Published at Sunday, July 29th, 2018 - 17:16:54 PM. tuxedo styles. By Mason.
As far back as the 1860s the increasing popularity of outdoor pursuits among the British middle & upper classes led to a corresponding increase in the popularity of the lounge suit This became a country alternative to the more starchy formal daywear traditionally worn by menabouttown Men also sought an alternative to the stiffly formal tailcoat worn in the evening at society functions For some country squires the solution was to adopt the casual velvet smoking jacket by having it made from the same fabric as the evening tailcoat This made it more acceptable for more informal homedining A turningpoint in the respectability of wearing tailless jackets as a part of eveningdress came with the adoption of the style by the UK Prince of Wales (later to become King Edward VII) The Prince′s tailors Henry Poole & Co of Savile Row have an undated receipt for a blue silk smoking jacket ordered by the future monarch to wear to informal dinnerparties They have variously claimed dates of 1860 & 1865 for this receipt
Turndown or wing collar is apt A black bow tie is alone perfect with a tuxedo A red or white tie a fourinhand or western bolos with a longhorn skull would look odd Don′t put on clipon bow ties instead tie yourself Cummerbunds or lowcut waistcoats Tuxedos are put off with cummerbunds or lowcut waistcoats A cummerbund is a broad sash especially one that is pleated lengthwise and worn as a waistband It is worn with the pleats facing up For cummerbund Black or burgundy is will be a right choice Accessories Tuxedo accessories include cummerbund with the pleats facing up shoes in black patent leather the bow tie that matches the cummerbund If you opt for a vest instead of cummerbund wear a necktie that suits the vest Top hat and gloves are inappropriate with a tuxedo, If you have a wedding to attend in a week′s time or so the best attire for such an event is a tuxedo Though tuxedos are clothing that are usually worn to black tie events and wedding occasions they are actually semi formal dresses They serve as the alternative to the much more formal and sophisticated white tie dresses The clothing elements that constitute a tuxedo are black coat black pants black bow ties The short worn is a white one and shoes and socks are black A high quality tuxedo is one that is made from fine quality wool as seen in the stores of top clothing labels You can Buy Tuxedos in a number of button styles There are one button two button three button and four button tuxedo models available The number of buttons that you have in a tuxedo is a matter of personal choice The more buttons there are the more fashionable it is Usually if the event is a formal or traditional one people prefer to wear a one or two button tuxedo It can be accessorized with cufflinks and a handkerchief that is placed in the breast pocket In addition to tuxedo models with buttons there are also single breasted tuxedos and double breasted tuxedos and you can select one depending on what style you feel is suitable for the occasion
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