How To Create A Tie Dimple

How To Create A Tie Dimple

The mark of a well-tied tie, a dimple refers to the little fold just below the knot. Though it sounds like black belt sartorial origami, it only requires a little simple finger action.When pulling the tie knot up towards your neck, grasp it either side with your thumb and index finger, leaving the forefinger free. This should be pressed into the to

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Things to Consider when Choosing Styles

Things to Consider when Choosing Styles

Face ShapeAs with any face-based accessory (sunglasses, hats, facial hair) the overall size and shape of your head should be taken into account when selecting a tie and knot.Though most men won’t have to vary their choices too greatly, it’s important to maintain a sense of proportion. To avoid exaggerating its appearance, those with a slightly larg

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Every Man Should Master How to Tie a Tie

Every Man Should Master How to Tie a Tie

It’s a fair question: just what, in the 21st century, is a tie for? Beyond the demands of tradition and convention, a tie doesn’t keep your neck warm and – outside of the workplace, and even then it’s not clear – seems increasingly at odds with an increasingly relaxed way of dressing. It might at first appear that we’re at the end of an era. After

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Simple Tie Knot

Simple Tie Knot

SimpleWhat is it? The quickest and easiest tie knot known to manWhen to wear it: When you’re in a hurry, in a skinny suit, or dressing more casuallyTurn the tie ‘back to front’, so the underside is facing outwards. Cross the wide end underneath the narrow end. Take the wide end over the narrow and then up through the loop, from underneath. Pull the

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Four In Hand Knot

Four In Hand Knot

Four-In-HandWhat is it? A fail-safe, solid, slightly wider knotWhen to wear it: Anywhere – this is the all-purpose tie knotCross the wide end of your tie over the narrow end and back behind. Repeat. Repeat again for a wider knot. Or, holding the coil of fabric in place, run the wide part up through the loop from underneath. Pass the wide end down t

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Full Windsor Knot

Full Windsor Knot

Full WindsorWhat is it? A neat, wide, safe option for any kind of formal occasionWhen to wear it: To your wedding. Or when posing as a Premier League footballerCross the wide end of your tie over the narrow. Slip the wide end up between the tie and the collar and let it drop over. Bring the wide end down to the left and around the back of the narro

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