Originally Posted by sprout2
Chalk stripe flannel: SB or DB? My brain says DB (more common/classic) but my heart says SB for some reason. Can this work?
What color are you going with, navy or...
Originally Posted by dopey
I was thinking about a brown tweed with a strong pattern. This look has too much solid. It isn't terrible or anything - but it also isn't making use of the black tie in a way that has...
I decided to go conservative with a white linen square today. Though it isn't obvious from the picture, the square is starting to take on a yellowish cast. It is only about 6 months old. I don't regularly expose it to sunlight or...
Regarding shawl vs. peak formality, this is my source: http://www.blacktieguide.com/Classic/Classic_Tuxedos.htm
Read the section on lapels. The peak is derived from a white-tie tailcoat, while a shawl is derived from a smoking jacket.
Originally Posted by AE7
Thanx. What about spring? if it is temperature wise similar to Autumn?
To a point, the temperature is irrelevant. Spring/summer and fall/winter are generally grouped together. Despite...