Originally Posted by Con Biz Dresser
I'm sorry Manton but I am not talking about a perfectly tied tie or any dimple for that matter, your knot in the photo looks twisted and pulled to the side, as if you are uncomfortable wearing a tie and trying to take this one off.
Part of the OBTC look is a certain insouciance, a certain degage, sprezzatura, nothing too perfect, a bit eskew, etc.
And, in case it wasn't made perfectly clear from the commentary that accompanied the photo, this lesson is about WHAT NOT TO DO
. Hence, it's just possible that I agree with you, and the tie looks like that on purpose.