That reminds me of a kilt. I think Scottish black tie is an interesting idea and might work for some people under the right circumstances.Edit: Actually it seems the Scottish black tie jacket is different from the tux jacket. So nevermind.
The train is my preferred route to JFK or EWR because it is very consistent. No traffic jams to worry about. The van wyck is always bumper to bumper. The exception was when I had to go to EWR on Super Bowl Sunday and decided to take the train because they closed a bunch of roads in midtown.
Medtech if you are still in Paris have you considered trying Mary Frittolini for shirts? Apparently she takes appointments in Turin and Paris.
I'm thinking of trying to make an appointment with her the next time I'm in Paris.