How To: Tie a tie - Expert instructions

Tie a tie - Expert instructions

One of the hardest things you'll ever have to do in adulthood as a male is tie a tie. Neckties are one of the hardest things to teach and hardest things to learn. Tying a tie is so hard that the majority of men are picking up clip-on ties instead, despite their lack of maturity. If you want to learn how to tie a tie, this video tutorial might finally show you the ways. See what you've been doing wrong all of these years.

This is the four-in-hand neck tie knot. The four-in-hand knot is a method of tying a man's necktie. Also known as a simple knot or schoolboy knot, the four-in-hand is believed to be the most popular method of tying ties due to its simplicity.

Some reports state that carriage drivers tied their reins with a four-in-hand knot, whilst others claim that the carriage drivers wore their scarves in the manner of a four-in-hand, but the most likely explanation is that members of the Four-in-Hand Club in London began to wear the neckwear, making it fashionable.

The knot produced by this method is on the narrow side, slightly asymmetric, and appropriate for all occasions.

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