The often-polarizing bolo tie is migrating away from its southwest roots, making a very gradual ascension as an everyday menswear accessory. Or rather, I would never wear any other tie besides a bolo tie. Bolo ties are extremely versatile. Cultural appropriation is sometimes portrayed as harmful, framed as cultural misappropriation, and claimed to be a violation of the collective intellectual property rights of the originating culture. In my case, always. 2 Chainz Nothing says “grungy skateboarder” like wearing $500K worth of jewelry around your neck. Dude don't fall for the cultural appropriation trap. Cultural appropriation is the adoption or use of the elements of one culture by members of another culture. “This has nothing to do with anything but this man is from Delaware why is he wearing a bolo tie. Considering his history of cultural appropriation, I think we got off easy with the bolo tie here. if i were to wear one, it might be akin to wearing a fez hat: along the lines of cultural appropriation. Most normal people could GIVE A FUCK about what you wear. where i'm from, there isn't much of a cultural background when it comes to bolo ties. It consists of a silver-tipped strap and an ornamental clasp that usually recalls southwest culture—and often the Hopi, Navajo, Pueblo, and Zuni cultures that originated the style in the mid-20th century.” See more ideas about Bolo tie, Silver and Tie. i think it ties (no pun intended) in to culture. Jul 26, 2019 - Bolo ties can give that special finished look to any outfit for either a man or a woman. Some are spare and minimal, the clasp, that is, and thus quite appropriate for men.