Our take on which knot to use for your shirt and tie combination.
There are a couple things to consider here. First, the spread of your collar (the distance from collar tip to collar tip) and the thickness of your tie’s fabric. The rule is: the smaller the spread, the smaller the knot. But this knot will fluctuate in size, depending on the tie fabric. A knit tie will result in a bulkier knot than a silk one, regardless of how it’s tied. That being said, the four-in-hand should be considered your “go-to” knot. It’s like a utility infielder in baseball, and will perform well in most every collar ... Read the full story »