Economic Outlook Through Rose-Colored Accessories

 - Oct 4, 2009
References: ties-necktie & abcnews.go
Apparently you can judge how close we are to getting out of the recession by what’s around people’s necks. Wait, that came out wrong.

Pink neckties are an economic indicator, according to the people who are supposed to know these things.

"Men and women wear bright colors when they feel confident, and drab beige colors when they feel bad," Robert Allsbrook told

Although pink neckties are a great way to show confidence and optimism, we don’t recommend going as far as Fred Willard. Pink neckties are optimistic, but pink jackets are reserved for comedic effect.