I'm happy to introduce the Styleforum Happy Hour, our brand new podcast featuring lively discussion about menswear and the fashion industry. In the inaugural edition, a discussion of what's going on in retail today. Please check it out on the Journal. All episodes will be also be available soon on your favorite podcast platform.
STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.
Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.
Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!
Can I wear a black satin bowtie with a black suit, or is that strictly for dinner jackets only?
Dinner jackets only. You'll look like you're either trying to get double duty out of a black suit or don't know what a proper dinner jacket is.
Yea, black tie wedding requires a black suit at the bare minimum, and I don't have a dinner jacket, I don't really have use for one, being i'm still fairly young
Why not rent? An informed rental can easily look better than a plain black suit, as long as it fits properly. The only things you'd really need to purchase are the shirt, tie, pocket square, hose and shoes (captoe oxfords in calf leather are fine, as long as they're polished to a military-level shine).
Avoid, lest you want to look like Jason Bateman: