How to Tie the Half-Windsor Tie

how-to-tie-halfwindsorThe so-called “simple” or “half windsor” node has been very successful, as it is quite symmetrical, easy to tie and versatile.

Made from a narrow tie with thin material node that fits into any of fashion collar. If you want to fill the wide spacing of the tips of the collar, you’ll need a tie or a wider thicker material.

Chin and neck as the source of the problem

Node of Windsor will mainly men with strongly delineated chin. They believe that it is better for them than the narrow fit or asymmetric type of binding. If you share their opinion, you could also try a seven-or nine-fold bonded styles. Just like Windsor, visually shorten the neck. This applies, however, only for men with a strong chin, but the long neck and narrow face. For a round face should look for contrast.


To get the most symmetrical triangular shape of the Windsor knot, you should gently give it an appropriate form, before you take out. If you apply a wide tie, knot loose outline a narrow triangle, but the gain in width. You can achieve a good effect if, before the final puff lightly pressing their tie in such a way as to create two longitudinal folds of the left and right of the node. It should shape them with your fingers, while incurring node. When a node is ready, you can give the correct shape folds – as in the case of holes. Thanks to its appearance will be very sophisticated.

In a few words

  • – (Almost) symmetrical
  • – Collar with widely spaced tips of
  • – Unsophisticated
  • – Tie narrow and medium wide
  • – Also for thick fabrics (be very large)
  • – Perfect with a thin fabric or flexible
  • – Does not resolve itself
  • – Suitable for long neck and strong, square chin
  • – For work and for Christmas Deals


How to Tie the Half-Windsor Tie

How to Tie the Half-Windsor Tie

Step 1.

Drape the tie around your neck. The wide end should extend about 12 inches below the narrow end of the tic. Cross the wide part of the tic over the narrow end.

Step 2.

Bring the wide end around and behind the narrow end.

Step 3.

Bring the wide end up and pull it down through the hole between your collar and tie.

Step 4.

Bring the wide end around the front, over the narrow end from right to left.

Step 5.

Bring the wide end back up through the loop between your tie and collar again.

Step 6.

Pull the wide end down through the knot in front. Tighten knot and center with both hands.

Half Windsor Knot -How to tie a tie

Everyone at some point has to wear a tie. And there are so many different ties and tie knots to choose from.

Among the classics is the Windsor Half Knot – the classic triangular tie knot you see so often. It is the kind of tie knot that will serve you well in most situations.


It is symmetric.

More business like than the four-in-hand knot.


It is a little bit more difficult to tie than the four-in-hand knot.

Suitable Outfits / Occasions:

It is suitable for most occasions.


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