Dear Mr. Buttons,
I got invited to a September wedding, and am having trouble figuring out what to wear. The wedding date definitely feels past summer dress code territory—problem is, it’ll probably still be about 80 degrees and humid at the time. How do I dress for a Fall wedding when the weather hasn’t caught up yet?
An occasional series wherein we ask our team of putative formalwear experts to properly pronounce some of the trickiest formalwear terms. (Spoiler: results vary.) Our shame is your gain.
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Santa Monica is home to our headquarters and also our original suit and tuxedo showroom, for anyone who wants to check out our products in person before renting. We’ve since expanded to 11 locations, with more opening every month.
Shoes are your outfit’s foundation. They can make or break your look, which is why we offer so many shoe options for rent. But as you know, mo’ choices mo’ problems. It’s not always simple deciding which shoes will work best with your outfit, so let’s make it easier. Read on to choose the best shoes for your suit.
Tying a bow tie is admittedly hard, but comedian and consummate gentleman Paul F. Tompkins has just made one of the most helpful bow tie tutorials we’ve encountered.
Dear Mr. Buttons,
I was recently invited to a wedding, but there was no dress code listed on the invitation. What do I wear? I want to avoid looking underdressed… or even worse, overdressed.
We know: it’s July, you’re melting into a sweat puddle, and you can’t imagine wearing anything with sleeves. But we’re here to tell you that great things are on the horizon—and we’re not just talking about cooler weather.
We enlisted the experts at Pharmacie LA to create a go-to list of the very best cocktail recipes for your sipping and glass-tipping pleasure. In short: we think you should drink as well as you dress. Welcome to The Black Tux Bar.