Let's face it. Most men may only wear a tuxedo a handful of times in their lives. So it really is no wonder that we get questions about how to wear a tuxedo on almost a daily basis. Black tie attire is fairly simple to achieve. However, there are some rules that should not be broken and some that are free to be broken, in good taste of course.This is by no means a comprehensive listing of formal wear etiquette. However, it should be sufficient to get any gentleman off to a good start. Here are some helpful tips...
We've all been there. You receive an invitation to be a guest at a wedding, and while the invite clearly lays out the who, when and where, you're left guessing what to wear. Use these helpful guidelines to know what to wear when attending everything from a formal white tie affair to a more casual wedding.
White Tie Invited
The most formal type of attire for a wedding is White Tie Invited, so you should adhere to the rules on this one.
Men should wear a black tailcoat, a white formal shirt, and a
white pique vest and bow tie. Black formal shoes...
Children can undeniably add a whole level of cuteness to your wedding ceremony. If you have children from a previous relationship or have young family members, there are many meaningful ways to include them in your wedding. While kids in weddings can be adorable, they can also be unpredictable. Here are some ideas for successfully including children in your wedding:Choose age appropriate roles for the childrenWhile a ringbearer and a flower girl are the obvious choices for younger family members, there are several other duties for children if you're looking to include older children or multiple kids. At the ceremony...
A barn can be the perfect setting for your country chic wedding. Today, outdoor weddings at a farm or in a barn setting are taking place all over the country, and they offer the bride and groom a very unique and intimate location for their nuptials and reception.
Here are 5 ways to keep your rustic wedding charming and classy:
1. Choose the Perfect Venue
Country settings are fairly prevalent these days, but don't discount the importance of a professional vendor when choosing the venue. Hiring an established wedding venue can limit the amount of extra work (and stress) you add to your...
Tara + Spencer were married in downtown St. Louis in an ultra sleek and modern location. They paid close attention to details from the wedding cake to the decorations to the wedding party's ensembles. Everything truly sparkled...including their love for each other! Congratulations to Tara + Spencer.
Heather Grey Savoy Slim Fit Tuxedo by Jean Yves is the perfect complement to a Spring or Summer wedding. Its light color makes it a great choice for an outdoor or destination affair.
Choose coordinating colors for a subtle look, or add a splash of color with your choice of fullback vest, tie...
If you could spend every single minute of the day dreaming, planning, and prepping for your wedding, you would. But, if your fiancé doesn't feel the same way, don't stress! Some guys just don't get as excited about some of the little details that women swoon over.
If you'd like to see your fiancé participate more in the planning, why not give your husband-to-be some tasks you know he will enjoy? (And leave the rest to tackle with the girls!)
Beverage Tasting for the Reception
Do you plan to offer a signature cocktail or array of craft brews at your reception? Organize a...
Jillian + Greg opted for a rustic winery setting for their late winter wedding. The sleek design of the
Grey Portofino tuxedo fit perfectly with the couple's fashion-forward thinking. And while the temperatures on the outside were chilly, Jillian's and Greg's love for each other warmed the hearts of those around them.
Tony Bowls Slim Fit Grey Portofino tuxedo was the perfect accent to Jillian's and Greg's winter wedding. With a sleek design and matching modern slim fit pants, it's one of our slimmest fitting tuxedos in our line.
The Portofino tuxedo is tailored in an ultra-fine poly/wool blend...
You've picked your venue, hired the band, and reserved the caterer. Your dress is exactly as you've always pictured it, and your bridesmaids' dresses are ordered. Now it's time to choose your men's wedding attire. If you've never gone through the process, you may be feeling overwhelmed with choices in styles, colors, and options to coordinate with your wedding theme. JFW offers interactive
Build-a-Tux and Event Manager tools on our site to help you along in the planning process. We make it easy, so you can quickly check one more thing off your list.
The easiest way to get started...