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Proper & Correct Tie Length Explained - How To Tutorial For Stylish Men

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Discover the proper tie length, here: https://gentl.mn/correct-tie-length-explained #tielength #neckties #notsponsored Fancy the accessories I'm wearing? SHOP THE VIDEO: 1. Knit Tie in Solid Red Silk - https://gentl.mn/2mIXgdY 2. Cashmere Wool Grenadine Tie in Dark Blue, Light Blue, Off White Stripe - https://gentl.mn/2m5cd6l 3. Light Lavender Geranium Silk Boutonniere -https://gentl.mn/2mlISFP - Back in the day, ties were purely decorative and served no functional purpose; the only goal of it was to make you look good. - Today, ties have definitely gotten longer but the overall length of the tie is hugely impacted by the balance between your front wide blade and back slim blade. 1. Front blade is as long as the back blade 2. Front blade be much longer than the back blade 3. Back blade much longer than the front Because a tie has a fixed length, this balance really impacts how long your tie will be when it's tied. But it's not all, other factors that affect the length are what knot you choose, what kind of tie you have, does it have a thick interlining? It's very thick if so, it creates a thick knot. For a thinner tie, it creates a thinner knot and therefore the tie is longer. When your tie is overall very short, it provides you a vintage look or in the worst case, it can make you look like a child. So keep that in mind if you like very short ties. So when the wide front blade is much longer than the back blade, chances are that it extends past your waistband and it peeks out underneath of your jacket, that's visually distracting because people look down and the triangular shape of the tie highlights your crotch which is very disadvantageous. Personally, I don't use a keeper but I also prefer to tie my tie so both blades have about the same length. That way, it looks a little more casual, a little more nonchalant and it's a look that I personally enjoy. So should you use a keeper or not? Well, traditionally it was something that was used by people but if you look at elegant men today, they oftentimes want the more sprezzatura feel with their tie and they intentionally do not use that keeper loop in the back. Again, the way you wear your tie is an expression of your individual style and there's absolute no right or wrong. What matters is that you do it consciously and that you can repeat it every single time. Another important element of the tie beside the length is the tie dimple. So what's the proper and correct tie length for you? Personally, I think it's best when the front blade and back blade tips are roughly the same length and just reach the waistband of your pants. Now, think about that for a second, every pair of pants is different, it has a slightly different rise and in combination with every tie being different, there are lots of variations. Some others argue the tips should be slightly longer and reach the buttonhole. Others shorter, some like it longer and past the waistband. I like the waistband idea because that way, the tie does not peek out from underneath your jacket and it focus the viewer's attention to your face because of the V-shape of your jacket and the tie on top. Unfortunately, most ties don't come in a general length and so you actually have to try things out until you find out what works for you and what doesn't. It takes a lot of trial and error and you have to practice but once you know what length your tie is and how long it has to be with a particular knot, it's going to be much easier for you to get the tie length right. So what does that mean for a proper tie length? No one will win this argument because there's no absolute right or wrong, what matters is what you personally like. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Most Popular videos: How to accept a compliment - https://youtu.be/_EKXNmM1PUo 101 things that change when you dress up - https://youtu.be/JyGDd_iYaCI How to tie a Bow Tie - https://youtu.be/2I3cfa0BOOc --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Want to stay updated? Sign up here for free: https://gentl.mn/2mnZj6h Want to see more videos? Subscribe to our channel! https://www.youtube.com/user/thegentlemansgazette --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gentleman's Gazette https://gentl.mn/2n8Gm5F https://www.gentlemansgazette.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gentlemansgazette Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gentlemansgazette FREE EBOOK: https://gentl.mn/2mnZj6h
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T. M. D. R. (11 days ago)
Someone should forward this video to our president.
Patrick Pang (16 days ago)
Trump got bad fashion sense.
John Herman (2 months ago)
What do ya know. The knot I was taught isnt even listed
cmasailor (2 months ago)
I'm 6'3" tall, it's hard for me to find ties where I live that are long enough to have a knot that looks proportionate, and still retain an acceptable difference between the length of the blades, often, I will use tie pin or bar to keep the short back blade from peeking out and looking unsightly. Not always, but with some of my ties that's my only option. I prefer my front blade within an inch of the top of my trousers, that way it's never too short, but still has a crisp outline unobstructed by my trousers or belt.
Michael Ferguson (3 months ago)
I am 34 but like the old school look of short tie. I wear pants slightly high and tie is 1 to 1 1/2 inches above. I use my first 2 fingers. If the back of the tie is too long you can tuck it in the shirt through where you button the shirt.
Linus Berggren (4 months ago)
I like to tie my tie just above the waistband and i use a windsor knot because it works with slim ties.
IrelandVonVicious (4 months ago)
The knot that looks best is dependent on your size. A big knot on a big man can look great compared to a small knot and vice versa for skinny or shorter guys. I personally like the tie to be 1cm above the waste (still below belly button) and the back part to be about 2-3cm higher than the front. I'm a tall guy with a thick neck and athletic build so the classic look does well for me. So the thick not is the way to go and the tie has to come from a big and tall store. Pick a knot first that works for your size and shape. Then go on the hunt for the correct tie to do it with. Switching knots to adjust for length after you buy the tie can result in fail.
DTM Weather Videos (4 months ago)
I love suits! I wear suits all day, everyday!! 💕👔 I love wearing 1940’s style suits! I love your channel!
Dr. S. P. (4 months ago)
I like his channel, but this is one is so self evident and everything goes type of video it wasn’t worth the time making it. In Britain the standard, and correct method, is to the trouser waist level only and the back blade is tucked in the front blade hook, or keeper, and should never be seen. Today’s modern way’s are not traditional but if you’re young enough perhaps it’s for you, although frowned on at a gentleman’s club in London and my regiment club. I didn’t see the point of this video.
Shawn Hawkins (4 months ago)
Military uniform ties use a keeper with a buttonhole in the narrow blade to keep it from flapping in the breeze.
Charley Panda (6 months ago)
Ha, Trump wears his tie like a cheap piece of shit. lol
James Clark (6 months ago)
I'm a lazy guy and I tend to not leave myself time to really get dressed in the mornings. So, as a time saving measure I slip my tie off over my head and leave it tied so all I have to do it put it on and tighten the knot. Is this bad for tie? Be honest, I can take it.
Mo Yo (7 months ago)
Cheeky Trump Dig.
Chem1456 (8 months ago)
He is wearing a half windsor knot right?
Global Warming (8 months ago)
what is the tie design called at 1:53
Alexis Knows (9 months ago)
I have noticed guys are wearing there ties longer... looks good to me.
Deano 1 (1 year ago)
How should you store your tie colection? Does keeping them on racks make them slowly streth with gravity. I have started rolling mine and putting them in a drawer.
Chris Cross (1 year ago)
I am working on making custom length ties especially for big and tall men because the standard tie is only 58"-59" My personal Ties that i have made for me are 70"
Jean-Luc Defreynes (1 year ago)
Mr Schneider, Is the dimple really right? as it is indeed a crease, I would not bet it is always right, yet what do you think about it, please? Thank you. JLD
Ryan Smith (1 year ago)
Would you mind speaking on tucking one's ties into their trousers?
Haras (1 year ago)
I do this sometimes, and it looks great in my opinion.
Bryant Marin (1 year ago)
Can you do a video on brands of ties
Momo mimi (1 year ago)
Beautiful jacket, has a 1940s-1950s look to it. Bespoke or vintage?
Marius Adrian (1 year ago)
i am 6.2 and i can say most ties are too fucking short...
moodyguymick (1 year ago)
Language Timothy !
MIke J (1 year ago)
Marius Adrian hell yes, same here😠
Brian Corley (1 year ago)
Best knot for short men, I'm talking guys 5'6" and under? I have sooo much trouble getting proper length when I tie a tie no matter what knot I use.
Gentleman's Gazette (1 year ago)
+Brian Corley get shorter ties, that's the only way
David W (1 year ago)
Personally I prefer a full Windsor with the tie to the waist and a tie tack in the middle of the tie rarely use a tie bar.
koolkokaine1 (1 year ago)
Mr. Aaron Marino is the foundation of gentlemen's style and class. Mr. Antonio Centeno is the skyscrapper of gentlemen's style and class. And Mr. Sven Raphael Schneider is the epitome of gentlemen's style and class.
Xiomara Dickison (1 year ago)
POTUS needs your lessons. Please lend a helping hand.
Matthew Mangiaracina (1 year ago)
Did anybody notice his pocket square left his pocket and transformed into a flower on his lapel?
Gallifreyan Browncoat (1 year ago)
If my ties end up being too long, I usually go for a double four in hand to keep it at the top of my belt.
Cameron Turner (1 year ago)
Half Windsor, no dimple,long front, center of buckle, keeper and a tie bar.
Michalis Vamvatiras (1 year ago)
Nice touch with the cheap keeper :) right on point i might add :-)
Darrell Ross (1 year ago)
The picture of my President seemed very intentional. Please be more respectful. Still a fan; for now.
Michael Pair (7 months ago)
Norseman you should learn to spell properly is that asking “too” much for one “to” not look stupid?
no one care about you getting offended when your beloved president is pointed out for dressing terribly, it's just fact not politics
no one cares if you're offended. Keep it too yourself.
Akshay Potdar (1 year ago)
Hi, can you do a video on suspenders or braces for trousers? Thanks
Gentleman's Gazette (1 year ago)
Hi, thanks for the suggestion. We will add that in our list.
The Xntrik Jay-Mo (1 year ago)
I'm not a fan of the dimple. What's the point or significance
Itamajano (1 year ago)
Raphael because of you I know dress very dapper and most importantly correctly! So glad I found your channel a year ago!!!
Gentleman's Gazette (1 year ago)
You are welcome. Thanks for the support!
Brian Warner (1 year ago)
i seen some fly ties in this video
achaarpickler (1 year ago)
For everyone raging about how Raphael showed a photo of Mr. Trump, you would be heartened after you check out his video about vests/undershirts.....
Mike Kojoori (1 year ago)
From what I've read, a larger knot is most ideal for a spread collar shirt. And given that larger knots take up more of the tie length, I find that I barely have enough material to place it in the tie-stay. PS I find large and elaborate knots. My go-to knot is the double Windsor.
Daniel Wood (1 year ago)
One of the most distracting looks on a man is when his tie peeks out from under his jacket. Some might consider it casual and a good look. Personally, I think it breaks the clean lines and men should start wearing vests again. Bring on back the styles of the 1920's!
Wolf0067 (1 year ago)
Dedicate it to Mr Trump!
MRZsiir (1 year ago)
Do you have any opinion about the slim/ narrow ties?
T. M. D. R. (11 days ago)
Yes, don't wear them. Be classic, not trendy.
Oliver Sørensen (1 year ago)
I like the tie to be around the belt area. in the middle or at the top edge is fine for me. whenever I get a new tie, be it short or long, I always try to tie it a few times before the day I'm going to use it. that way I know how to tie it when the day comes, and I don't risk being late for work, because I had problems with the tie 👐
Kent Keller (1 year ago)
I like proper tie length, but a President that protects America and honors the Constitution is more important to me. Glad Barry is gone.
Thinktanktwo Passive (1 year ago)
Donald Trump has a well-documented lack of taste in everything from fashion to architecture. He is the epitome of what not to do if you want to look good. Thus he is the perfect example for many lessons being taught by the Gazette. It's not the end of the world, it's not a political attack. Stop being a butthurt snowflake, start using more than two brain cells, and move the fuck on.
Daniel Harper (1 year ago)
then why would you use that clip?
ZeTTT3R (1 year ago)
Trump just want to save his country and his ppl. (true americans)
Jabbawokeez4 (6 months ago)
I'm so sorry the public school system failed you.
Mongolsky Mongol (1 year ago)
Now I'm wondering, how high are you Raphael?
moodyguymick (1 year ago)
He's on the 6th floor.
Hossam Korin (1 year ago)
dude, you're hilarious!!! LMFAO!!!
Gentleman's Gazette (1 year ago)
184cm 6'1/2"
Mongolsky Mongol (1 year ago)
Tbh with the way he is smiling after every sentence you could assume I actually meant high XD
jurchiks101 (1 year ago)
You know, it's not obvious on the internet. He could have been a troll too.
Mr. Beetleman (1 year ago)
I am a fan of the jacket he is wearing in the video. Wide lapels are awesome.
D G (1 year ago)
The tie looks better reaching the belt.
Kyle Wyatt (1 year ago)
I have a thought about 0:39 – Although the history of tie places it as pure decoration, could it not be suggested that over time, function was infused into tie design, making it _more_ than just decoration today? I ask this because I believe the modern tie does serve a distinct purpose: A shirt button cover (typically, a tie that covers any more or any less than your shirt buttons is already considered generally taboo) and something to block the elements from getting down your collar. To take it to a logical extreme, if the tie is purely decoration then why are clip-on ties not more acceptable? Thoughts?
Martin Saavedra (1 year ago)
caballero Raphael ✌ Srs shirt ?
Martin Saavedra (1 year ago)
Thank you😁
TheHonestLiar (1 year ago)
It's a monogram for his initials, Sven Raphael Schneider.
I like the full Windsor knot cause it's so nice and even. It doesn't look so crooked compared to other knots. I also tighten the knot so it doesn't look so big.
John Doe (4 months ago)
Exactly, i do the same. Its the only knot you need. All the people who say its for wide spread collar is outdated. Like you said, and like i do also, you can tighten it and make it smaller so it suits any collar you have. I personally like it big no matter what collar you have. To suit elite are wrong to say its only good for certain shirt collars only. The full Windsor knot is the best knot of all time period.
studyeye (1 year ago)
The Pratt knot is also symmetrical, and it's smaller than the Windsor. He links to his instructional towards the end of this video
Christopher A. (1 year ago)
Politics aside, knowing of Trump over the decades, he probably doee wear his ties purposefully long to point to his crotch. LOL.
CthulluDOW (7 months ago)
Shotgunmad xl his ties are to long though, why would he not buy a shorter tie?
M Sato (1 year ago)
Christopher A. Tie pin (tie bar) is a personal choice, nothing to do with necessity.
Christopher A. (1 year ago)
Shotgunmad xl The combo of long tie and high trousers could be it too. Thing is, since he's taping up his ties like @3:55 that suggests it's barely long enough in the first place. Or maybe he's tying the front of the tie long for some other reason. I'm a little taller than him, so having the back tail of the tie too short is something that happens with regular length ties. Now why he doesn't wear tie bars is another question. His company sells them. I'm sure he's seen them all over the place in his life. I'm genuinely curious.
Ken Meyer (1 year ago)
Knit ties are often shorter then silk ties. What then?
Komünizm Kazanacak (1 year ago)
Do you prefer pleated pants over flat front ones?
bkcpisme (1 year ago)
Make tie length great again
Frank Gadson (1 year ago)
Fantastic video I agree that the proper length would be just above the waist band this length give your look total balance if for example one end of the tie extends far beyond the other it simply throws your attire off balance people eyes will be drawn to that fact and no matter how well coordinated your outfit is when your accessories are at war with your suit in this case just doesn't look well symmetry is important when putting a look together when something looks out of place then you have defeated your purpose thanks for the video fine summation.

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