If you search ‘how to tie a tie’ on YouTube, you’re going to get more advice than anyone’s got time for and loads of different knots to confuse you. Save yourself the bother. As a young guy, the four-in-hand knot is your best bet. Also known as the schoolboy knot, it’s the easiest of the bunch but looks just as good as any other if you get it right.
Here’s how to do it in six steps.