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Halloween Inspired Formal Wear Ideas for 2014

halloween_sceneHalloween is right around the corner, and the holiday is a great excuse to turn some heads wearing an impeccably-designed suit or Halloween-inspired formal wear. Whether you need a tux to dress up as your favorite character or you want to liven up your special event ensemble in the spirit of Halloween, Fine Tuxedos has the formal wear that you need to make the occasion memorable in 2014.

 Hollywood’s Rat Pack

During the 1960s, the Rat Pack was Hollywood’s ultimate “in” crowd. Consisting of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Humphrey Bogart, Sammy Davis, Jr., and friends. The Rat Pack epitomized style and elegance along the Las Vegas strip. These were the last days of true Hollywood glamour for men, and it was characterized by impeccable tailoring. Slim ties, fitted dress shirts, and sharkskin suits were all staples of the Rat Pack style. However, the fashion statement they made, can easily be re-created with a stylish slim-fit tuxedo jacket. Next, get some of your friends to wear similar suits, and you’ll be quickly mistaken for former Hollywood royalty. [caption id="attachment_2639" align="aligncenter" width="191"]old_style Embody great style in a slim-fit tux![/caption]

Don Draper

Don Draper from TV’s Mad Men, was a 1960s style icon. Recreating this look will require a fitted suit with pants and shirts that offer flattering lines to contour the body. A suit or tux that is well-tailored is essential, but you don’t need to feel restricted wearing a classic black tux. Don Draper’s style embraced color, including blue, gray, and rich brown. Just add a skinny tie to complete the look!

Tony Soprano

Tony Soprano had a variety of clothing in his wardrobe, ranging from Hawaiian shirts to two-tones. However, when he needed to look more professional, Tony was able to dress up like a real mob boss. Tony tended to have a more refined and elegant taste than the rest of his crew in his black suits and tuxes, and he often went for pinstripes, if possible. When it comes to pulling off a Halloween costume as Tony Soprano, remember that is always better to be overdressed than underdressed.

Harry Dunne and Lloyd Christmas

One of the most memorable moments from the movie Dumb and Dumber was Lloyd and Harry’s appearance at the charity ball. While most of the guests were in classic black tuxedos, Harry showed off his own unique style in a baby blue tux with matching cane and top hat. Lloyd stood out even further by sporting a blaze orange tuxedo. Grab a friend and put these over-the-top looks together for Halloween this year, and you’ll have no problem being recognized instantly by your friends and family. [caption id="attachment_2640" align="aligncenter" width="290"]light_blue Let your comic nature shine in a light-blue tuxedo![/caption]

Novelty Formal Wear for Halloween

If you have a special event coming up in the fall, you can get into the spirit of Halloween by incorporating features into your menswear selection. Colorful, camouflage, and other novelty tuxedo vests can help you to liven up your formal wear, while black formal nylon gloves can give you a more sophisticated and dapper appearance.

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