Are you tired of the standard tie-not styles such as the four-in-hand knot, the half-Windsor knot, the Windsor knot, and the Pratt knot? Well, consider stepping up your knot style to something a little more stylish that will make a fashion statement in line with your lifestyle. A new and uncommon tie-not style that you should definitely give a try is the Boutonniere Knot. This article will give you a step-by-step guide on how to tie this unique and classic knot that will draw attention to your tie and your overall style.
The name of this knot is of French origin. The word, “Boutonniere” means buttonhole. You have seen this before as a fashion piece at a wedding. The classic boutonniere is a floral attachment that grooms and groomsmen typically attach to their suit lapels for weddings. This stylish tie-knot was named from that accessory.
Place the tie around your neck while holding the wider end to the right and the thin end to the left. Ensure that the wider end is shorter.
Step 1: Make a dimple on the wider end and cross the thin end over to the left.
Step 2: Now bring it through the back then to the front to your right side.
Step 3: Put the thin end again under the wide end towards the left.
Step 4: Then up through the front to the back towards your right.
Step 5: Then take the thin end to your right through the top to the back and move it to the left.
Step 6: Reverse this process passing it through the top to the back and now to your right.
Step 7: Once more, put the thin end from your right side through the top to the back to the left.
Step 8: Tuck the little remaining part of the tie under your right collar.
Finally, make the necessary adjustments to the tie until it fits your neck perfectly. Prepare to receive a lot of complements for this tie-knot style.
This classic tie-knot style will make your fashion sense obvious. Give it a try, you can thank us later.