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Which factors, other than just learning how to tie a neck tie, are also important?

While learning how to tie a necktie and ending up with a great looking knot is important and while you will learn in our e-book that tying ties is not rocket science and easy to learn, there are also other important factors to take into account.

Which factors, other than just learning how to tie a neck tie, are also important?A good starting point for example, is a quality tie which has the body and weight to present a good knot and hang well.

Poorly designed ties no matter how hard you try never give a well shaped knot they will either shrink on themselves or slip sideways giving a misshapen knot.

Which factors, other than just learning how to tie a neck tie, are also important?

Another important detail is the type of knot you tie should always fit the collar type of your shirt for example button down, narrow, wide etc so we will show you how to select the correct knot for your favorite shirts.

A little known fact when tying ties is too select the knot that suits your neck type for example the Windsor usually looks best on men who have longer necks helping the perception of shortening the neck, while the four in hand more asymmetrical knot has the opposite effect of lengthening a short thicker neck.

A safe bet in knot selection is the half Windsor which has less body than the Windsor while maintaining that triangular symmetrical shape is a little less full than the Windsor and suits either neck type.