Ties are among the most necessary accessories that are worn by men as you can rarely find a man who does not wear ties especially on formal occasions such as weddings. Wearing a tie makes you look confident and handsome for all of those who see you especially women. In order to increase your elegance through wearing a tie, you first have to know how to knot it and how to choose the right tie knot style for you. There are numerous tie knot styles that are especially presented to men to show them how to knot their ties following the right way without making mistakes. Here are some tie knot styles that are considered to be very common and are chosen by most of the men. Take a look at them to decide the easiest and most suitable tie knot style for you to be worn on different occasions especially the formal ones.
♦ The Full Windsor: This tie knot style is also known as the Windsor or the Double Windsor. It is considered to be the most common tie knot style and is the best for most of the formal occasions that you attend such as weddings, job interviews and the presentations that you make. This tie knot appears in the shape of a wide triangle and this is why it is recommended to pair it with a cutaway collared shirt.
♦ The Half-Windsor: This tie knot style is called the Half-Windsor because it looks like the Full Windsor style but does not require exerting the same effort to know how to do it. You will need half the effort only to learn this tie knot style and it is recommended to pair it with standard and cutaway collared shirts. This tie knot style is suitable to be worn on different occasions.
♦ Four-in-Hand: It is a simple and classic tie knot style that is perfect for those who like the casual look and this makes it common among men on different occasions. It is recommended to pair it with the shirts that have standard or point collars and this tie knot works for those who are tall. This tie knot requires a wide tie that is made from heavy fabrics.
♦ Pratt: It is also known as the Shelby. It is smaller than the Windsor and larger than the Four-in-Hand which makes it suitable for different occasions.
♦ Prince Albert: It is an easy-to-learn tie knot style that does not require spending a long time to know how to do it. It is not recommended to be worn on formal occasions or other important occasions that you attend because it is small and will not make you noticed. This tie knot style can be paired with the shirts that have point collars and if you want to easily knot it, you will need a tie that is made from soft materials.
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Choosing the right tie knot style for you depends on your taste, the width and length of the tie, the shape of the shirt’s collar, the material from which the tie is made, the occasion that you are going to attend and what helps you to reflect your personality.
► Do not forget that the length of the tie should come to your belt when it is knotted and it should not be longer than that in order not to get stuck in the zipper of your pants.