How to Tie a Bow Tie: A prep school tradition

That object of affection, and some joking, the bow tie sporting faculty member (I can say that because I’ve been a bow tie wearing, boarding school faculty member whose headmaster sported bow ties when I was in school), Kent Hill School‘s Jeremy LaCasse offers up this quick instructional video for his fans.

Tying a bow tie really is easier than it looks.

Interestingly, LaCasse looks to have some idiosyncrasies in his technique. It looks like he might be left handed. And, he ties the tie from the bottom up rather than from the top down. I’ve never seen the bottom-to-top technique anywhere before- in practice or in print.

Goofy fun.


Kents Hill School is a co-ed boarding school in Kents Hill, ME.

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