Tie A Tie: It’s So Easy!2:20 pm
In their 1986 book “188 Facons de Nouer Sa Cravatte”, authors Ricardo Villarosa and Favide Mosconi describe 188 different ways to tie a necktie in a way that makes a man look stylish.
But for everyday life, knowing the main types of tie knots should be sufficient. For the best look, the knot you choose should complement the shape of your shirt collar. This should ensure that your tie fits in with the rest of your look.
A true art form
No fashion accessory has shaped the identity of men as much as the tie has. While tying a tie might feel like a cumbersome chore for young men, the final look of elegance and style is always worth it.
In our step-by-step guide, we will show you how to tie the five most common knots quickly and easily.
B E A G E N T L E M A N
The tie allows men to express their personality and complete their formal outfits in a stylish way. It also gives men a little freedom to experiment with different colours and designs. Whether it features a distinctive pattern or bright colour combinations, or whether it is made of silk or a man-made material, the tie often defines the man. But to ensure your tie has the desired effect, it is vital that you know how to tie the most common knots properly.
The rules for the perfect knot
To ensure your tie complements the rest of your ensemble perfectly, is should be tied in a way that leaves the wider end sitting just above the trousers.
The simple knot or “four-in-hand knot” fits all collar shapes; and it is characterised by its elongated and slightly conical shape. This is an absolute classic knot.
The Windsor knot is perfect for shirts with wide collars. This combination is considered to be the classic look for occasions that require elegance. The double Windsor also impresses with its triangular shape.
Practise your knots every time you tie a tie, and you should perfect them very quickly.
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