October 16, 2013

Fashion in Music Videos

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Music videos can give you a clear idea of what styles are trending.

Everyone enjoys watching music videos. Maybe this is because you can see the artist as he or she actually sings the words: see the expressions, the emotions, and the soul that they pour into the lyrics. (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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April 25, 2013

Tuxedo Accessories – Which Goes With What?

Which formal accessory will tie together your tuxedo ensemble?

Which formal accessory will tie together your tuxedo ensemble?

In order to pull off a flawless look at your next big event, you need to know first what tuxedo accessories are appropriate for each level of formality, as well as which ones tie your outfit together better. Men’s formal wear can be a tricky puzzle for the inexperienced gentleman. There are a few rules that apply to the minor fittings that can help you assemble a stunning ensemble. (more…)

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April 11, 2013

5 Ideas For Groomsmen Gifts

You've prepared everything, except for the groomsmen's gifts! Read this article for fine ideas!

You’ve prepared everything, except for the groomsmen’s gifts! Read this article for fine ideas!

Most people understand the wedding planning process to be more strenuous for the bride-to-be rather than the groom.  That’s because the entire aesthetic representation of the event is assumed to be a concern for the bride.  It’s her day, and she will want it to look a certain way.  However, grooms have an important concern of their own, besides what could go wrong at their bachelor party. Grooms are responsible for putting together gifts worthy enough for all his groomsmen. They are an intricate part of every wedding and have devoted their time and money on men’s formal wear for the ceremony. Thus, a proper acknowledgment is required. Check out some of these fine gifts to show groomsmen that their subtle, but substantial, efforts are appreciated. (more…)

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January 12, 2013

Formal Wear For The Movies? Not Anymore.

Even young men and women were no exception to the fashion styles back then.

Back in the early to mid 1900’s, it was not uncommon to see people dressing to the nines for most occasions. What seems like a simple venture out nowadays was a reason to dress up back then. This includes going to the movies, sporting events, and even going to certain stores. Men would wear a full suit and tie, while women would don  nice dresses, heels, jewelry, and hats. So, what changed? (more…)

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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 19, 2012

Avoid a Fashion Faux Pas with Big and Tall Formal Wear

Some "oops!" moments in men's formal wear are forgivable. This isn't one of them.

We’ve already covered almost every aspect of wearing a tuxedo – from style to form, and even the different kinds of novelty wear. I want to now reach out and help my fellow gentlemen out there who have trouble looking for formal wear because of their big build or taller than usual height. As with any form of clothing, you have to be careful in choosing items that will perfectly match your height and weight.

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November 15, 2012

Novelties are the Icing on the Cake

Fred Astaire in the classic, You'll Never Get Rich

You have been invited to attend the company’s prestigious, annual gala. It’s a great time to enjoy yourself with 5-star quality food, accept honorary titles and awards for your hard work in the business, and get to know your co-workers more. Therefore, you want to make a good and long lasting impression.

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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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October 25, 2012

Modern Day Chivalry: Does it Exist?

The chivalrous days might be gone but that doesn't mean you can't be a fine gentleman. (via elephantjournal.com)

Years ago, a well-mannered gentleman was automatically considered a heartthrob to women.

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