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Feb 10, 2016 at 10:22

20 Unique Tie Knots You Need To Try Out The Next Time You Suit Up

by SW Staff

You are what you wear. Ties can do the magic of making the monotonous office going shirts look like a million dollar thing. If a man can sport it well, he has easily managed to catch everyone's attention.

 Here's a suggestive list of transforming a tie into a stunning knot.

1. The Eldredge Knot 

As opposed to the vast majority of tie knots, this one is produced by using the small end as the active end, creating tapered fishtail braid-like effect. It's an elegant and subtle looking knot which will definitely leave a great impression. 

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Here's a small video which will help you tie the Eldredge Knot.



 

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2. The Trinity Knot 

This knot which resembles the Celtic Triquetra is a three-way symmetry knot that looks attractive. The pattern converges at a central point, producing a very eye-catching effect. It might seem a bit intimidating at first glance, but the moves are very easy and simple.

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Take a look at the video to tie the Trinity Knot.

 

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3. The Van Wijk Knot 

This slender and long knot creates a striking and unmistakable layered cylindrical effect. A very cool knot which is best suited for those who frequently wear narrow collared shirts and paired with a vest.

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Watch the video to get the Van Wijk Neck tie look. 

 

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4. The Rose Knot 

This knot is a perfect hit on V-Day. Get in touch with your romantic side as you suit up and tie this amorous neck tie knot, crafted in the shape of a rose. 

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The video explains the process of tying the knot in a simpler way.



 

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5. The Ellie Knot

Easy to tie and carry, this simplified variant of the Eldredge knot consumes less fabric, leaving a tail that allows it to be tightened or loosened like a normal Windsor. It simply works best with semi-wide collar openings.

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Watch the video and master the art of tying the Ellie Knot. 

 

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6. The Truelove Knot

It is a very difficult knot which requires a considerable amount of practise. Consider a striped tie for a pinwheel effect. The Truelove knot is divided into four quadrants which is a perfect go for teenagers to try something unique.

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Watch the video and learn how it's done. 


 

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7. The Boutonniere Knot

For wide collar openings, this knot is a good option as it is characterized by its long loops.Ideally, it is best preferred for semi-formal occasions.

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Here's a video that will guide you to tie the knot in the Boutonniere Knot. 

 

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8. The Cape Knot

This loosened-up knot simply works best with mono-coloured ties and never passes unnoticed. It is simply the easier version of the Atlantic Knot, which has greatly improved its aesthetic value.

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Watch the video and get the Cape Knot tie. 

 

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9. The Four in a Hand Knot

This slender, asymmetrical, easy to tie, self-releasing knot is best suited for the standard button-down dress shirt and works best with wide neck ties made from heavy fabrics. It is best suited to wear it on semi-formal events, when you wish to be discreet.

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Here's a video that will simply your task of getting the right knot.

 


 

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10. The Merovingian  Knot

If you have seen The Matrix, you will easily recognize this knot sported by the Merovingian. A very special knot which looks like your tie is actually wearing another miniature tie. 

 

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Watch the video and get the exact look. 


 

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11. The Kransy Hourglass Knot

To create the hourglass look, the four-in-hand knot with an additional knot is tied using the small end right beneath the main knot. It is impossible to adjust after being tied, so you need to get it perfectly right the first time.

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Here's a short video on the Krasny Hourglass knot.

 

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12. The Atlantic Knot 

 

Quite an offbeat knot, it results in an inside-out knot that shows the intricate structure that's usually hidden on the back. It is worth trying for especially if you are headed for festivals or informal social gatherings. 

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Watch the video and get the desired knot. 


 

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13. The Fishbone Knot 

This aesthetic work of tie artistry is in the shape of a fish-bone, hence the name. It's a wonderful formal knot that is increasingly gaining respect. While somewhat challenging to tie, it's definitely worth the effort, since it never fails to make the perfect impression.

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Watch this short video which will help one get the Fishbone Knot.

 

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14. The Linwood Taurus Knot

Make a statement with your look by tying this knot. An extraordinary work of symmetrical art, this knot's bull like appearance works especially for casual occasions. It is recommended for paisley or solid ties and wide collar shirts.

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This video explains how to get the Linwood Taurus Neck tie Knot. 

 

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15. The Windsor Knot

This amazing neck tie knot is best suited for business wear. The thing about the Windsor Knot is a thick, wide and triangular tie knot that gives you a sense of confidence. It is best suited for the spread or cutaway collar.

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Here's a small tutorial which will guide you in getting the Windsor Knot. 



 

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16. The Half-Windsor Knot 

It is the simpler and modest version of the Full Windsor Knot. When tied correctly, it produces a neat symmetrical triangular knot that one can use with any dress shirt. It is extremely versatile and works well for all occasions. 

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Watch the video to get a better preview on how to tie the knot in this style.


 

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17. The Nicky Knot

This knot blends well with wool ties, without causing too much bulk. It's a great alternative to the Pratt Knot that requires fewer moves, producing a symmetrical knot that will fill the semi-spread collar, if tied properly. 

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Watch this tutorial for a better preview. 


 

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18. The Diagonal Knot

This is an unusual knot, asymmetrical in style which is best suited to serve for evening occasions. It goes well with a tie made of light fabric, in a solid colour, and with a subtle pattern, so as not to make the knot look very confusing while still retaining its additional details.

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Watch this video to get the desired tie knot.


 

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19. The Grantchester Knot 

A large, thick and slightly asymmetrical tie knot, the Grantchester Knot looks highly sophisticated. The key to wearing this knot is to stick with silk or other lightweight materials, since knits or wool tend to look uncomfortably bulky.

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Watch the video to get the desired knot.

 

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20. The Onassis Knot 

The Onassis Knot looks tricky but is very simple. You can comfortably loop the wide end of the tie behind and roll over the existing knot. Use with semi-wide or wide collar openings to enhance your appearance.

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Watch the video which explains how you can get the Onassis Knot look. 

 

Source - Patrick Novotny 

"A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life" - Oscare Wilde

And indeed, a progressive one, where you begin to define your own style statement. 

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