June 7, 2013

Tuxedos for Summer Wedding Season

Summertime is here. That means wedding season is upon us. The calendars are filling up with save the dates and invites to summer themed nuptials. Maybe you’re the groomsman, or an honored guest, or even the lucky man himself. Either way, your wardrobe probably has you confounded. If you’re still clueless on which tuxedo you should wear for the big day,  keep reading for some great suggestions. (more…)

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June 1, 2013

Breathtaking Men’s Fashion at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

The infamous Cannes Film Festival brought many stylish stars to its red carpet.

The infamous Cannes Film Festival brought many stylish stars to its red carpet.

After eleven days of tremendous movies and phenomenal fashion, the 66th annual Cannes International Film Festival wrapped up on Sunday May 26.   (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 14, 2013

Tuxedo Shoes on a Budget: Formal Wear Fashion Tips

Look sharp and feel great for the big night!

Prom season is now closer than ever. Since May has arrived, numerous high schools will be preparing for the big dance.
Students will be approaching every tuxedo shop they can in order to negotiate a deal and find the perfect outfit. While many students will factor in cost for their formal wear purchase, one key factor they should also be considering is what shoes to include. These small elements are essential for successfully creating a unique and elegant look. Ultimately, what you put on your feet will affect the price. With the high cost, careful consideration needs to be paid to every part of the tux. For fashionable feet, here are some shoes to help complete the entire look.

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April 29, 2013

How To Rise Over Rising Prom Costs

Smile, this is a once in a lifetime moment!

Smile, this is a once in a lifetime moment!

For young men and women all over the nation, there are few events as worthy of a splurge as their prom. (more…)

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April 4, 2013

Top Ten Reasons Not to Rent a Tuxedo: An Infographic

Whenever you stay in a hotel room, it’s expected that you should have suspicions over the use of that space before you arrived, as well as the efforts to maintain its cleanliness. Why should cautious thoughts regarding the rental of a tuxedo be any different? Every time you rent a tux, you’re literally stepping into the garments that someone else gave a test run, or maybe even several others. Yet, rarely is the question made as to the possibility of abuse. There’s no telling how much damage went into your formal wear the week or even the night before. At events like weddings, people are motivated to drink for the sake of celebration, which often leads to reckless behavior and minor accidents. But unlike a used car, there’s no report available for the accident history on a tuxedo. At a moment when it’s necessary to look your best, you can’t afford stains, loose stitching, or rips resurfacing. You should never allow yourself to be put into such a position.

The solution for being caught in some rental shops’ ill-treated men’s formal attire is buying one for yourself. Purchasing a tuxedo is no more expensive than renting one, and in some instances you could wind up saving yourself money. Avoid the expensive and uncomfortable hassle of wearing someone else’s tuxedo by have one tailored just for you instead, and check out the infographic below!

Top Ten Reasons Not to Rent a Tuxedo (more…)

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March 14, 2013

Take Prom By Storm: The Navy Blue Tuxedo

Embrace the blue.

Embrace the blue.

Prom night is rapidly approaching. It can be assumed that if you’re still probing tuxedo blogs then you have yet to make a final decision on your attire. (more…)

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March 7, 2013

Tuxedos That Pop: Colorful Formal Wear

As the world turns, countless socialites relish in the idea of attending formal gatherings. (more…)

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February 22, 2013

The Oscars 2013: Men’s Formal Wear Predictions

Are you ready for this year's Oscars?

Are you ready for this year’s Oscars?

It’s that time again, gentlemen, when celebrities from all walks of fame converge upon the Dolby Theater to either be given a statuette in commemoration of their talent or else to offer up several hours of polite (and potentially bitter) applause while dressed to the nines.

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January 28, 2013

American Formal Wear On the 57th Presidential Inauguration

President Obama sworn in to his 2nd term in office - in style, of course.

On January 21, 2013, the 57th Inaugural Ceremonies took off in a grand style. Charles E. Schumer, the current Chairman of the Joint Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies for President Barack H. Obama’s 2nd inauguration, served as the master of ceremonies and gave a tremulously powerful opening speech during the Call to Order and Welcome Remarks. Before he stepped off the podium, he left us with this: “America always rises to the occasion.” That day, America managed to do so again.  Doing their best to keep the nation’s standards high, the president, his family, fellow cabinet members, and guests rose in stunning and celebratory formal wear as the entire Nation watched our 44th president swear into office. (more…)

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