• How to Tie a Tie

    Have you tried to tie a tie, only to end up with a tangled mess in your hands? Starting with these step-by-step instructions for a simple, four-in-hand knot; a sharp-looking tie; a mirror; and some patience, you can become proficient at tying your tie for maximum class, professionalism, and style.

     

    1.  Stand in front of the mirror. Your collar should be up, your shirt buttoned all the way to the top, and the tie around your neck. The thick end of the tie should be on the side of your dominant hand. So if you're right-handed, the wider end should be hanging on your right side.
    2.  Look for a seam on the front of the narrow end of the tie.tie 1
     
     
     
    3.  Move the thick end over the narrow end so they cross each other on the seam.tie 2
     
     
     
    4.  Pull the thick end behind the narrow end, bring it around, and lay it over the narrow end again.
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    5.  Repeat. Wrap the thick end around the narrow end once more, just as described in the previous step. 
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    6.  Pull the thick end of the tie all the way through the loop around your neck.
     
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    7.  Pull the thick end down through the knot.    tie 6
     
     
     
    8.  Tighten the knot by sliding it up the narrow end. Make sure your tie is straight and the length is appropriate.
     
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