4 ways that a tie makes you feel more powerful

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When you’re selecting a tie, it can be difficult to choose the right tie for the job. Too smart and you could dramatically outdress everyone in the entire room, not smart enough and you probably shouldn’t have bothered with one at all.

Whether you’re wearing ties to the office, you need one for drinks with the guys or you’ve got a special event coming up; there’s always an appropriate tie for the occasion. When you’re on the search to shop men’s ties, it’s always important to take color, pattern and style into account.

When ties are paired with a fitted pair of pants or a slim suit with a pointed lapel, it can make you stand out from the rest. So, whether you’re trying to secure the hot date or land the big business deal, a tie can make you feel more powerful and command you more respect.

Here are 4 ways that a tie can make you feel more powerful.

The Tie Code

For over 200 years, the classic necktie has been a symbol of honor, nobility and a touch of class. The necktie originated in 17th century Europe, where Croatian mercenaries in France wore knotted pieces of fabric or handkerchiefs to identify their alliances. The look was so admired by King Louis XIV that he began to wear ties a style item, which brought them into fashion as a status symbol.

Be a Go-Getter

A sharp suit and a classic tie have always signified the man who’s a go-getter, he takes what he wants and does it with style. Whether it’s a standard size, skinny fit tie, or a knitted tie, it’s going to boost how professional you look to the rest of the world. Even if you work in an office that dresses down or casually on most days, wearing the right tie is going to supercharge your image.

You can impress your boss, your peers and your spouse by putting more effort into how you present yourself to the world. A modern fit suit and the perfect tie to match will help you to look professional.

Boost Your Confidence

A solid tie choice with a dashing Windsor knot makes a man ooze with confidence. Ties give you more power in your look, giving off that vibe that you know where what you want from life and you’re willing to do what it takes to get it. Ties have a unique ability to signal to the world that you’re a capable alpha male that possesses certain skills, qualities and capabilities.

Look Good, Feel Good

The famous quote by Deion Sanders “If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you play good. If you play good, they pay good.” inspires confidence in men that want to present themselves more confidently, allowing them to feel better about themselves. Looking good should be up there was one of the main priorities for anybody, especially a man that wants to feel more powerful in his own skin.

Choose a tie width that suits your body type, whether that’s a wide tie, skinny-tie or an extra-long tie for the men who like a little extra length. Get on your shiniest pair of calf-skin double monks and go ask the girl out or sign up that new account at work: the world’s your oyster.




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