A Velvet Wedding

Our Client, N.A., on their wedding day

Our Client, N.A., on their wedding day

A lot of people ask us how formal they should go for their wedding. Honestly, there is no right or wrong answer to that question. Your wedding day is just that -- yours. In the past, we have shown you ways to break the black-tie only ruleshowever, today we are going to show you how to fully embrace them for a formal, black tie wedding. 

1. Keep it simple and classic:

That being said, add personal touches to your outfit. Whether it is slight pops of color, patterns or texture, make sure to keep it classy and tasteful. Chances are, if you are throwing a black-tie wedding, your venue is going to be classy and tasteful as well. You don't want your outfit to throw off the balance.

Kipper Clothiers client, N.A., wears a classic one button, textured black velvet tuxedo

Kipper Clothiers client, N.A., wears a classic one button, textured black velvet tuxedo

2. Know Your Accessories

A tuxedo should be worn with a bow tie, a REAL bow tie! If you are going for the classic tux look, then you are clearly showing respect for the wedding. If you are already showing respect for the wedding, then you might as well show respect for the tradition! 

Pair your tuxedo with a classic white shirt -- cufflinks optional!

Pair your tuxedo with a classic white shirt -- cufflinks optional!

3. The Shinier the Better!

Shoes worn with a tuxedo shine, there are absolutely no exceptions! Whether you go for traditional opera pumps or a more modern black patent leather oxford, the key word is SHINE.

4. Get The Right Fit

As always, the devil's in the details. It doesn't matter if you follow all of the rules above if your tux doesn't fit properly. Book your appointments here to come in for your fitting and get measured for your own tux today.