How to Tie a Bow Tie Step-by-Step Video

How To Tie a Bow Tie from Snippet & Ink and General Knot & Co.


If you ask us, not enough gents (or ladies for that matter!) wear bow ties on a regular basis – we just love that dapper look! If you’re tying the knot in a bow tie, or you’ve asked your groomsmen to wear them, then this post is for you. We’ve teamed up with General Knot & Co. to bring you this video on how to tie a bow tie so you can look your very best… and it’s easier than you think!



Haven’t picked out your bow tie yet? We’ve got you covered: General Knot & Co. makes charming ties from vintage fabrics (so each design is limited edition!), and if you have something specific in mind, they’ll even create something custom just for you and your wedding party.

how to tie a bowtie tutorial


General Knot & Co.
This post is sponsored by General Knot & Co., who creates limited edition ties and bow ties, handmade in the United States from vintage fabrics. Custom designs are available, and General Knot & Co.‘s personalized customer service makes it easy to coordinate your tie, bow tie, or bridal party gifts with your wedding colors. 

Vendor Credits

Director, Producer: Christina McNeill / Co-Director: Jill Vice / Director of Photography, Cinematography: John Burke / Bow Ties: General Knot & Co.


  • I. LOVE. THIS. It’s so quirky and fun, and so helpful too! The chalkboard “in betweens” are genius, and the humor of the writing and the guy with the bowtie are awesome. Well done!!! “You’re the Man!”ha!

  • Margery says:

    Woo Hoo!! Yay for You! Love what you did! I can see this being a BIG HIT!!

  • Great video!! Can’t wait to share with Caleb and his college buddies. I bet they check out the bow tie company too. Seems the Sig Eps are always looking for something quirky in purple or red. Thanks for the video

  • Kristen says:

    I mean, who doesn’t get asked all the time to tie a bow tie at a wedding?! Great work!

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