Square bandana and the basic ties

turban1The square bandana is one of the difficult to work with, especially when it comes to tying it. In this article, we will discuss some of the basic yet fashionable ways to tie a square bandana. They are as follows:

Basic loop

This is one of the common ways to tie a square bandana. You can easily incorporate it to your day to day outfit whether you are wearing a simple shirt of even a formal outfit. To achieve this look, you should fold the square bandana into diagonal. The end shape should be a triangle. Position one third of the bandana over your shoulder, loop the other end around the front of the neck, drape the other end over the other shoulder. Adjust the bandana to achieve your desired level of comfort.

Loop and knot

Choose your favourite square bandana and fold into half in order to create a triangle shape. Fold the edge up to create a long yet thin shape. Once you are done, position the bandana around your neck and see to it that both ends are position on the front part of your shoulders. Encircle the bandana around your neck and secure it in place by tying both ends in a loose knot. You have the option to tuck the ends of the knot underneath or just let it expose.

Faux knot

Follow the first two steps in the loop and knot style and gently drape the bandana around your neck towards the front. Make sure that the other end is longer than another. Starting from the longer end, tie a loose knot just halfway up. The next step is to take the shorter end from the other shoulder and gently slide it through the loose knot. Lastly, tighten the knot and adjust according to your level of comfort.

Rectangular knot

This is one of the quickest and simple ways to tie a square bandana. Create a rectangle shape by folding the bandana into half. Drape the bandana across the back of the neck and see to it to bring the ends to the front. Take both ends and secure the bandana in place by tying the bandana in a loose knot.

Bow tie

Again, choose your favourite bandana, create a long piece and drape the bandana around the back of the neck. Tie a loose bow at the front. Gently adjust the knot making sure that it is not too loose and not too tight. The next step is to wear the bow centered down the front. For a more stylish look, you can just simply swing over to the side. It really is up to you on how you would like your bow tie bandana to appear and incorporate in your day to day fashion.

A bandana is a functional and fashionable piece of clothing provided you use it the right way. The ones mentioned above are just some of your available choices. There are still a lot more waiting to be discovered by you.

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