How To Tie A Tie For Your Big Day?

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Preparing for your wedding day as a groom is a very important and enduring process. From picking the right kind of suit to the colour and the grooming process for the groom, there is a lot to do and prepare before you are ready to marry the girl of your dreams. One of the biggest things to consider for your wedding day is if you want to go bowtie or just a regular tie for your suit. Each carrying their own appeal and allure, and each having their own presence and personality a tie is considered classic and timeless while a bowtie is a more unique and fancier as an option to consider. After choosing a tie then comes an avalanche of questions, what type of tie, what colour, and of course if you are a more casual man by nature, how do you tie it? 

The Windsor Knot: 

There is obviously a few different ways to tie a tie, from the exceedingly formal and complex, to the go-to simple ones that everyone is comfortable with. Starting with The Windsor Knot, it is the most basic and famous one. Everyone does it, and you would probably be surprised to know that you do this knot more often than you think, for example on your way to work or to a fancy event. To do The Windsor Knot you do the following steps; 

1. Cross the wide end over the narrow end near your collar.

2. Loop the wide end through the neck loop of the tie.

3. Bring the wide end underneath the knot.

4. Feed the wide end over the neck loop to make a symmetrical knot.

5. Pull the wide end over the front of the know.

6. Bring the tie through the bottom of the neck loop.

7. Pull the tie down through the loop in front of the knot.

8. Hold the narrow end and pull the knot up towards your collar until it is comfortable.

Read more: 12 Photos That Show Off the Grooms Watch On His Big Day

The Half Windsor: 

A more casual approach to The Windsor Knot, The Half-Windsor is made to be a simpler and easier way to tie your tie. Unlike The Windsor Knot the steps are less and more straightforward, making the tie itself look less thick and softer looking in general. Here are the following steps for The Half Windsor; 

1. Cross the wide end over the narrow end near your collar.

2. Feed the wide end through the neck loop.

3. Wrap the wide end around the back of the knot.

4. Pull the tie around the front of the knot.

5. Loop the wide end through the bottom of the neck hold.

6. Bring the end through the loop in front of the knot to tighten it.

The Rosebud: 

What if you are a bit more of fancy groom and want something that really strikes some heads. A tie that really steals the show and showcases elegance and style, then The Rosebud Tie is the one for you. A more complex way to “tie the knot” this is a beautiful tie to consider and a great way to practice your skills. To tie The Rosebud you should do the following steps;

1. Cross the wide end over the narrow end.

2. Wrap the wide end around the narrow end.

3. Pull the wide end up through the loop around your neck. 

4. Hold the front of the knot loosely with your index finger and bring the wide end down through the front loop.

5. Remove your finger and tighten the knot by holding the narrow end and sliding the knot up until comfortable.

 

Preparing for your wedding day as a groom is a very important and enduring process. From picking the right kind of suit to the colour and the grooming process for the groom, there is a lot to do and prepare before you are ready to marry the girl of your dreams. One of the biggest things to consider for your wedding day is if you want to go bowtie or just a regular tie for your suit. Each carrying their own appeal and allure, and each having their own presence and personality a tie is considered classic and timeless while a bowtie is a more unique and fancier as an option to consider. After choosing a tie then comes an avalanche of questions, what type of tie, what colour, and of course if you are a more casual man by nature, how do you tie it? 

The Windsor Knot: 

There is obviously a few different ways to tie a tie, from the exceedingly formal and complex, to the go-to simple ones that everyone is comfortable with. Starting with The Windsor Knot, it is the most basic and famous one. Everyone does it, and you would probably be surprised to know that you do this knot more often than you think, for example on your way to work or to a fancy event. To do The Windsor Knot you do the following steps; 

1. Cross the wide end over the narrow end near your collar.

2. Loop the wide end through the neck loop of the tie.

3. Bring the wide end underneath the knot.

4. Feed the wide end over the neck loop to make a symmetrical knot.

5. Pull the wide end over the front of the know.

6. Bring the tie through the bottom of the neck loop.

7. Pull the tie down through the loop in front of the knot.

8. Hold the narrow end and pull the knot up towards your collar until it is comfortable.

Read more: 12 Photos That Show Off the Grooms Watch On His Big Day

The Half Windsor: 

A more casual approach to The Windsor Knot, The Half-Windsor is made to be a simpler and easier way to tie your tie. Unlike The Windsor Knot the steps are less and more straightforward, making the tie itself look less thick and softer looking in general. Here are the following steps for The Half Windsor; 

1. Cross the wide end over the narrow end near your collar.

2. Feed the wide end through the neck loop.

3. Wrap the wide end around the back of the knot.

4. Pull the tie around the front of the knot.

5. Loop the wide end through the bottom of the neck hold.

6. Bring the end through the loop in front of the knot to tighten it.

The Rosebud: 

What if you are a bit more of fancy groom and want something that really strikes some heads. A tie that really steals the show and showcases elegance and style, then The Rosebud Tie is the one for you. A more complex way to “tie the knot” this is a beautiful tie to consider and a great way to practice your skills. To tie The Rosebud you should do the following steps;

1. Cross the wide end over the narrow end.

2. Wrap the wide end around the narrow end.

3. Pull the wide end up through the loop around your neck. 

4. Hold the front of the knot loosely with your index finger and bring the wide end down through the front loop.

5. Remove your finger and tighten the knot by holding the narrow end and sliding the knot up until comfortable.

 

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