It's that time again - Black Tie Season. Here's all you need to know to tying a bow tie ahead of your next formal event
Bow ties are usually limited to weddings and other formal
events, which is why most of us struggle with them. We don’t
get to practice. Yes, even I, a tie guy, struggle with tying a perfect
Step 1. Set one end of tie about 1½ inches below the other
Step 2. Cross the longer end over the shorter end and
through the loop between your shirt and bow tie.
Step 3. Form the front loop of the bow by doubling up the
shorter hanging end and place across the collar points.
Step 4.Hold the front between your index finger and thumb.
Drop the long end down over the front.
Step 5. Pass the hanging part up behind the front loop.
Step 6. Push the resulting loop through the knot behind the
Step 7. Gently pull the bow at both folded ends to tighten
You are now ready to "Tie One On!"
Happy Holidays from RVR