How to Tie a Zipper Tie

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In many situations, such as formal occasions or day-to-day business dealings, appropriate clothing is expected. For men, this usually includes a dress shirt, suit trousers, a jacket and a tie. Ties, in particular, are often considered a nuisance, as tying them requires some degree of skill. Several special versions of ties have been created to combat this problem, including clip-on ties and the adjustable zipper tie. Zipper ties are fairly simple to use, and can save you time getting dressed in the morning.

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Adjust the tie so that it is large enough to fit over your head. Hold the dangling end of the tie and pull on the knot to open the zipper.

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Place the zipper tie over your head.

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Adjust the tie so that it is situated properly on your neck. The knot should be at the center of your collar.

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Grasp the dangling end of the tie again. Push the knot upward with your other hand, sliding until the tie fits your neck.

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Adjust the position of the tie again, if necessary.

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