How to tie a Cravat

Our cravats are cut in such a way that you can tie them in two styles: Traditional or Scrunch/Ruche tie.

Just follow our guidelines below for either style.

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1. Drape the cravat around your neck, longer end on your right. 2. Cross the longer end over the shorterend, to your left. 3. Take the longer end back underneath the shorter end. 4. Wrap longer end over the top again to your left.
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5. Take the longer end up through the neck loop. Next, either follow step 6 or 7, depending which style you choose. 6. For a 'Traditional' look: Fold down the longer end over the knot, adjust fit with the shorter end and fix top end in place with a cravat pin. 7. For 'Scrunch' or 'Ruche' tie, omit step 6. From step 5, bring the longer end down through the knot loop to get that 'scrunched-up' effect. 8. Adjust fit with the shorter end (underneath). Make sure the knot is loose-ish to get the best effect.

The cravat shown in the images above is in hand-woven silk dupion, shade 164, Lily. Click here for our full colour range.