25-Year Gala: Old Hollywood mens fashion
Social collaboration board designed to help gather and generate ideas for potential outfits to be worn at the 25-Year Gala, which features an Old Hollywood theme.
‘The Artist,’ by Michel Hazanavicius
Black tux, white shirt, black bow tie (yes, bow tie—they’re back in a big way). There’s nothing quirky or dangerous about this outfit, and that’s okay. Opting for a classic doesn’t make you a square; it makes you a gentleman. Wedding Tuxedo, Groomsmen, Style, Bow Ties, White Shirts, Brandon Flowers, Suit, Men Fashion, Tuxedos
The white dinner jacket—worn always with black tux pants—is part Old Hollywood (Bogart), part rocker (André 3000). Although not exclusively for summer, it’s best worn from March to October—or whenever they’re serving mint juleps. Know Your Lapels: Shawl Collar It had its heyday in the ’50s, worn most famously by James Dean, but it has surged back into fashion of late. Just be sure to keep the collar on the slim side.
How to Buy a Tux: Our Guide to Formal Wear
Kirk Douglas looks dapper as he arrives in his tuxedo to celebrate Oscars night