In the nation's high schools, 'tis the season of awards banquets for fall sports. It's important to look sharp—especially when you're receiving an award. However, a problem faced by many young male athletes (with the possible exception of private school lads) is crafting a crisp, clean knot for their tie. It can be almost as difficult as a Hail Mary pass to win a game.
To learn the proper way to knot a tie for a sharp, professional look when suiting up to accept an award or meet with a recruiter, watch these howcast.com videos.
The Full Windsor: Perfect with a widespread-collar shirt.
The Half Windsor: A quick knot for a narrow-collar shirt—for the athlete on the go.
The Bow Tie: For more formal and special occasions [like prom] or making a stylish statement.
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