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5 Tie Knots Every Gentleman Should Know

Zain Anwar | Nov 23, 2015, 16:58 IST
5 Tie Knots Every Gentleman Should Know
Hrithik Roshan rocking the bow tie.
We know what your early signs of rebellion were. You did not really believe in the tie and thought yourself to be “cool” by keeping it loose and casual. Well, the real truth is that you have grown up now and the tie is no more a forceful mark of discipline. It is indeed a symbol of gentlemanly styling and has been subject to brilliant innovation. Fashion101.in lists 5 tie knot styles that will set you apart.

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  • Nothing will punctuate a suit better than a stylishly done classic knot.2 of 6
    Nothing will punctuate a suit better than a stylishly done classic knot.
    1. The Classic Knot
    The simple tie knot may seem boring, but there is no denying that it is the ultimate test of class. Nothing will punctuate a suit better than a stylishly done classic knot. Make sure that the tie’s knot and length are according to your size. The tie should always end at your belt buckle and the knot should cover your top button area properly.
     
    Here’s how to tie it.

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  • Even if you are sporting a casual silhouette, feel free to add a quirky bow tie.3 of 6
    Even if you are sporting a casual silhouette, feel free to add a quirky bow tie.
    2. The Bow Tie
    While the bow tie was designed to replace the knotted cravat, it has actually come far from its stereotypical image. While this tie is a must for a tuxedo, it is now becoming extremely popular in casual silhouettes as well. So, even if you are sporting a casual silhouette, feel free to add a quirky bow tie. 
  • The Trinity knot is visually striking and anybody will love it.4 of 6
    The Trinity knot is visually striking and anybody will love it.
    3. The Trinity Knot
    Moving on to the more innovative knots, let us introduce you to the amazing trinity knot. Adding a stylish twist to your regular formal attire, the trinity knot can help you stand out. This knot creates a rounded shape which gives an asymmetrical knot. The knot is visually striking and anybody will love it.
     
    Learn it. NOW.
  • Adding a strikingly helical effect, Van Wijk tie will suit people who like to do things differently.5 of 6
    Adding a strikingly helical effect, Van Wijk tie will suit people who like to do things differently.
    4. The Van Wijk Knot
    Another stylish alternative is the vertical alternative to knots. The Van Wijk is named after artist Lisa Van Wijk.  Lisa attempted to create the tallest wearable knot and came up with this. Adding a strikingly helical effect, this will suit people who like to do things differently. The tall knot not only creates a vertical look, it is also best suited for plus size guys.
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  • . Invented by Jeffrey Eldredge, the knot took over the internet in 2008 and there is no reason why you shouldn’t try it now6 of 6
    . Invented by Jeffrey Eldredge, the knot took over the internet in 2008 and there is no reason why you shouldn’t try it now
    5. The Eldredge Knot
    One of the most elaborate knots, the Eldredge knot is hard to fathom. Invented by Jeffrey Eldredge, the knot took over the internet in 2008 and there is no reason why you shouldn’t try it now. The knot is innovative, edgy and of course, super stylish. Style it with your casuals and formals alike. The process is slightly tricky, so pay attention.
     
     

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