As I mentioned to you all earlier in a post yesterday, men’s suits are a huge trend for this fall season. I talked about a few different suits (3 piece & double-breasted), but I didn’t mention anything on men’s formal dinner attire: tuxedos! There is an exhilarating feeling when you have a formal affair to dress up for. I don’t think men get as excited getting all dolled up for an event like women do, but seeing your man sporting a tuxedo can make them very handsome! Older men will probably stick to the traditional tuxedo look, because there is something very classic about it. In case you are sick of the classic tuxedo look, and want to be daring and try something new, than keep reading!
If it is not required, then don’t wear your tuxedo in a formal way. Pick and choose pieces from the classic tuxedo look, and pair them with fashion pieces. Men, you have to be confident in what you choose from the classic tuxedo look! Some of the pieces would be: the satin shawl tuxedo jacket, satin notched or peaked lapels, or personally, my favorite, the satin stripe down the pant leg. Try and avoid the peaked lapel, and stick to the easier satin shawl, or notched lapel. Yes, the peaked lapel is the most formal of the three, but if you want to be up-to-date in tuxedo wear, then you need to mix and match formal and casual wear. Now, if you are really feeling edgy and you really want eyes on you, then trade your traditional satin shawl tuxedo jacket for a waistcoat.
Cummerbund vs. Vest?
Many men today seem to be more into wearing vests than cummerbunds. Silk vests in shades of silver and grey are the hottest. If you decided to have a pattern at all, then go with stripes.
Bow Tie vs. Neck Tie?
If it were up to me I would stick to the fun bow tie, but it seems like more men are drawn to the neck tie. I think this choice is ultimately up to you; your personality plays a big part in this decision.