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The Cummerbund: A Fashion History Lesson

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Let’s go back in time, shall we, gentlemen? The cummerbund was first introduced in 1850 in India as a dining accessory for British military men. It was inspired by the “kamarband” (kamar means waist in Hindi,) a type of sash used to cover the waist.

Today the cummerbund has become a staple of formal (black-tie) men’s attire, as have bow ties and black patent shoes.

The one we’re presenting you with today features a bold, black-and-white paisley print and is made from pure silk. At first sight, this piece looks very handsome, though we accept no responsibility for any damage to your style status.

Wear at your own risk.

US $235; AED/SAR 864

Available at www.stylebop.com

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