How to tie a bow tie

Bow tie tying instructions

Here Marie explains how tie a perfect bow tie. In a few simple steps, you will be able to impress your other half. Better warm up those arm muscles!
Admittedly, it does take a bit of practice but once you’ve got the hang of it, it’s well worth the effort!
But don’t worry, all of our bow ties are delivered pre-tied !

  • 1. Start with the bowtie lying face up. Adjust the bowtie so right side is shorter than the left. The end on the left will be referred to as A and the end on the right will be referred to as B.
  • 2. Move A to the right side, across B.
  • 3. Bring A under B and up through the neck loop.
  • 4. At the joint, fold B towards the right and then towards the left to create a the bow shape.
  • 5. Bring A stra­ight down over the middle of the bow shape that was made with B.
  • 6. Fold A back towards the chest and pinch the fold.
  • 7. Push the pinched end (A) through the loop behind B.
  • 8. Pull on the folded parts of the bow to tighten.
  • 9. Adjust until balanced on both sides.

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