People always say “Nice tie!” That’s when you have chosen the right tie for your dress shirt and its color blended well with the rest of your ensemble. You’ve heard it before — fashion experts always remind you — your tie should anchor your outfit. A sartorial piece of advice I heed.

There… we’ve covered the issue about your tie blending with the other items in your attire. Now, let’s check its knot. Talking about knots, in the movie From Russia with Love, you came to know that “Bond mistrusted anyone who tied his tie with a Windsor knot. It showed too much vanity. It was often the mark of a cad.” Words written by Ian Fleming. Anyway, that’s agent 007′s opinion about a guy wearing a Windsor Knot. Imagine how he will react when he sees the knots featured here.

1. The Eldredge Knot

2. The Trinity Knot

3. The Cape Knot

4. The Four in Hand knot

5. The Merovingian or the Ediety Knot

6. The Onassis Knot

7. The (ENORMOUS) Balthus knot

8. The Cross Knot

9. The Pratt Knot

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