While wedding fashion mostly focuses on the bride and the gown she’s wearing on her big day, that doesn’t mean that the groom’s attire is not as equally important. Although the groom’s choice of either a tuxedo, suit or any other similarly appropriate option seems straight forward enough, there are still a number of factors to consider.
There’s nothing quite like having something made specially for you and to your exact specifications. When it comes to fashion, it’s extra special to put something on that you know was made just for you. Not only are you confident in wearing it, knowing that it fits you perfectly, but it’s also to your own taste, ensuring that you are more than just satisfied with its design.
Fact: Europeans have an amazing sense of style. It’s a globally recognized fact that the Italians, French and English know their style and have, arguably, the most fashionable sense of style of all cultures. In any form of design, whether fashion, cars, furniture or of course, art, there’s a certain flair that’s innate with Europeans, that has been honed and passed down over many centuries. This seems to particularly apply when considering the effortlessly chic French style, the bold and opulent Italian fashion, and the sleek and refined English glamour. It’s almost as if being well-dressed is a genetic trait and that the sense of style is a sixth sense. Of course, many other cultures have their own distinct aesthetic and influential fashions, but there’s a reason why London, Milan and Paris are considered to be the world’s fashion capitals.
You receive an invitation to a formal event. You see on the invite is says ‘Black Tie’ and all the questions begin running through your mind. Do I need to buy a new suit? How do I wear my hair? What will everyone else be wearing? What does Black Tie actually mean? It is perfectly normal to react this way, especially if you have never been to a Black Tie event before. We are here to put your mind at rest. Keep reading to find out exactly what Black Tie is and what you should be wearing when you get invited to such a lavish occasion.
He’s played Robb Stark, Prince Charming, a Medici, a world famous DJ, as well as the Bodyguard. There’s no doubt that Richard Madden is not only one of today’s most prominent leading men, he’s also incredibly versatile. Who knows what role he’ll take on next? While that may be difficult to predict, one thing is certain. As his presence on both the big and small screens rapidly rises, so is his red carpet profile. The leading man is also fast becoming a style star and among the best dressed men on red carpets around the world.
In the wise words of Oscar Wilde, “A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.” Among the list of skills that every man should know, how to properly tie a necktie is somewhere at the top. While there are many styles and ways to tie a necktie, mastering at least one technique is a skill that will serve a man well throughout his life.