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Tuxedo? Which one?

Some of our favorite wedding Tuxedo looks. Are you asking yourself do I want Black or Blue, A Peak lapel or Shawl Lapel? We offer a wide range of fabrics and styling options but which one is best for you?
The classic. A Black one button peak lapel in a luxurious Italian wool Super 150’s fabric by Caccioppoli. This is timeless and appropriate for formal weddings and black tie events.
The blue shawl lapel tuxedo. Still a classic but with a bit more attitude. This one button shawl tuxedo with jetted besome lower pockets uses Super 130’s wool by Vitale Barberis Canonico. Shown here with our custom white stud front formal French Cuff shirt.
Ah yes. For the groom that wants some flair. The Burgundy Tuxedo. This one button shawl lapel tux is wool & mohair. It’s crisp lustrous finish is hard to resist and it is very resilient and resistant to wrinkling. Making it an ideal fabric for tailored clothing and also perfect for Summer. We offer wool & mohair in a variety of colors from the finest Italian Mills. Stop by and check them out today!

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What A Groom Should Wear

When it comes to weddings and what a Groom should wear all comes down to how formal the wedding actually is. The location of the wedding and time of day play some factors and also any wedding colors that need to be incorporated.

Some Grooms tend to want something that is a little different, but not too flashy. Others want a real over the top stunner piece, while some very understated. Whichever route you decide to take should be a reflection of you and always remember at least you can wear it many times after the wedding.

If you or someone you know is having an upcoming wedding and not sure where to start, we would love to meet you and answer any questions you may have. Keep in mind that the process start to finish is typically 4-6 weeks with a few fittings if necessary. Plan accordingly and don’t wait until the last minute to avoid any unnecessary stress.

Here are a few real wedding photos of Grooms and couples we had the pleasure of dressing for the big day. Enjoy!

Holly Farm Wedding
The Groom & Groomsmen in Formal Black Tie
Hawaii beach wedding. Off white tropical wool dinner jacket and black wool formal trouser. Off white dinner jackets are typically worn for warmer climates. This style of dinner jacket is never pure white as they should contrast the formal shirt which is white.
Classic Black Tie. Peak lapel one button black wool Tuxedo. Tuxedo’s should be either a peak lapel or shawl lapel, save a notch lapel for suiting. And always one button.
Grey Mohair three piece peak lapel Tuxedo
Royal Blue windowpane suit
Brown tweed houndstooth for a rustic wedding
A rust paisley lining to incorporate some of the wedding colors
The Bride & Grooms wedding date embroidered under the collar make this really special
With the suit jacket off at the reception reveals the waistcoat with notched lapels
Black wool Nehru suit
Midnight Blue velvet dinner jacket and Black formal trouser
Burgundy wool shawl lapel Tuxedo
One button Charcoal Grey Wool Shawl Lapel Tuxedo. Worn with a Fly Front Tuxedo Shirt with French Cuffs and Cummerbund.
The Groom in a charcoal grey tuxedo and all of the Groomsmen in medium Grey suits.
All custom by Situation Control
The Madonna Inn Wedding
Black peak lapel velvet dinner jacket, pleated stud front formal shirt and bow tie.
The boutonniere sets it off nicely.
Chaz in NYC nailing the modern no socks with velvet slipper look
Buttery soft Grey velvet dinner jacket
Tan tropical wool suit for a Summer Wedding.
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Hawaii Beach Wedding

Congratulations to Sharlene & Ranier on their recent wedding in Hawaii. Ranier wears our custom off white tropical wool dinner jacket, black formal trouser, fly front formal shirt, pocket square, cufflinks and bow tie. Mahalo!
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Classic Black Tie

You just cannot go wrong with a classic Black Tuxedo. This one features a one button peak lapel jacket with satin trim and besom pockets, roped shoulder and a flat front trouser in Super 130’s wool by Vitale Barberis Canonico.
Our custom French cuff formal shirt and Sit-Con Bow tie.
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Milano Wedding

Burgundy wool / mohair three piece suit. Notched lapels suit jacket and waistcoat.
Flat front trousers with cuffs.
Mohair is one of the oldest known natural fibers used in textiles. Consisting of a protein fiber made from the hair of an angora goat, this particular type of wool is known for its supreme luster, sheen, durability and resilience. With excellent insulating properties and wicking capabilities, mohair is suitable for year ’round usage keeping one warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Typically, the hair used for apparel is of a younger goat due to the fact that it has a soft hand.
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Midnight Blue Velvet

Formal wear is our passion, especially in velvet. Pictured here is our Midnight Blue velvet dinner jacket for one of our wedding clients. It features a one button closure, black grosgrain trim on lapels, jetted pockets and buttons. Paired with our custom white fly front, french cuff shirt and matching grosgrain bow tie. Worn with a traditional black formal trouser and black velvet slippers.
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Leticia & Matt

Congratulations to the newlyweds.
Matt in our custom two piece suit in fabric by Vitale Barberis Canonico Super 150’s
Features a two button jacket with notched lapels and an unstructured shoulder. Flat front trousers tapered and cropped with a cuffed bottom which sits above his double monk straps. A classic and dapper look.
Photo credits: The Hardy
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Harris Tweed

George and his best friend Diesel shot at his wedding at The Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana. We outfitted George in a classic three piece suit in a green Harris Tweed Herringbone with a Burgundy and burnt orange windowpane fabric by Holland & Sherry. Could’t have chosen a more appropriate cloth and look for a country ranch wedding. The jacket has a lightly padded shoulder and we cut the trouser with a more traditional medium break with 2″ cuffs.
George not only is an amazing human being but he is also owner of San Francisco’s premier fly fishing shop Lost Coast Outfitters. Visit their awesome brick and mortar shop in Jackson Square.
Fly lapel pin and brown leather covered buttons on the jacket and waistcoat