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Boardwalk Empire and White Tie Formal Wear

[caption id="attachment_51" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Steve Buscemi in White Tie Tailcoat"][/caption]Boardwalk Empire and White Tie Nucky Thompson, played by Steve Buscemi, is the brains and the power in Martin Scorsese’s new HBO series Boardwalk Empire. Buscemi is not noted for his looks. Remember in the movie Fargo when everyone described him as the “funny looking guy?” But if clothes make the man, then his costumes, especially the men’s formal wear that he dons, endow him with power. Buscemi in Prohibition Era white tie looks about as dapper and in control as a man can be. This is especially true when his...

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