How to tie a tie with a half wings , a knot .
It won't take half the time that a full Windsor not does , but it is slightly less complicated and works well .
When you're in a rush , you will need a necktie , a dress shirt , a mirror .
Step one , lift up the color of your shirt .
Step two button , the top button of your shirt .
Step three , drape the tie around your neck with the wider end of the tie on your right .
It should be dangling about 12 inches below the skinny end of the tie or more .
If you're tall , the seam should be facing your shirt .
Step four , cross the wide end toward the left over the front of the skinny end of your thigh .
Step five , direct the wide end around behind the skinny end and pull it out front .
Step six , bring the wide end up and pass it through the loop around your neck to the right of the knot and pull it straight down the seam of the wide end should now be facing out .
Step seven , take the wide end and bring it from the left to the right around the front of the knot .
Step eight , bring the wide end behind the knot from the right and pass it up through the loop around your neck .
Step nine , thread , the wide end through the front of the knot and pull it down to tighten the tip of your tie should reach your belt buckle and should hide the narrow end of the tie underneath .
Step 11 , tighten the tie around your neck by holding the skinny end of the tie and sliding the knot towards your neck .
Step 12 , put the collar down and make any final adjustments , looking sharp .
Did you know an American tailor developed the manufacturing system for the modern tie in the 19 twenties , discouraging wrinkles and allowing them to lay straight .