How to wear a Tuxedo.

A man’s look becomes debonair and sharp while he wears a tuxedo. Tuxedo is regarded as royalattire but it’s important that how you dress up in a tuxedo. If you are invited at a Black Tie then here are some rules which you need to follow to dress well and elegantly in a tuxedo.

Your tuxedo must fit well

This is the basic rule which everyone knows that you need to take the right tuxedo which fits you well so that it can make your appearance stunning and stylish. But only measurements don’t matter what matter is the style along with right measurements.

If you have a thin body and you are an athlete, try to opt a slim fit tux rather than going for a bigger one. Similarly, this rule must be followed by people with different body types that what type and style of tux they choose must make them look elegant and stunning and must be a perfect fit for their body type. Some measurement points are crucial which will affect your appearance in a tuxedo like the measurement of stomach area and hips; try to have a perfect fit for that.

Try to make it simple

If you are new for a Black Tie event and are quite confused so take a deep breath and make it simple. The simpler you will be, the outstanding you will look. Having too much complicated styled dress will let your confidence down but being simpler will raise it up as you will be more comfortable in that.

Tuxedo Dinner Jacket


The Dinner Jacket

The dinner jacket is quite different from the suit jacket so it must be designed well. Mostly single breasted tuxedo jacket is considered the best but you can also opt the double breasted jacket as it is also a good choice. The lapels used for tuxedo are shawl and peak lapel. Try to have a shawl one if not then try the peak lapel for designing your tuxedo. This is how you can design your black tie  jacket well and attract the crowd towards yourself.

The Tuxedo Shirt

For a black tie, White shirt is considered the best. Other shirts provide a regular look while a black tie is important and a white shirt must always be considered having a wing collar as it is the best for a black tie event


The Trousers

The tuxedo trousers must always be above the waist line and always be made up from the same material that your black tie dress jacket is made from. The tuxedo trousers differ from others in a manner that it has a strip of the same shiny material at its side from which the lapel of the dinner jacket is made.

Can Opt a Waistcoat or a Cummerbund


If you are wearing low rise trousers so you can also try a waistcoat or a cummerbund. Waistcoats are also designed in different manners; mostly they are made from the same material from which the lapel is made. Some have buttons while others have bukle at the back for tying. These styles enhance your looks and enrich your style as well as wardrobe.

If you don’t want to have a waistcoat, you can try a cummerbund which is comfortable as well as stylish. It comprises of pleats which provide you a fabulous appearance.

Don’t Forget the Bow Tie

While wearing a this dress, wear a bow tie along with it as it is the most classy and adorable one for your tuxedo. Bow ties make your appearance marvellous and they tremendously provide charm to your face.

tuxedo Bow Tie

Tuxedo Shoes

Black shoes are often considered to best for wearing at any occasion. While investing for your shoes for a black tie event, try to have a black plain toe oxford or you can also go with black patent leather shoes. Try to avoid pumps and loafers as it don’t provide you the royal look.

Tuxedo Shoes

Other Accessories

When you are well dressed in a tuxedo, some other things also matters, you must wear a wrist watch along with that add a boutonniere for making your look complete or you can also have a hanker chief. Try to also have cuff-links on your tuxedo.


This is how you can dress yourself well in a Tuxedo and attract the crowd towards yourself and become the attention of the evening. By following these instructions you will surely enrich your styles and will rock the evening.

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