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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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3 Things To Consider When Purchasing Your First Suit

3 Things To Consider When Purchasing Your First Suit

Whether you’re standing up in a relative’s wedding or going to your first corporate interview, a time comes in every man’s life when he needs his own suit. But choosing a suit at all can be intimidating, let alone your first suit. Knowing a few things to consider when purchasing your first suit will help you make that choice. The Function One of the most important things to consider when you buy your first suit is the occasion, as that …
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What Is a Chambelan (and What Do They Wear)?

What Is a Chambelan (and What Do They Wear)?

The fiesta de quince años—or a girl’s fifteenth birthday party—has been a staple of Latin American culture for hundreds of years. Even so, misunderstandings about the tradition abound. These misunderstandings can make it difficult to know what to do and what to wear if you’ve been asked to be part of the event as a chambelan. If you’re asking yourself, “What is a chambelan and what do they wear?” our guide is here to help. Introduction To the Fiesta de …
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Tuxedo vs. Wedding Suit: What’s the Difference?

Tuxedo vs. Wedding Suit: What’s the Difference?

The world of fashion has lots of jargon, and we can typically go our whole lives without needing to know most of it. Then we decide to get married, and we suddenly face confusing talk of lapels and waistcoats. One of the biggest fashion vocab mix-ups you’ll face as a groom is the question of tuxedos vs. wedding suits. What’s the difference? We’ll help walk you through this question so that you look sharp on your big day. Tuxedos The …
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4 Reasons to Shop Local for Your Wedding Tuxedo

4 Reasons to Shop Local for Your Wedding Tuxedo

4 Reasons to Shop Local for Your Wedding Tuxedo If you’ve ever been involved in planning a wedding, you don’t need us to tell you how stressful it can be. Between coordinating vendors, managing a guest list, and dealing with your own emotions surrounding an earth-shattering life change, the last thing you want is one more thing to think about. And that’s when you remember you still have to look for a tuxedo. Big-name retailers and online shops can be …
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