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Preparing for Prom 2015

For high school students, prom may seem like it’s still years away. They're still focused on studying, sports, and everything else that consumes high school students. But parents know that many proms are in late April or early May, which means there’s only a couple of months in which to pick out a tux, decide on a corsage, and make all the other arrangements that prom entails. For parents of young men, now is also the time to start looking for a tuxedo. Modern tuxedos come in a variety of different styles, so you’ll want to get an idea of...

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10 Promposal Ideas for 2015

So, you have your eye on a certain someone for prom, but you’re wondering how to ask her to go with you. There are lots of creative ways to show your crush that you’re not just handsome, but original, too! Take a look at these ten promposal ideas and see if there isn’t one that will win your crush’s heart!  Back In Time Why not brush up on some formalwear history, and choose a vintage look that will make your girl excited to travel back through time with you. A formal tailcoat like the Men's Black Tailcoat is just one of many...

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Recycling Clothing: Reuse Your Tuxedo

[caption id="attachment_2223" align="alignleft" width="230"] Wedding photos aren't the only way to reuse your tuxedos.[/caption] So, you’ve gone and done it: the commitment, the promise to be forever faithful. No, we’re not talking about marriage, having a baby, or sticking to that diet to lose those last few pounds. We’re talking about the tuxedo commitment: the fruition of that much needed prom or wedding purchase that left you a few hundred dollars poorer and one tuxedo richer. And now that that event is over, what are you going to do with that tuxedo? Shove it into the dark recesses of your...

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Tuxedo Shoes on a Budget: Formal Wear Fashion Tips

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="230"] Look sharp and feel great for the big night![/caption] 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...

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How To Rise Over Rising Prom Costs

[caption id="attachment_2110" align="alignleft" width="161"] Smile, this is a once in a lifetime moment![/caption] For young men and women all over the nation, there are few events as worthy of a splurge as their prom. Equal parts new and traditional, it's incredibly fun. It is often the first formal event for many, packing the promise of being the most memorable night of their lives. Unfortunately, all that celebration and milestone-hitting can promote an attitude that everything's got to be the best, and there's developed a bit of a competitive element to prom. Many teenagers feel compelled – if not obligated –...

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