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Black Tie 101...

The Classic Tuxedo: What to Wear and Why It Works

In 30 minutes, you’ll learn

  • Why women think a man looks better in a tuxedo than a suit (and why they are right).
  • What tuxedos will still be in style 30 years from now.
  • Why the shirt collar is one of the most important parts of a tuxedo.
  • Why Dr. Martin Luther King showed cuff when he gave his “I Have a Dream” speech.
  • Why you already know how to tie a bow tie (and should wear one).
  • Why a cummerbund makes you look stronger.
  • Why real men in tuxedos sometimes wear shoes with bows on them.
  • Why, even on a budget, you can dress better than most men at the Oscars.
  • Why Sean Combs, Steven Colbert, Jay Z, Tom Ford, John Hamm, Brad Pitt, and Hugh Jackman all wear the same type of tuxedo that Clark Gable wore 80 years ago 2

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