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TUXEDO (BLACK TIE)

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Black Tie is a dress code that for men consists of the traditional tuxedo and accompaniments: a black dinner jacket and matching trousers, an optional black formal waistcoat or black cummerbund, a white formal shirt, a black bow tie or alternatively a black long tie, black dress socks and black formal shoes. In hot weather a white dinner jacket may be substituted and the cummerbund is the preferred waist covering.

PRICELIST FOR HIRE:

Tuxedo ( Black Tie ) with accessories 110,00 € + alterations

PRICELIST:

  • TURO Tuxedo ( Black Tie) without accessories 570 € ( slim fit / regular 100% wool)
  • Tailor Tuxedo ( Black Tie) / without accessories 345 € ( slim fit / regular )
  • Cavaliere Tuxedo dark navy 565€ 100% wool
     

Black-tie outfit each of its components requires its own definition:

1. jacket

fabric:   black wool is the norm ,  midnight blue is equally correct, model can be: single-breasted, double-breasted

lapels can be:peaked lapel, shawl collar and can have:satin facing,grosgrain facing. One button is traditional for single-breasted models,pockets should not have flaps
2. trousers same material as jacket, single braid along outside seams to match lapel facings cut for suspenders (braces in UK)        no cuffs (turnups in UK)
3. optional waist covering is traditionally either:
     black cummerbund made from silk to match jacket facings;best suited to shawl collar jacket,
     black low-cut evening waistcoat; best suited to peaked lapel jacket.

    either is worn with single-breasted jacket models but not with double-breasted
4. shirt white fabric, turndown collar, fronts can be either pleated or piqué (marcella in UK) French cuffs (double cuffs in UK)

 5. neckwear black self-tie silk bow tie to match lapel facings

 6.  footwear
black shoes can be:
    · patent or highly polished leather oxfords (most popular)
    · patent or highly polished leather pumps (most traditional)

 7. accessories; harmonizing black, gold or mother-of-pearl studs and cufflinks, suspenders (braces in UK) optional white handkerchief as pocket square
 

Outerwear; Any dark dressy coat is acceptable,evening dress scarf of white silk with tassels.