://www.executivestyle.com.au/why-do-politicians-no-longer-wear-ties-gotb36Jul 13, 2016
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Bennet RatcliffInternational political consultant and founder of Thaw Strategies."I once had a president spend 15 minutes talking to me about his tie when we could have been discussing the language of a peace accord."Executive Stylehttp://www.executivestyle.com.au/why-do-politicians-no-longer-wear-ties-gotb36Jul 13, 2016
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José Mujicaformer Uruguayan president"The tie is a useless rag that constrains your neck,"Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/05/25/the-geopolitical-guide-on-whether-to-wear-a-tie/?utm_term=.c356a0d944d5May 25, 2016
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https://nypost.com/2016/07/16/lets-face-it-the-tie-is-dead/
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https://www.amexessentials.com/long-live-the-tie/
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https://thenewdaily.com.au/entertainment/style/2017/02/03/why-do-men-wear-ties/
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https://www.esquire.com/uk/style/news/a15844/john-bercow-death-of-the-tie/
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https://ephorilondon.com/the-tie-is-dead-or-is-it/
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http://fortune.com/2014/02/27/the-tie-is-so-old-school/
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http://www.afr.com/leadership/the-tie-is-really-dead-55pc-of-professional-men-dont-wear-ties-20170714-gxbj1w
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https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/04/05/necktie-dead/UOphp8iVRSX1jExreJ4P0L/story.html
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http://www.gydlepublishing.com/blog/2011/07/10-reasons-not-to-wear-a-tie/
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/newsnight/2007/07/time_to_go_tieless.html
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