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Where to get a classic tuxedo?

wldthistle

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Hello all,

I've been wanting a tuxedo for years, and I have a few formal events coming up, so now would be a good time. I'm looking for something ultra-traditional: 1 button, peak lapel, no vents, pleated trousers, grosgrain facing, matching low-cut waistcoat with lapels... you get the idea.

Is there anywhere I can get something like this without going custom? Brooks Brothers at least has a one button peak lapel, but I don't care much for their waistcoat, and at $1600 for the tux, I was hoping to do a bit better than that. I would love to go to Mr. Field in Georgetown, DC, but I would be looking at at least $3400-$3500, and I'm not quite prepared for that.

Thank you for any advice you can give me. Oh, and I'm a 38R if that makes any difference.

-Greg
 

grimslade

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The Brooks formal vest is pretty classic--what's the problem with it?
 

wldthistle

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I guess it's not bad, and I can't really put my finger on what turned me off of it. I've actually only seen it on the website so far. Perhaps I should go see it in person. Right now I'm doing my "preliminary research" though.
 

The Louche

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PM me; I can recommend a guy outside of Baltimore that will MTM one for you for about $1000 out the door.
 

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