A tuxedo is an ensemble of a formal wear, a "black tie" term among the westerns while the american term is "tux". This includes a
an important small piece on a tuxedo suit,a
elegant tuxedo jacket
depending on your preference and a shinny fine shoes to match the attire perfectly. These are commonly worn on
formal occasions. Worn by symphony orchestra musicians, wedding groomsmen, the majority leaders, waiters in expensive five star restaurants and more. An elegant wardrobe wherein men should bring the elegance in themselves. Why all this? Because first impression does last.
- usually made of cotton or linen with a stiff collar, pressed being worn.
The tuxedo shirt comes in a range of styles. The white winged collar tuxedo shirt is more formal. It comes with stiff pique and single cuffs. The other style is considered less formal. However, it is also more comfortable with a turned down collar with a pleated front and double French cuffs.
- usually made of silk or polyster, with your color preference.The necktie is in a bow shape and its texture should always match the facings on the lapels i.e. either satin or grosgrain. The bow should be either in black or midnight blue and always be hand tied. It should not be larger than a medium butterfly or narrow like batwings
are available in the make of
wool or polyester, wool recommended. It has its collar, pockets, and a silk or polyester lining.
Since it is mandatory that the waistband of the trousers should not be exposed, it is important to wear cummerbund.
Trousers for the tuxedo need to have a natural taper and follow the shape of the leg. The bottom of the trouser should always be plain − no cuffs − and should break on top of the shoe. Each trouser leg should have a satin braid − this however has become optional. These days pleated trousers have been gaining preference, however one must ensure that the folds of the pleats should open towards the center. The waist band must never be exposed.
Vest- are available in 3-4 buttons in the front
In tuxedo shoes, there are two choices. One is the pump’ which is a low-cut slip-on made of patent or matte finish leather with a dull ribbed silk bow in front. The other is a ‘patent leather oxford’, which is a plain toe lace up shoe made with thin soles and a small toe
Types of Men’s Tuxedo:
Classic or Traditional Tux
Single breasted and double breasted selections
Contemporary or Modernized Tux
Other related products: waistcoat, cummerbund, bow tie, studs, cufflinks, and tuxedo shoes