Need to learn how to tie a bow tie? There is nothing is more dapper than a man in a bowtie. These accessories are elegant, masculine, and they certainly stand out in a crowd. However, knowing how to tie a bow tie is an art that has fallen out of most men’s daily routine.
Luckily, it’s not difficult with a bit of practice. Here are the steps for tying a bow tie:
Did you know that bow ties originated among Croatian mercenaries during the Thirty Year war of the 17th century?
2Step 2: Cross and Loop
Take one end of the bow tie in each hand, and cross the longer side over the shorter side. This creates a loop between your neck and where the tie crosses.
Take the longer end of the bow tie and thread it through the loop. Pull both ends tight until the tie is comfortable around your neck. Then, drape the long end over your shoulder.