History of origin of tie
In middle of 17th century, French minister went to court, tied a white scarf around his neck, and also wore a beautiful bow tie in front. King Louis XIV appreciated this very much and announced publicly that bow tie was his honor, a sign of nobility, and ordered that upper class should dress in this way.
The popularity and continuation of tie
As an ancient traditional accessory, tie has always been a sign of noble status. A beautifully tailored and pleasant to touch tie is a classic accessory for every man. In modern society, elegance and stability are requirements for image of a man in a civilized society. A tie as an element of men's clothing fully embodies rich connotation of a tie as a clothing accessory and is best image annotation of a unique and deep inner world of a man.
How to tie a tie
Four Hand Knot: The most commonly used and most classic tie is the four hand knot. The four-hand knot is tied in a diagonal triangle shape, suitable for narrow collar shirts, simple stylish and very comfortable.
Four hand knot
Windsor Knot: This knot is wider than normal knots, so it is very useful on romantic shirts with Italian cutouts (horizontal collars).
The coachman's knot: Also known as simple knot, this is also one of most common forms of knots. This type of knot is suitable for ties made of thicker materials and is combined with standard shirts and shirts with button-down collars.
Half Windsor Knot: Also known as cross knot, this knot is very elegant but difficult to tie. It is more suitable for thin ties and can be combined with romantic peaked collar shirts and regular collar shirts.
Half Windsor Knot
Romantic knot: The romantic knot is ideal type of knot, so it is suitable for necklines and shirts of various romantic series. When finished, press wide side under bow tie to roll up to reduce shape of knot, and move narrow side to left and right so that a small section appears next to wide tie.
Today, ties have passed long test of clothing trends, and with rapid development of human civilization and constant renewal of aesthetic fashion, ties are increasingly popular and respected by men for their unique soul and personality. In business activities, suits and leather shoes are inevitable. Learning most basic method of tying a tie is also a craft, and I hope method above will help you along way.