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5 Things To Look For When Choosing a Tuxedo

5 Things To Look For When Choosing a Tuxedo

When it comes to choosing a tuxedo, there are a variety of factors that can influence the style you select. However, finding the perfect tuxedo for your event doesn’t have to be complicated. Consider these five things to look for when choosing a tuxedo to ensure you find the best tux for you. The Material The material or fabric of the tuxedo has a direct visual impact on the way the suit will look. It also correlates with the quality …
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Bow vs. Necktie: Which Is Right for You?

For men attending a formal event, a tie is an essential part of one’s ensemble. Unfortunately, it isn’t always a matter of snatching the first tie from one’s drawer. Different ties add a different element to one’s style and different types of ties may be more acceptable at different types of events. If you would like to avoid a style or social faux pas, it’s essential to know how to decide between a bow or a necktie. Here are a …
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What To Expect During a Tux or Suit Fitting

What To Expect During a Tux or Suit Fitting

Preparing for a wedding is a merry-go-round of appointments and events, from cake tastings to venue visits. Getting a tuxedo fitting is likely tucked in that massive pile of things to do as a groom. And with everything else you’re juggling, it’s easy to find the task overwhelming. The easiest way to take some of the stress out of the event is to know what to expect during a tux or suit fitting. What Should You Wear to a Fitting? …
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Tips for Dressing for a Summer Wedding as a Man

Tips for Dressing for a Summer Wedding as a Man

Summer is wedding season. It makes sense with long hours of daylight, warm sunshine, and ample outdoor and indoor venues available. However, dressing for a summer wedding as a man isn’t always as easy as planning the wedding. While the bride can easily choose a light, airy, and comfortable gown, a groom’s formalwear doesn’t always lend itself to the heat. But you don’t have to forgo comfort in the effort to dress for the occasion. Our tips are here to …
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Tips for Becoming the Perfect Chambelan

Tips for Becoming the Perfect Chambelan

The fiesta de quince años, or quinceañera, is a rite of passage in Latin American culture for 15-year-old girls, referred to as quinceañeras. The event is considered one of the most important in a woman’s life, where they experience song and dance in their honor. As the chambelan, making sure you fit the bill can be stressful. After all, the quinceañera is the person who you will celebrate with and escort into womanhood. No one is expecting you to make …
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The Essential Prom Planning Timeline for Guys

The Essential Prom Planning Timeline for Guys

For many students, prom is one of the most highly anticipated events of their high school experience. It’s a night to celebrate, but celebrations often take a good deal of planning. We’ve compiled the essential prom planning timeline for guys to walk you through every step of the process. Three Months The Date Who you go to prom with will determine a lot of your plans. If you go with a few friends, your planning will be simple. But if …
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A Guide to Being a Responsible Groomsman

A Guide to Being a Responsible Groomsman

As a groomsman, you have one of the best jobs in the world: helping your friend marry the love of his life. Whether you’re the best man or the last groomsman in the room, you get a front-row seat to one of the best parties your friend can ever throw. However, just because a wedding is a celebration doesn’t mean there aren’t responsibilities involved, especially as a groomsman. That’s why we’re providing a guide to being a responsible groomsman. Be …
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Common Mistakes To Avoid When Wearing a Suit

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Wearing a Suit

Our clothing tends to communicate an idea. Wearing jeans and a flannel shirt may reflect a casual, down-to-earth attitude, while wearing bright colors may show a love of fun and adventure. And if there is one ensemble designed to convey an idea, it’s a suit. But even though a suit should communicate confidence, elegance, or professionalism, that message can become muddied when you wear it incorrectly. To prevent this, keep in mind these common mistakes to avoid when wearing a …
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The Top Tuxedos and Trends for Chambelanes

The Top Tuxedos and Trends for Chambelanes

Being a chambelan for a friend or relative’s quince is a considerable responsibility. There are dances to learn and your quinceañera to support. On top of that, you have to make sure you look the part by procuring the perfect tux that coordinates with the party’s color scheme and your fellow chambelanes. This task can be overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the world of formalwear. But knowing the top tuxedos and trends for chambelanes will help you begin the …
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What Are the Groom’s Responsibilities? A Quick Checklist

What Are the Groom’s Responsibilities? A Quick Checklist

You may feel there is a lot on your shoulders as a groom-to-be. With those four little words—”will you marry me”—you’ll agree to take on the life of another human being for better or worse, in sickness and health, until death do you part. So the added pressure of putting together a wedding ceremony can feel like a lot to handle. But countless grooms have made it through the ordeal of their wedding day, and you can too. It’s just …
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