The tuxedo guide

The name Bond. James Bond personates the ultimate man for many till date. The credit obviously goes to the deadly combination of action, refined taste and the elegant tuxedo look adding the seductive charm to the character.

tuxedo guide

Tuxedo is in vogue from more than hundred years and evolved itself as an icon of male elegance. It is almost beyond belief that such a regulated and formal dress code has managed to withstand the informal dressing. Tuxedo popularly known as black tie and dinner jacket, requires the knowledge of the rules to pull off the look successfully. One should wear a self tied bow not a long neck tie or pre-tied bow with a tuxedo and else you may end up looking like a waiter rather than a gentleman.

The fabric of the bow should match with that of the lapels and stripes of the pants but you can also go for a velvet bow tie if you are going to an informal event. Tuxedo preferably should only have one button when in single breasted form. You can wear a double-breasted dinner suit but be cautious because if you undo a double-breasted jacket, it hangs and looks awful. Ideally, the jacket should have a closed back with no vents at all but if you’re going to have vents, choose side vents. A centre vent will blow open and show your shirt, which looks cluttered.

tuxedo guide

The shirt that accompanies a tuxedo should always be plain white necessarily not a pleated one. Although pleated shirts are more traditional, but a man looks best in a button up shirt with a classic spread collar shirt and French cuffs. The attire is complimented with a cummerbund or a waistcoat to conceal the bit of white shirting fabric between your jacket button and waistband. Wearing a waistcoat can look really nice and is a good alternative to the cummerbund giving you a much smarter look.

tuxedo guide

 

If you are getting confused about the pocket square then white linen is ideal, however, you can also go for silk scarf to add on sophistication. Trousers of the dinner suit should completely match the jacket, that means, the fabric should be the same. Pants should be high-waist and should not have any belt loops. Also front pleats should be avoided in the bottoms.

tuxedo guide

Club your tuxedo with black polished front cap toe shoes and avoid wearing loafers. You can also wear a formal pump – court shoe but for the attitude must be as that of bond.

Falling in love is one thing but it is a crime to match one’s tuxedo or associated accessories with the attire of his date.  Get her the moon or the stars of the galaxy but don’t fall in trap of your lady and murder the classiness of your tuxedo complimenting her dress.  The magic begins the moment you put on this upper-class attire, metamorphosing a boy into a man, and elevating a man into a gentleman. It has been rightly said, “Nature created men unequally, tuxedos were invented to even the score.”

Guys – Match your shoes right


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Walking into a room you can create a positive impression with your style and confidence. Your dress speaks for your personality. But the whole smartness can be wiped out in a fraction of second, if on the second look your shoe makes you look odd one out. Just as our clothes, shoes are also an important part of overall personality. It is important to match the right kind of shoes with the right dress. Wearing right shoes not just enhances the look and style but is also vital for comfort.

For traditional occasion or for formal business meeting, for a weekend trip or for an adventure outing shoes does a lot more than just protecting the foot. A shoe gives balance and adds style to the whole look. A shoe guide is there to help you select the best shoe. Colour, shape, size and quality of shoes are important thing to be kept in mind while choosing the shoes to be worn for a particular occasion.

Match your shoes right

For official occasion when men trend to wear suits, a formal shoe goes as the natural choice. Whole cuts, medallion toe whole cuts, cap toe bals and perf toe bals are the best shape and design to go with formal dress. Black and brown are the most preferred colours. These shoes in shades of black and brown will never go wrong to impress upon the client in any business event and are best suited for all the official occasion.

Match your shoes right

For men who are going for job demanding them to always follow formal dress code, can go for plain toe bluchers, monkstrap, wingtips, longwing design. These designs goes well with formal dress and at the same time are extremely comfortable and best partner of your foot for long working hours.

On a long weekend trip and for young people opting for casual wear there are multiple options to choose from. Loafers, classic sneakers, classic high top, slippers and camp mocs are few options to choose from. To suit perfectly with your best attire, shoes can be matched with the colour of the dress or one can go for neutral colours like brown, black or white.

Match your shoes right

Men need to worry as much as women to get the right match of shoes .A sports shoe, desert boots, sneakers, formal black shoes, brown boat shoes and  lace up brogue are a must have as they could be matched with any dress and occasion. Bright colours are very much in vogue and make a statement of its own. For the youth it’s a sign of their young energy and vibrant spirit. Be bold enough to break out from the neutral shades of black and brown and try out new shades in shoes.

On formal occasions, not just shoes, but socks also need to be perfectly matched. Although socks are not much visible but a mismatched colour of socks quickly stands out and could become a centre of attraction that can cause a lot of embarrassment. So it’s better to make one’s own shoe style and not leave any chance to make a good impression.

STYLISH PICKS IN BLUES AND REDS

BLUES AND REDS

What you wear in office has a great impact on your clients and people working around you. In this busy world and hectic schedule, no one thinks of a change in their office attire. There was a time when every professional no matter what business they are working in, generally put on a suit (black and white) each morning and follow that monotonous look in their office.Because those mono colors makes you look boring and safe, staid and dull. So, just follow these latest fashion trends and tips for men which can help you to try something new especially in reds and blues.

Shirts

BLUES AND REDS
Guys it’s the right time to get out of those old stuffs of black and white; and have a change in color. Men can opt for the different shades of red as red enhances our attention to detail. They can also go for the blue color as men looks dapperly dressed in such attire. Reds and Blues are in the list of latest fashion for men.

Bags

BLUES AND REDS

Bags are no more only a girl thing today; thereare varieties of bags available to choose from for men too. Men should also go for the bags in which they can keep their necessary office things and when it comes to color they can go forblue as it looks decent as well as stylish, so grab the one which best suits your look!!

Tie

BLUES AND REDS

Tie should always be there in amen’s list particularly when they go for buying the office attires.As it looks very adorable and give you a professional look. You can go for red or the blue color as these color looks very attractive. Just imagine how classy it looks when you wear a red tie on white shirt.

Trousers and pants

BLUES AND REDS

When it comes to choosing bottoms for office, there are very less options available which suits the professional office look so now put those oldies black and white for a while in your wardrobeand go for the blue ones, there are different shade of blue available in the market.The color you choose creates an image of you. So make sure you create a positive one.

Watches

BLUES AND REDS

This is one of the complementary accessories which boys love to wear. It looks professional and also helps you to have check of time. Go for some new shades of watches like red or different blues. They look decent as well as stylish.

These are some of the suggestions that can make you feel good and fresh while going office. As the latest trendy look makes you feel confident and you will be able to work in a better way. So guys just try these different combinations of red and blue and let your colleague takes tips from you for various dressing and accessorizing options. Be the one who have his own style statement and let others follow you. So just mix and match and have a happy going stylish office life.