How To Tie A Thin Tie
If you’ve watched the latest James Bond movie then you know thin ties are in so if you want to be fashionable you should learn how to tie a thin tie. There are 85 ways to tie a tie, but don’t worry, you only need to learn three knots to look uber cool in your thin tie. Do keep in mind if you don’t like to button the top button of your shirt, it is okay to have it loose as well as your tie. Comfort is as important as looks.
- Four in hand knot. Place the thin tie around your neck with the thickest part on the left side of your chest. Let the thick part hang a bit lower than the thin side. Cross over the thick part of the tie on top of the thin part. Wrap it underneath the thin side and bring the thick part back up front again. Now finally take the thick part and bring it around the thin part a second time and then up and over the loop in front of your neck. Slip the thick part of the tie into that wrap-a-round and pull it down.
- Oriental knot. Place the thin tie with the seam showing (underside) around your neck with the thicker part on the left side of your chest hanging a little lower than the thinner part. Place the skinny part of the tie over the thick part of the tie. Bring the thick part of the tie up over in front of the thing part and then up into the loop in front of your neck. How to tie a thin tie in this oriental knot you then pull the thick part of the tie in between the wrap and pull. The tie will automatically now face right side up with the seams underneath.
- Half Windsor knot. One of the most popular in how to tie a thin tie is this fashionable knot donned by celebrities. This holds the same patter as the “four in hand knot” by tying the left thick part of the tie over the thin and looping in front and bringing it back down to the wrapped part, however, you keep going. You loop twice by bringing the thick part of the tie once again over the thin part and looping it up top and bring it back down through the second wrap-around. As you pull the tie together the knot is more evenly spread than the “four in hand knot” which is more lopsided.