Looking professional both in interviews and on the job is an important element of your career life. To help you add a professional look to your wardrobe, we want to share easy how-to instructions for wearing common tie knots. In the first of our series, check out how to tie the Windsor knot below.
Step One: Start with the wide end of your necktie on the right. The wide end should extend a few inches below the narrow end.
Step Two: Cross the wide end over the narrow end.
Steps Three and Four: Bring the wide end through the loop created between your collar and tie.
Step Five: Pull the wide end back down.
Step Six: Pull the wide end underneath the narrow end. Pull to the right.
Step Seven: Then bring the wide end back to the left.
Step Eight: Pull the wide end through the loop again.
Step Nine: Pull the wide end all the way up through the loop.
Step 10: Then, pull the wide end down through the knot in the front of the tie.
Step 11: Using both hands, tighten the knot.
Step 12: Carefully draw the knot up closer to your collar.
Step 13: Give the finished product a look over before you head out the door.
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