Presented for the black-tie jury’s consideration is the case of Stephen Ozcomert, an attorney from Decatur, Georgia. To look his very best at formal affairs and when performing on stage as a part-time classical singer, Mr. Ozcomert employed The Black Tie Guide and the knowledgeable staff at Custom Clothing of Atlanta to commission a made-to-measure three-piece tuxedo. Said tuxedo features the following details:
- classic peak lapels
- single-button closure
- flap-less besom pockets
- grosgrain facing
- low-cut evening waistcoat of matching grosgrain
- impeccable fit
To complement the dinner suit, Mr. Ozcomert further obtained a custom-made formal shirt from the aforementioned tailors, wholecut calfskin oxfords by J.M. Weston and a self-tie faille bow tie by Robert Talbott.
I enter the photo above into evidence as exhibit A and rest my case.
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