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Staying Cool with Summer Style

[caption id="attachment_2255" align="alignleft" width="162"] Look and feel fresh this summer at your next formal wear event.[/caption] June 21 marked the first day of summer of 2013. The weather is turning up, with no plans to stop. The hotter months of the year provide plenty of vacation times and events. Friends and family often pull off all the stops to throw a big bash. From Memorial Day to a dear friend's wedding, you're schedule is sure to be packed with a supreme amount of formal events. The thought alone is most likely causing you to sweat, and you're not even there yet. Don't fret,...

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The Dinner Jacket and Less Formal Occasions

[caption id="attachment_90" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="The Dinner Jacket and Less Formal Occasions"][/caption]It started in earnest about a year or so ago and it has become more common. What is it? It’s men wearing formal dinner jackets to less formal occasions. Rather than opting for a suit, some men are putting on a tuxedo with either a shawl, peak or notch collar. The point is to wear a formal dinner jacket to an event that does not call for one. In doing so, you lift the rules and regulations (dress code) that describes what other elements should be included to make your...

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