June 29, 2012

Obama vs. Romney – Style and Flair on the 2012 Campaign Trail

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama Vie for the Oval Office.

Mitt Romney. Barack Obama. With the presidential election a few short months away, the 2012 campaign for the oval office is definitely heating up. Both candidates are touring the country, making speeches and public appearances as they battle for the nation’s highest office. We at Fine Tuxedos thought we’d scrutinize both the Incumbent Democrat Barack Obama and the Republican challenger Mitt Romney according to the most all-important but seldom-discussed criterion of them all: style. Both men have presidential hopes, but do they have the wardrobe necessary to lead the nation? Let’s take a closer look at the candidates and see how they hold up. (more…)

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June 18, 2012

The Stripping Down of the Bachelor Party

At some point in the history of mandom, we collectively reached the decision that bachelor parties should be spent in the presence of booze, bros, and scantily clad women. With grooms-to-be being all but expected to adhere to this societal norm, the ultimate effect was the redefining of the term “bachelor party” so that it was synonymous with “debauchery.”

In retrospect it sounds a little cliche, a little expected, and when we get right down to the down and dirty, maybe a little classless too.

But interestingly enough, it’s also becoming decreasingly popular. Whether you want to chalk it off to the rising age of the average groom, the economy, or a stronger embrace of individuality, raunchiness and rowdiness are losing their status as sendoff staples. A recent poll on wedding website theknot.com indicated as much, showing that over 50% of engaged men were planning on low key bachelor parties. (more…)

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June 15, 2012

2012 Tony Awards – Tuxedos and Black Ties Steal the Show

Armani Tuxedos Golden Globes

Stars showed up in style at the 66th Annual Tony Awards.

The ceremony at last weekend’s Tony Awards was quite the show – host Neil Patrick Harris wowed viewers, James Corden shocked the world as the surprise winner of the award for Best Actor, and the ceremony itself generated not a little controversy with its spot for Royal Carribean International. But the real story of the night was the dazzling array of well-dressed men on the red carpet, on the stage, and in the audience. A whole host of actors showed up in their best duds; we give you the highlights of the night.

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Summer 2012: When and Why to Wear a Tux

Now that Memorial Day is behind us and it’s well into summer, you’re likely thinking that it’s time to hang up the formal attire, break out the grill, and relax. While you should by all means be thinking about some quality barbeque, though, don’t be so ready to throw your nice duds in the back of the closet. Prom might be over, and graduation parties are already done with, but summer is a season full of opportunities for you to fit into that tuxedo and class it up. (more…)

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June 13, 2012

Where was Your Tuxedo Last Night?

Man, last night was killer. Good thing you don’t have to return those clothes, right? Read about how buying your tux might be the better move.

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