Gallery: Made in Forest Hills: MoMA-Inspired Bow Ties Recycled From Trash

"Obsessed" doesn't even begin to cover it. Ruiz has sought out other bow-tie aficionados, including Jeff Vasquez, a New York City math teacher who launched 1,000 Days of Bow Ties to commemorate his 1,000th consecutive day of teaching. Besides wearing a bow tie every day for the next 1,000 days, some of them courtesy of Ruiz, Vasquez will also be raising money for the Achievement First network of public charter schools in Brooklyn and Connecticut.

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