Contrary to popular belief, my dance card is not that full. Sure I get my fair share of invites but I am by any standard a social butterfly. So it strikes me as odd that I have three different tuxedos in my closet. I will let that sink in for a moment…
Who in their right mind owns three tuxedos? The answer is no one. Fortunately, I am not of normal mind, so three works for me. Truth be told, I don’t get to wear any of them that often, so I was tickled to have the opportunity to bust out my favorites as part of a joint feature I did with RUE Daily. I am discussing the Dos and Do Nots of wearing a tux. It’s a great piece on what to look for in buying a tux and how to kit it out once you find the perfect one for you. However, to be upfront, I put down rule down which I steadfastly break on a regular basis. Tradition dictates that men wear a cummerbund and suspenders with their formal wear. I find both items to be exceedingly uncomfortable and pretty much ignore that rule. Call me a sham or a purveyor of bad taste if you will but honestly, I don’t care because I am …….
[tuxedo: calvin klein signature // shirt: jil sanders // bow tie: brooks brothers // shoes: alexander mcqueen]
Be sure to visit RUE Daily for how you can steal this look and my suggestions on how to look your most dashing at your next black tie event!
[photo credit: aubrie pick//styling: courtney lake]