January 9, 2014

Formal Wear For The Reluctant

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Are you reluctant to try formal wear?

There are countless formal wear pieces that are not at all uncomfortable, yet instantly make you look more put together and chic. Each man is different, so not all of these pieces will work for everyone. For this reason, choose something that speaks to your personal style and overall preference. All of these things will instantly dress up a typical tuxedo or suit to have you looking stylish and trendy without much effort. (more…)

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November 14, 2013

Male Modeling 101

Sometimes different models look best from either a side view or a front view, but not both.

Many people assume female models dominate the fashion industry. Regardless of whether or not that is true today, male modeling is certainly becoming more acceptable. Because of this, the modeling world, for both men and women, is becoming a more competitive environment. To remedy this, you must look for something that can give you an edge whenever you have an interview or photo shoot scheduled. This rule goes for both casual wear and formal wear. If you can stand out, you will become memorable and more easily remembered. Here are some tips for all you male models out there: (more…)

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May 21, 2013

Formal Wear Flicks: Three Iconic Movie Weddings

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This hilarious movie featured formal wear looks that were unforgettable.

For cinephiles and formal wear fashionistas, the summer movie season offers a little something for everyone. Beginning in May, the onslaught of films commence providing audiences with a ton of popcorn and indie fare which keeps everyone occupied. Another aspect of the warmer weather is that numerous couples decide to hold their weddings outdoors. With the abundant sunshine and bountiful good weather, the occasion is made much more special. In case you are invited to one of these special occasions or just need some guidance from a classic film, here are three iconic wedding scenes from movies for any formal wear fan to love.

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May 9, 2013

Enough About Women’s Couture – Men’s Tuxedos at The Met Gala 2013

Just a few days ago was the annual MET Ball, aka the MET Gala (or Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute Benefit Gala), which kicks off New York’s most popular museum’s couture exhibition.  As a tradition, celebrities from all different mediums, including music and film, attend dressed in their best gowns and tuxedos as a tribute to the emphasis of the exhibition.  The exposé of fashion found the night of the ball is always guaranteed to be one full of beauty and elegance.  Even though the female celebs like Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, La La, Jennifer Lawrence, and Kristen Stewart had resounding presence, we are a bit more concerned with how the male counterparts challenged one another to a subtle gentlemanly battle of fashion tastes. For our pleasure, it turned out to be an eye-catching night.  Here are just a few of the styles recognized at the Gala:

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January 9, 2013

What’s Hot in Men’s Formal Wear for 2013?

The evolution of men's formal wear has been very subtle yet so significant. Sometimes, merely adding colors and choosing a different texture for the fabric can make all the difference! Find out what's trendy this coming year.

Trends and fads are forever changing, making fashion a fickle friend. There is, however, one thing that has remained pretty consistent over the years:  men’s formal wear. Wearing nice suits and fancy bow ties to special occasions has always been stylish and classy, and is generally guaranteed to get you a nod of approval. But even the classic suit and tie combo has to evolve. Check out some trendy must-haves to consider for 2013. (more…)

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November 12, 2012

The Perks of Learning to Dance

So your best friend’s wedding is coming up and his fiancée is dragging him to dance lessons. She insists they need to impress everyone during their first dance as a couple. He is miserable about the idea and begs you to come along to make it a little less painful. Now I know what you’re thinking.

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November 9, 2012

Being James Bond – It’s all About the Tuxedo

Daniel Craig graces us with James Bond's class as Skyfall opens in theaters today.

There’s something undeniably special about James Bond that has kept him near the forefront of Hollywood for 50 years now.

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