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Where to find ivory (off white) tuxedo shirt

danilo

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I'm getting married... the lady has an off white dress, so as to not draw more attention to my shirt I need to get an ivory shirt or off white. Where can I get a descent wing collar, 1/2"or 1/4"pleats, preferably cotton. I've seen some micro-fiber versions... not sure how I feel about this. Have never seen one in person.

I'm not concerned about getting a high-end brand. I just want something descent at a descent price that will look good and be on the slimmer side if possible. I suppose if I get a cheap one I could get it tailored.

Your comments are appreciated.

This is a Ralph Lauren that I found in ivory with the micro-fiber
http://www.smarttuxedo.com/Tuxedo-Sh...ollar-328.html
 

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Aside from the content being micro-fiber, it's got button cuffs. So not a formal shirt.

Have you given thought of having something made for you? It's an important day, and you may have a bit more luck with color going the custom route.
 

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So only french cuffs are considered formal?
I'm very much new to this... only time I've worn tuxes is when I've been in wedding parties and I've had to wear rentals.

I figured this is my our day, I don't want to wear someone else's pants.

I thought about going with brooks brothers since they have a custom shirt program... anybody have any other recommendations? Ideally that would be the best as I could possibly have a larger pallet of colors to choose from.
 

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You want a shirt that is 100% cotton, french cuff (although not single cuff, that is for white tie), with either a turndown collar or wing collar. Be advised, however, that a wing collar shirt should have a detachable collar.
 

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Why should the collar be detachable?

I do plan on wearing a self-made black bow tie, no cummerbund, no vest, possibly black suspenders.
 

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Although this won't tell you where to locate your desired shirt, it should provide all the answers as to the how and why of black tie details.

http://www.blacktieguide.com/
 

danilo

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Thanks for the link, I had seen that site before, but I missed the portion about the shirts.
 

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I think Ben Silver has one.
 

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