However, two guys in Utah have managed to do the impossible: make the necktie actually functional.
To do that, they had to make it inflatable, and now sales are blowing up for their Pillow Ties.
The Pillow Tie is an invention of Tom Bowen, a former business student at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. According to the Daily Mail, it looks just like a normal tie, but has a larger knot. can be blown up with one breath and deflated in seconds.
Bowen's friend and business partner, Shawn Baxter, said Bowen came up with the idea after his sister told him about a bad habit her son had of sleeping in church.