1.How to tie a bowtie.
For the brave few who enter into creating the ultimate classic
tuxedo look knowing how to tie a self-tie bowtie is a must. First thing
to consider is the material of the bowtie itself. Silk bowties
are often slightly more demanding than deluxe polysatin bowties
to knot correctly. The reason for this is due to the smooth
texture of the silk, which causes the knot too loosen slightly
more frequently. Don’t let this fact daunt you, silk just
requires a bit more patience. Speaking of patience, please have
lots of it when you first start tying your own self tie bowtie.
The knot itself is simple but it does take time to balance both
sides of the bowtie for a clean look. With that said lets start
on the knot tying basics.
1) Place the bow tie around your neck, situating it so that
one end is about two inches longer than the other end.
2) Cross end over end.
3) Bring one end up and under the loop.
4) Now double one end over itself to form the front
base loop of the bow tie.
5) Loop the other end over the center of the loop you just
6) Holding everything in place, double that end back
on itself and poke it through the loop behind the bow tie.
7) Adjust the bow tie by tugging at the ends of it and
That's all there is to it. Again patience and practice
will lead you on to the path to bowtie greatness and the envy
of all who wear a pre-tied bowtie. Then again if your event
is the next day the pre tied bowtie option may be the best for
you to present a clean look in your tuxedo at your next formal