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The Basics of Wearing a Tuxedo Pt. 2

[caption id="attachment_1084" align="alignleft" width="202" caption="A gentleman always looks smart, sharp and snazzy in a fine tuxedo."][/caption] For those who missed the first part of this article, here is a recap of what I talked about. A white tuxedo should only be worn during the summer months and before six at night; your dress socks and shoes should be darker than your trousers and; being invited to a black tie event merely signifies that the event is formal. These facts are important to know, but there's a lot more that goes into wearing a sharp tux. That being said, let's delve into...

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The Basics of Wearing a Tuxedo Pt. 1

[caption id="attachment_1062" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Look dapper in a fine tuxedo."][/caption] Not many people are privy to the rules pertaining to wearing a tuxedo. Sure, we are aware that tuxedos should primarily be worn for special events and galas.  However, as far as how to sport one, which colors to pick in relation to the time of day and season, and coordinating shoes and socks with your tuxedo, there are still many people  who are clueless. With that said, let’s go over some do’s and don’t’s of tux’s. One thing I see some gentlemen do with regards to wearing a tuxedo is...

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Tuxedo Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

[caption id="attachment_66" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tuxedo Mistakes"][/caption]When you go to a formal occasion and it calls for black tie there a certain rules that govern what you wear. These rules are dictated by the dress code, which, in essence, may give you certain options concerning your attire while it negates others. Here are some mistakes that men make when wearing a tuxedo. Perhaps the most common mistake is wearing the cummerbund upside down. That would be with the pleats facing down. The pleats of a cummerbund should always face up. There are various stories as to why the cummerbund was created...

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