Please Allow Paul F. Tompkins to Teach You How to Tie a Bow Tie

It’s an indisputable fact that Paul F. Tompkins is a classy, distinguished man with impeccable style and a lifelong love for bow ties, so there’s truly no better person to star in the bow tie tutorial video @midnight posted on Twitter today. It looks pretty complicated and intimidating, but Tompkins does a stellar job guiding bow tie beginners through the process as a very encouraging expert: “I did this without a mirror, and you can too. Once you got it, you got it for life. It’s just like smoking cigarettes, which I’m assuming you’re doing, or should be. Just kidding — that’s for dumb people.” And just in case you doubt his skills, here’s how fast Tompkins gets the job done when he’s not trying to teach others how to do it:

Video of Paul F Tompkins tying a bow tie. Thrilling! #WITS

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