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Tux help

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by zeiss, Mar 24, 2006.

  1. zeiss

    zeiss New Member

    Mar 24, 2006
    I have a family event coming up. It's a formal event so I need some tux ideas. My date is wearing a yellow dress and I was thinking that I should wear something to make us match a little. I only have the regular black and white. I was thinking maybe a yellow tie with a small yellow handkerchief on a black tux, black vest with white shirt. Sorry, I don't know the tux/suit terms. If anyone has ideas, please help me out.
  2. whoopee

    whoopee Senior member

    Jun 7, 2005
    You can use colour in the waistcoat/cummerbund, bow tie/pocket square, or boutonniere. The two former options are almost always done tackily, and not recommended. Go the classic route, and put a yellow flower in your lapel.
  3. Full Canvas

    Full Canvas Senior member

    Mar 10, 2006
    La Jolla, Cargese, Minsk
    If you do anything more than whoopee's flower suggestion, you may as well go "all the way" for a ruffled-front yellow shirt and notch lapels on the dinner suit's jacket. Less really is more. Don't be too cute.
  4. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

    May 24, 2002
    A ruffled shirt is actually not as hideous a mistake as a notch lapel.

    Charvet even does colored ruffled formal shirts.

    Are you fond of quality German glass?

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