A Groom’s Guide To Getting Ready

Mastering The Wedding Tie

Oak & Iron Photography

We are constantly overhearing “how do I tie this…” or a slightly different variation of “how do I fold that…” from up in the Billiards room in the Decklan House. We wanted to give the boys a hand – ha, get it! – and have an easy groom’s guide to getting ready. More importantly, a how-to section on mastering the wedding tie.

After some searching and a little bit of practice we found the guides at The Tie Bar to be the most helpful. So if you are going for the Windsor, Four in Hand, Bow Tie or the ever popular Ascot we have you covered!

How to tie a tie - tiebar.com

If you are renting your suits for your wedding rest assured that most places have the ties (bow tie included) pre-tied in more of a clip-on version. This allows you to adjust the size around your neck – the confusion here skips the tying process and jumps right to the pocket square folding. We found nine different ways to fold these bad boys so there is no shortage of options. Don’t worry we will just touch on the key ones to know!

Bumby Photography

Time to grab a tie and the most colorful pocket square you can find – it’s tying time!

The Windsor:

Windsor - tiebar.com

The Bow Tie:

Bow Tie - tiebar.com

I am much more of a hands on learner so watching someone actually do this made so much more sense!

The Pocket Square:

Pocket Square
Pocket Square
Pocket Square

Have it mastered? If not, we’ll still have you covered come wedding day!

Need more help prepping for the big day? Check out our Guide To Wedding Suites!
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