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Formalwear Fashion Trends

Blog Results for "Formalwear Fashion Trends"

Award Season Stand Out's
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Already this year, millions of viewers have tuned in to popular award shows to see who would win which prestigious awards, and more importantly what they would be wearing when doing so.The ladies have undoubtedly stepped up to the challenge of representing the new 2013 trends and some men have stood out as well, freshinging up the classic tuxedo look with strategic use of accessories and/or color. Robert Downey Jr. and Justin Timberlake represent perfect examples of using accessories to turn traditional wear into statement outfits. Downey Jr. presented at the Oscars in an Armani black-on-black jersey tuxedo with a...
The Undeniable Popularity of our Camouflage Fullback Vest
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I can still remember a corporate buying seminar from a few short years ago when our company decided to purchase and add a camouflage vest to our formalwear line. All of our management teams are involved in the decision making process and the seminar is a big event for us. At the time, it was easy to choose tuxedos and colorful vests to add to our lineup as we keep pretty good tabs on what our customers are asking for. However, some of us were hesitant to cast our votes for a camouflage vest.We asked ourselves, "Is this look even...
Herringbone Fullback Vests: Make Your Wedding Colorful!
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Choosing the color palette for your wedding is a very important first step in the planning process. After all, the bridesmaid dress colors, the flowers, the decorations, the invitations and all the details match and are reflective of your color and theme. This, of course, also includes the tuxedo accessories worn by your groom and his gentlemen!We understand. It's a great experience to attend a beautiful, well-coordinated, well-planned wedding. And it matters to us and to our nationwide network of retailers that you want those colors to coordinate. So, when it comes to selecting the most popular colors for...
Gray Tuxedos and Suits Remain Popular for Weddings
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Certainly the hottest tuxedo color for weddings and proms right now is gray. We are experiencing an overwhelming response to our existing gray tuxedo styles, the Savoy and the Steel Grey. Such a great response, in fact, that we recently added a new gray tuxedo and suit to our rental line! Models Jay and Christina take a stroll in the rain as Jay shows off our new gray tuxedo, the Aspen. Notice how great the tux looks with a purple Windsor tie. The tuxedo has been designed and so has a companion suit. The tux is called the "Aspen" and the suit...
Fashion Tips for the Recent College Graduate
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The college years can be some of the most memorable times in a person's life. It's a time for learning new things, meeting people different from yourself, and going through lots of exciting experiences. There are a lot of experiences that you might have in college that you won't have in the real world... Going to bed at 3:00 am and sleeping until noon on a regular basis might be an example of one. Wearing a t-shirt imprinted with a tuxedo graphic to a formal party might be another! Once you are out of college, it's time to start dressing like...
History of the Tuxedo - Part 1
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The tuxedo is the most recognized formalwear for men in modern fashion, but its origins are not as commonly known to people as the style of the outfit. In this three part series, we will discuss where the tuxedo came from, its evolution over time and the tuxedo we are familiar with today. Left to Right: a 1931 Tuxedo advertisement, a classic tuxedo Origins of the Word The word "tuxedo" has deeply American roots and originally did not have to do with formalwear. The word P'tauk-seet-tough, which shares its phonetics with the word we use today, was an Algonquin word given to...
Homecoming Fashion Tips
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The homecoming dance is like the Golden Globe Awards of high school and although there may not be a red carpet, people will be looking at what you are wearing. The pictures taken of you throughout the night will likely be online for public display within 24 hours of the dance's completion. You've got to worry about finding a date, asking her, booking a limo, picking out a corsage, and picking the perfect spot to eat before so don't go through all that only to look like everyone else at the party. Follow the advice below to see how you...
Incorporating a Camo Tux into Your Dream Wedding
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You did it! The majority of your dream wedding's details are set. The venue, florist and caterer are booked. Your perfect dress is on order. You've even managed to whittle your guest list into a manageable amount. There's just one big thing to consider…Tux Rental!It's the perfect time to get your groom's opinion, so he feels like he's a part of the decision making process, right? That's right… up until the point that he drops the proverbial bomb: “I want to wear a camo wedding tux." (Insert gasp here.) It's OK; don't worry. We can incorporate his camo...
Destination Wedding Attire for the Groom: An Option to Purchase
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If you have been considering a destination wedding and are wondering what the groom could wear to such an affair, we have some style suggestions to help you decide. Your options include a style you can buy (see below) or a number of styles you can rent.The Stephen Geoffrey Riviera Destination Suit is a very popular look for a beach wedding. The Riviera is tailored in light, breathable linen fabric and is comfortable to wear. It comes with a coat, a pair of pants, and a shirt making it a versatile ensemble - versatile in that the groom could wear...
Destination Wedding Attire for the Groom: Options to Rent
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Like a traditional wedding, a destination wedding also involves a bit of planning. You'll find yourself researching locations, logistics, travel expenses and many other things. One important aspect of the destination wedding you will be deciding on is the attire for the groom. We're happy you came across this article because we can make some great destination wedding tuxedo and suit rental suggestions to help you decide. One of our most popular destination wedding ensembles is the Lord West Tan Havana. Truly a suit, because there is no satin on the lapel which defines a tuxedo, the Havana is an excellent...