Browsing All posts tagged under »Golden Globes«

2013 Golden Globes Red Carpet

January 14, 2013

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The 2013 awards season began with a bang last night, sartorially speaking. The conservative styling of the 2012 season returned in force as did shawl collars, bow ties, shirts with turndown collars and fly fronts, square-fold pocket squares and, sadly, exposed shirt navels due to absent waist coverings.  There were some new variations though. Midnight blue surged […]

All the Trimmings

June 18, 2012

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Most people are familiar with the use of lapel facings to add flair to a tuxedo but likely few are aware that the jacket’s collar and cuffs can be used for this purpose as well. The history of formalwear trimmings can be traced back to the first evening tailcoats produced during the English Regency.  They […]

2012 Golden Globes Red Carpet

January 24, 2012

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Awards season is upon us again and the premiere ceremony, the Golden Globes, suggests that conservative interpretations of black tie will dominate the red carpet once more this year.  (Hallelujah.) Among tuxedos, there was an overwhelming preference for the slightly modern two-button jacket.  Lapels seemed to be split between the similarly modern notch or the […]

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