How to tie a bow tie

08/17/2017 17:44:01

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How to tie a bow tie

The Cinabre bow ties are sold pre-tied but you can tie it yourself afterwards. Discover our video below and go through all the following steps to learn how to tie a bow tie. It is not that difficult and it gives an authentic look to your bow tie.

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how to tie your bow tie step 1 and 2It is important in a first step to choose the right size for your bow tie.
The bigger is the size of the metric band the larger is the size of your bow tie and vice versa.
For your first times we recommend to choose a large size for the metric band, it will be easier to tie the bow tie.
When you will be more comfortable reduce the size in order to obtain a smaller bow tie.



How to tie a bow tie step 3 During this step we recommend you to have the knot properly tight.
It will maintain the bow tie right in place and adjusted to your shirt.
If your bow tie does not stay straight in place it means you did not enough tighten the knot on your neck.
Tighten more the knot during this step or adjust the metric band if your bow tie is already tied.



how to tie a bow tie step 4 and 5 and 6These steps will define the global shape of your bow tie.
If you make large folds you will have a wide and generous bow tie. If you make short folds you will have a smaller bow tie.
Don't expect your bow tie to be perfect at this stage.
We talk about the shape and size of your bow tie not the final look. You don't have to worry if it is not perfect, that is normal. 
Have a look at the video below to have a better understanding of these steps.

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how to tie a bow tie step 7 and 8When you tie a bow tie for the first time it is quite difficult to understand how you finish the knot.
A video is worth a thousand words. Have a look at the video below to understand the steps 7 and 8.

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how to tie a bow tie steps 9 and 10You are almost done...
At the end of the step 8 your bow tie is not perfect yet, you don't need to worry about it, that is normal. Take a moment to adjust the knot properly, to shape it the right way in order to get a nice and elegant look. If you are still struggling to tie your bow tie don't hesitate to contact us or to visit our Parisian boutique.