How Do You Tie A Bow Tie?
Whether you’re finishing up your tux for a wedding or just doing your popcorn company’s TV commercial, you’ve got to know how to tie a bow tie. It’s not something most of us do much, but luckily, if you can tie your shoes, you can tie a bow tie—it’s the same knot. So dare to be dapper, put a bow beneath your yapper. • Drape the bow tie around your neck and under your collar and grasp the ends, with the end on your right extending about 1.5 inches lower than the end on your left. • Cross the longer end over the shorter end. You should cross the tie near your neck so that the loop around your neck is just large enough to work with. You don’t want your bow dangling in front of your chest. • Pass the longer end up through the loop, forming a simple, loose overhand knot. • Grasp the loose (dangling) end that is now on your right and fold the end back to form a loop that is pinched between your thumb and index finger. Essentially, you want to double the right side of the tie (which originate