Balthus knot

Balthus Knot

How to Tie a Balthus Knot Explan : About this knot history . The Balthus knot was invented in the 1930s by Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski), a Polish-French modern artist. Balthus knot neckties are as large as knots ( biggest than Windsor). When properly executed, the resulting knot is a broad and conical in shape. Due […]

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Pratt knot

Pratt knot

The Pratt Knot (Shelby Knot) Pratt Knot is also known as Shelby Knot or Pratt-Shelby Knot. It was named Pratt after the manufacturer and Shelby for the man who made it popular. The story goes something like this… One day in 1986, Jerry Pratt approached Don Shelby (the anchorman on TV) better for wearing his

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Kelvin knot

Kelvin knot

Kelvin knot The kelvin knot is similar to the Four-in-hand, but faces the seam and results in a slightly fuller knot. It is named after the mathematical physicist and engineer William Thomson (Lord Kelvin). Kelvin is an extension of the simple knot. Like simple knots, Kelvin starts from inside the tie resulting in an inverted tail.

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Four in hand knot

Four in hand knot Four in hand knot step by step instructions . The Four in Hand Knot makes for a narrow, more judicious and slightly asymmetrical tie knot. Although not suitable for most formal occasions, the simplicity of this knot is the most common way of wearing a tie in the Western world for

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How to tie a windsor knot

Windsor knot

Windsor Knot Windsor Knot is known by many names – Full Windsor Knot, Double Windsor or Scapino Knot. The Duke of Windsor liked to wear very full knots and used thick clothing to achieve his signature look. To tie a knot the peoples of England built Windsor Knot in an attempt to emulate the Duke.

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Half windsor knot

Half windsor knot

Half windsor knot Half windsor knot is a classic tying method that balances formality with everyday wear. It is a great choice for skinny ties because it gives them extra perfection. This highly versatile knot. As the name suggests, in contrast, half Windsor knot is actually closer to three-quarters the size of  knot. This knot

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Simple tie knot (Oriental Knot)

Simple Knot

Simple Tie Knot (Oriental Knot) Simple tie knot is also known as oriental knot, small knot or kent knot is the easiest to learn and tie. Although not much popular in the West, it is widely used in China. It is perfect for tall people who require some extra length from their normal size ties.

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