3 ways to tie a tie and look Good like classic men
There are lots of many ways to tie a tie for different occasions and you might not know they existed.Here are 3 of the best in which to tie are knotted by mankind to give just the edge tou need.knotting of tie has different factors i.e symmetry, difficulty and the knot size.You can make a statement with these knots any day of the week or simply use them to look elegant and stylish during those special functions just to stand out.
There are many ways to tie a tie:fore in hand knot,Nicky knot,Bow tie knot, simple oriental knot,Pratt knot and lot more but we will take just 3 of them.
1.The simple oriental knot.
- Drape the tie around your collar with the seam facing inward and the thick end on your left, two or three inches lower than your desired finishing position.
- Bring the thick end horizontally across the front of the narrow end, and then pass it back horizontally behind the narrow end.
- Pass the thick end again across the front of the knot from left to right.
- Now pass the thick end again behind the knot horizontally from right to left.
- Pass the thick end AGAIN across the front of the knot from left to right. Slip a finger under this third horizontal loop.
- Bring the tip of the thick end up underneath the loop around your collar and feed it up behind the knot, down over the front of the knot and through that third horizontal loop.
- Pull the thick end through the horizontal loop and snug it down.
- Adjust the tie by holding the knot in one hand and pulling gently on the narrow end with the other.
2.The four hand knot
The Four-in-Hand dates back as far as the mid-19th century, when ascots and cravats gave way to narrow, rectangular strips of material, which in turn evolved into the ties we still wear today.The knot itself is on the skinnier side, so it pairs well with pointed or button-down collars, and in particular it’s complimentary for men with skinnier or oval-shaped faces. It’s also the best knot for heavyweight ties that are knitted or made of wool.
Ways to tie.
- Start with the wide end on your right side, about 12 inches longer than the shorter end.
- Cross the wide end over the top of the narrow end with the right hand, and then bring it back behind the shorter end from left to right.
- Bring the wide end to the left, over the narrow end once more.
- Bring the wide end under the knot, and pull it up through the loop in front of your neck.
- Pass the wide end through the front of the knot and pull it gently till it’s firm.
- Pull down on the narrow end with one hand, and guide the knot up to the center of the collar with the other hand. Adjust for desired tightness.
3. Bow Tie Knot
- Start with the bow tie draped around your neck with the seams facing down and the right side longer than the left.
- Place the right end over the left end, making an X-shape just below the chin.
- Loop the longer end behind the ‘X’ to create a simple knot similar to the first knot while tying shoelaces. Pull tight and leave the longer end resting on your shoulder.
- Placing your index finger on the widest part of the curve of the shorter end, fold it to create a bow shape. Place the folded tip across your collar with the shorter end as close to your neck as possible.
- Holding the bow created above with the forefinger and thumb of your left hand, bring the longer end straight down over the shorter end in the middle of the bow.
- Using your right hand, fold the longer end back towards the chest, pinch the fold and double the tip over to make a wing.
- Tuck the folded tip of the longer end behind the folded tip of the shorter end and through the small loop you formed when you first passed it up behind the knot.
- With the wings in place, tug the loops behind them to tighten the vertical front knot.
- Hold the front of the knot down with one finger, and wriggle the wings until they're symmetrical.
- Make final adjustments. Ensure your bow tie lies flat and horizontal against your collarbone. You're done! Now you know how to tie a tie AND how to tie a bow tie.
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