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7 instructional submissions by the Styleforum community.

Do pleated shirts work with three piece tuxedos?

Should I wear a Tuxedo if my Groomsmen are wearing navy business suits?

Q.  It's a really bad idea to wear a tux for my wedding and have my groomsmen in navy suits, right?   A1. By @MrDaniels:   I would say that would be rather incongruous.   A2. By @VanVeen:   I've seen pictures of it with charcoal suits. It looks weird to me. Most people probably wouldn't notice or care, but it's wrong.   A3. By @Leaves:   I dunno what the etiquette is in the US, but dressing "above" your guests is considered inappropriate in most parts of Europe. I would guess the same goes over there in North America. If you know a lot of your friends will... read more

Where should the points on my shirt collar lie in relation to my jacket lapels?

Is a Burgundy Tuxedo wedding-appropriate?

Can I wear a waistcoat made of a different cloth than my tuxedo?

Will it look totally stupid to wear a proper tuxedo for a summer daytime ceremony?

The Basics of Wedding Attire for Men

American Weddings In America the most common form of dress for a groom is either a lounge suit or a tuxedo. The Tux The Jacket If you decide to get married in a tuxedo, the most flattering and traditional choice is to select a 1 button jacket with a peak lapel. The facings (lapels) should be in silk, but in most cases satin will also be suitable. Tuxes can come in 2, 3 or even 4 button form, but on the whole they look far too much like suits. The same can be said about notch-lapels; if you are going to wear a tux, then do it right. Peak lapels are the ones that point... read more

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