Formal Wear
The Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding

Going to a wedding this summer? Give the boring blue suit look the royal treatment. We’ll show you how.
Beyond Black Tie

Beyond Black Tie

Looking to shake up your tux look and break a few black tie rules? Check out this guide that'll help you zig when everybody else zags.
Black Tie 101: How to Look Great in a Tuxedo

Black Tie 101: How to Look Great in a Tuxedo

You’ve mastered the suit. You’ve got an impeccable collection of ties. Your pocket square game? On point. Your dress shirt choices? Resplendent (yeah, that’s right, we said “resplendent”). Your wardrobe is pretty much ready for anything…until you get that little envelope in the mail. You’ve been invited to a black tie event, which happens a...
What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

We’re entering June, which means wedding season is in full swing. And even if you’re not the lucky groom, a wedding is one of those rare opportunities to drink on the house, show off those questionable dancing skills, and more importantly, dress up to the nines. So leave the office get-up for the cube, skip...
Tuxedos - Renting vs. Buying

Tuxedos – Renting vs. Buying

Q: Can you address the economic value of buying a tux vs. renting? I have a wedding to attend in late September and I’m debating whether I should rent a tuxedo or just invest in buying one. – Ken R.  A: We put together a diagram that we thought might answer your question better. See below:   ...
How to Dress for a Wedding

How to Dress for a Wedding

Wedding season is upon us. For some, this is simply an excuse to drink excessively, eat gluttonous amounts of food, to bust a move on the dance floor in a glorious reunion with old friends and to perhaps be on the lookout for a future life mate of one’s own. Of course, there’s also the part...

An Homage to Formal Wear

We can thank the original dandy, Mr. Beau Brummell, for introducing the modern Western man to the importance of well-fitted and understated formal wear. Mr. Brummell’s contemporaries, the English aristocrats of the early 19th century, seemed to be fitted towards mobility, and thus their attire needed to be more practical. A trailblazing pioneer, Mr. Brummell...