Tag Archives: Tuxedo

Black Tie, Accessories

Last week, Simon Crompton had a piece in the more superior British GQ on the importance of following the rules of black tie accessories, particularly in what goes around your waist: One of the problems is that it can be hard to find a good waist covering. Most places will sell cummerbunds (I recommend Drake’s [...]

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Black Tie, General MacArthur

From LIFE, taken on the evening of his 76th birthday at the Waldorf-Astoria. He had kept a suite there during the 50′s and 60′s.

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Black Tie, Modern

Tailor Caid had some pictures of a tux that was made for a client that in my mind is perfect for a modern look. The lapels are somewhat narrow, all of the classic details are there, and nothing looks outrageous.

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Black Tie, Gone a Bit Too Far

From some older Ralph Lauren ads. Of course they’re over the top and should not be copied head to toe, but there are elements of each that are useful as a guide now that black tie season is starting up.

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