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Madelyn Somers is the creator of Tycoon Neckwear, dainty bow ties made from old neckties specifically created for the fairer sex. And these aren't your typical 19th century steel tycoon's neckpiece; These ties are festooned with tassels, chains, and buttons, that have even caught the eye of star singer Janelle Monae. Additionally, 2% of proceeds benefit "Women for Women International," an organization that provides support for women in war-torn regions—an even better reason to tie one on (as if you really needed it). So shine up your brogues and pomp up your hair! These are gonna be your new favorite, unexpected accessory.
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