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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King Edward VIII created the popular Windsor tie knot

King Edward VIII created the popular Windsor tie knot

Pattern too allowed the tie to become another means of self-identification: as a member of a club, alumni of a certain school, profession or regiment. To wear a type of tie without the background that gave you the privilege to do so is still considered social suicide.These days one might also wonder if wearing a tie at all risked the same. And yet

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