It’s called everything from a dinner jacket to a monkey suit, yet no matter how you slice it a man is always at his most handsome in a tuxedo. The ageless suit always ready and waiting for when the occasion calls for something a little bit finer. Here we present a look at a life of what the perfect tuxedo can do for a man.
By: Emma Lomax-Cohen
1 handmade tuxedo purchase that replaced two that well-worn.
3 debutante balls and an assortment of debut parties for girls who always look stunning in white
3 galas. Two where the seating was perfect and one that wasn’t.
8 overnight trips where it was packed at the last minute because you just never know when an occasion will present itself
3 weddings, 2 with the same bride because things didn’t go according to plan the first time.
1 red carpet stroll at an awards ceremony for a good friend who was being honored.
2 opening night exhibitions at rival art galleries.
1 black tie bar mitzvah where it was lost in a sea of similarity
1 Christmas party at a mother-in-law’s house where drinks were spilled and arguments occurred
2 scenes in an action movie
1 James Bond Halloween costume
1 marriage proposal at the Capital, which damaged the right pant leg around the knee
1 presidential inauguration in Washington D.C.
2 business dinners with international executives who were ready to make a deal
1 philharmonic concert
1 opera season opening night performance
1 guest appearance on a talk show where the nerves were running high
1 black tie annual auction at an alma mater private school
2 fund raisers, one for Pediatric Cancer, and the other for the Children of Darfur
1 dinner at Eddie V’s with potential business partners
1 best man speech at a college roommate’s wedding
1 photo shoot for a spread in this magazine