Originally Posted by lee_44106
YOu'd have thought that the British PM would be better than that.
Afraid not. All he wears are poorly-fitting navy suits and bland solid ties (with awful knots). He...
Just curious. I wore mine to a black tie event recently and it sat about half way between the bottom stud and the regular button beneath it. But, when I took the jacket off (gasp!), it looked a bit high. Should it be just above the first...
I was wondering if UK users (or those familiar with UK retailing) know the best places for me to purchase everything needed in a black tie ensemble?
I'm fairly confident in where I'll be purchasing the dinner jacket and...
Originally Posted by jimmyoneill
It could pay off to make some Old Boy or Oxbridge ties for Ex-Pats.
I'll second the calls for Oxbridge ties. The ones sold by the Oxford University shop are polyester :S
This sounds identical to "sub-fusc", worn by students at Oxford University during matriculation, exams etc.
It is, as with "academic white tie", a dark suit, white shirt, white bow tie, gown and mortar board (those...