How do You Wear a Pre-Tied Bow Tie

There's no shame in wearing a pre-tied bow tie. You may be worried about how to wear them, but pre-tied bow ties are quick ways to add style to your outfit.

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 Pre-tied bow ties add easy style to your outfit.

Here is how you can look great wearing a pre-tied bow tie.

If you would like to know how to tie a bow tie, read our guide how to tie a self-tie bow tie.

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Why You Should wear a Pre-tied Bow Tie

You can wear a pre-tied bow tie to almost any occasion you would wear a bow tie to. There are actually a lot of reasons why you would wear a pre-tied bow tie.

For starters, since pre-tied bow ties are permanently tied for you, you can find pre-tied bow ties made with a wider variety of fabrics. You may be able to wear a bow ties made with thick materials like wool. Wool would usually be hard for you to tie on your own, but once the bow tie is pre-tied, that is no longer an issue.

Pre-tied bow ties may even have accessories of their own, such as a piece of jewelry in the center.

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It is also good to have a pre-tied bow tie on hand for those times when you have to get dressed in a hurry. Pre-tied bow ties are quick accessories to add to your outfit that make it look instantly better when you have to get out the door fast.

Pre-tied bow ties are also usually made to be adjustable. They fit with most collar styles, so you can rarely go wrong with wearing a pre-tied bow tie.

But what is perhaps the greatest benefit of wearing a pre-tied bow tie is pre-tied bow ties look more symmetrical then most self-tie bow ties, no matter how good you are at tying a bow tie. This makes pre-tied bow ties ideal for many formal outfits like uniforms or groomsmen suits.

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Pre-tied bow ties are ideal for weddings

When to Wear a Pre-tied Bow Tie

There are some events where it is more appropriate to wear a pre-tied bow tie.

1. Weddings

As we have previously mentioned, pre-tied bow ties are perfect for groomsmen to wear. You often want to look as if you are in uniform for a wedding, so you want your bow tie to be symmetrical. A pre-tied  bow tie is the best way to guarantee this look.

2. Activity Nights Out

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Whether it is a night out with friends or a date, wearing a pre-tied bow tie is an easy way of looking formal while also remaining casual when you are going out for regular weekend night fun.

Some Rules for Wearing Pre-Tied Bow Ties

When you wear a pre-tied bow tie, there are a few rules you want to keep in mind.

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You want to pay attention to the width of pre-tied bow ties. Wearing a bow tie that is either too wide or too short can have comical results. Ideally, your bow tie should be about the same width of your face.

It is important to think about the dress code of the event you are attending. Most of the time, when you wear a pre-tied bow tie, you are wearing it for a formal occasion. This means you often wear bow ties with a suit.

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Bow ties are most often worn with suits

But you also want to keep in mind that while bow tie are traditionally a formal accessory, you can also wear them casually. Pre-tied bow ties are probably the best form of bow tie to wear for this style.

To wear a pre-tied bow tie casually, wear a shirt with a collar, but don't wear a jacket with your outfit. You may also want to consider rolling up your sleeves.

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Regardless of if you want to wear a pre-tied bow tie formally or casually, wearing a bow tie with a pattern is an easy way of adding a uniqueness to your outfit. Wearing a bow tie with a pattern is also a good way of keeping the colour of your bow tie from matching your outfit too closely. We don't want that.

Bow ties are often accessories people wear to signal they are self-confident. Everything we wear makes a statement about who we are and what is important to us.

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Art shares what is important to us.

Nathon Kong includes the exclusive artwork of people with mental health trouble with fashion accessories to tell a story of mental health recovery which we share with our clients. The artworks are created by Les Impatients, a local non profit organization that supports people with mental health troubles through therapeutic art programs.

Nathon Kong donates 10% of all proceeds to Les Impatients to support and raise awareness for mental health. Each fashion accessory comes in a unique gift box with a certificate of authenticity detailing the article's edition number and the story of the artist who created it.

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