How to Tie a Tie. Have you graduated beyond the clip-on tie? Beginning with these helpful instructions, a sharp-looking tie, a mirror, and some patience, you can become an expert in tying your own fashionable knot. You have several options…
How to Tie a Half Windsor Knot. The half Windsor knot offers a triangular and symmetrical shape for a classic presentation. Because it’s smaller than the full Windsor, it works best with wider, medium-weight ties and pairs well with any dress shirt.
Although the Duke of Windsor never specifically used the Windsor knot, he did favor a wide triangular knot. In actuality, the Duke achieved his trendsetting look by tying a Four-in-Hand with specially made wide and extra thick ties. The Windsor knot was invented by the public as a way to imitate the Duke’s knot style.
The tie is an accessory that can dress up a smart-casual outfit some more. It will take you up a notch in the fashion department whether you wear it with a full suit or just a shirt. Some jobs will require you to wear a tie, and this is probably what puts people off the idea of wearing one in casual environments, but it has an even greater effect when worn casually, because so few of us do this.
Bow ties are actually not that hard to tie, and self-tied look a hell of a lot better than pre-tied. Especially if you’re wearing it with a tux. Put it this way: James Bond wouldn’t go near a pre-tied bow tie, and who in this world looks better in a tux?
There are tie knots for tall guys, short guys, big guys and skinny guys. Yet most men use one tie knot their entire lives. I’m showing you 18 ways to tie a necktie, so you will be able to tie all the best tie knots – starting with the quickest and easiest tie knot, the Simple or Oriental Knot. Learn how to tie a tie step by step: