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Midnight blue dinner jacket, what color bow tie?

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Well this would become.... blue tie

I think dinner jackets and tuxes should remain BLACK
 

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Same as the facing on the jacket. I have midnight blue facing on mine and my tailor made a cummerbund and bowtie from the same fabric.

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I think Matt has recognized that midnight blue actually looks blacker than black does at night.

I would say a black tie would work if going with a white shirt.
 

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Was that other one done with midnight blue facings or something else?
 

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Black.
 

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Originally Posted by Will
Blue dinner jackets usually have black lapels. I've only seen one done any other way.

I have four midnight blue dinner jackets (it was a much more popular option in the 40s and 50s and readily available in RTW); only one has black lapels. The others are faced in midnight blue satin, and I have a cummerbund and tie to match.
 

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I wear a black silk faille (to better match the texture of the grosgrain) bowtie with my DJ, which has black grosgrain facings on a midnight blue cloth.

Have you found a cloth you like?

--Andre
 

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Originally Posted by Andre Yew
I wear a black silk faille (to better match the texture of the grosgrain) bowtie with my DJ, which has black grosgrain facings on a midnight blue cloth.

Have you found a cloth you like?

--Andre

Yes. It is a wool/mohair blend.
 

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Originally Posted by iammatt
Yes. It is a wool/mohair blend.

Nice. Do the Neopolitans make opera pumps?


--Andre
 

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