How to tie a tie

Tying your tie is an art, and no one can convince us otherwise. Here we will give you a few tips on how to tie quickly, easily and practically your tie. This is a key moment in the clothing of every business man.

No matter what the color of your tie – whether it’s a black tie, white tie, striped tie, tie for wedding, red tie, blue tie, etc. There is always a wonderful way to tie it all the same. We will help you tie your tie in a fashion that is called the Four in Hand Knot. It is used most successfully for neck ties. After all, men’s tie should look brilliant on the chest of the wearer, right?

tie a tie

So take a mirror, grab the tie and prepare for learning. Let us start with the wide end (“W”) of your necktie on the right, extending about 12 inches below the narrow end (“N”) on the left. Then cross the wide end over end narrow. Continue by turning the wide end back underneath the narrow end and bring the wide end back over in front of the narrow end again.

Then pull the wide end up and through the loop around your neck. Hold the front of the knot loosely with your index finger and bring the wide end down through the front loop. Finally, remove your finger and tighten the knot carefully to the collar by holding the narrow end and sliding the knot up.

And there you go – a fine men’s necktie tie – silk or not, thin or thick, it will most likely look simply superb in every occasion!

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Don’t Treat Your Sport Shirts Like They Are Dress Shirts

For every man, especially regarding to his formal wear, it is important to distinguish between sports shirt from the official and dress shirts. Quality shirts are easily recognizable   by men who appreciate their clothing and lifestyle. Formal dress shirts should be very distinctive from informal. Designer shirts bear the mark of their producers, in contrast to the ordinary once, which are sold in stores.

Lately, the tendency suggests that sports shirts to be worn instead of dress shirts. However, there are strong differences between sports and dress shirts. While sport shirts could be long or short sleeved, they can also be made of cotton or polyester and everything in between, and they can be solid in color or have wild prints. In general, they are great because they can be worn with blazers, jeans, under a v-neck sweater, etc. They are versatile and allow guys to be expressive with prints and colors.

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But, however, they shouldn’t be treated as a proper dress shirt. The most important difference between the two is the fit. Sport shirts are more loosely fitted while dress shirts are more tailored and meant to be worn with a tie and under a suit. The dress shirt would merely fit you well if it is specially designed for you – something sports shirts could not achieve. But one must keep in mind that they are often more expensive than other men’s casual shirts.

What should you do to look perfect in your work shirt? Just go to a specialized boutique, look for a consultant that will take your measures to sew a tailor shirt that is exactly your size. Make sure that the shirts you try are comfortable – whether classic fit shirts, dress shirts, formal shirts, designer shirts, custom made shirts, etc.

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