Over the past few years, we’ve seen a shift in bridal party attire that we’re 100% on board with. There’s no question weddings have been – for the most part – all about you, the bride. But in this new stylish direction, we’re seeing your groom and his best mates beginning to make dapper statements of their own.
And we here at Fab You Bliss are thrilled to see this change! It’s about time, don’t you think?
With grooms playing a bigger part in the look and feel of the wedding, there’s no doubt you’ll want to find the best of the best when it comes to their attire, right?
Have no fear, we have the perfect tuxedo rental experience for your groom and his men.
Cue The Black Tux, an online platform for renting stylish, quality suits and tuxedos starting at a $95 price point. How’s that for stylish and affordable?
The Black Tux was founded in 2013 by Andrew Blackmon and Patrick Coyne, longtime friends who while preparing for Andrew’s wedding in 2011, saw an opportunity to offer men an alternative to traditional tuxedo and suit rental outlets.
After their poor experience renting for Andrew’s wedding, they decided to explore different ways to improve the tuxedo rental process and turn it into a more enjoyable experience. Fast forward almost 2 years later and The Black Tux is serving customers all over the country from San Francisco to Chicago to New York, making sure guys look and feel their best for any black tie occasion.
Currently, The Black Tux offers 4 tuxedo styles and 3 suit styles. Here’s a closer look at the collection.
The Notched Lapel Tuxedo – Going black tie for your wedding? This is it—the perfect tux you and your groom have been searching for. Pair it with a classic black bow tie or switch it up with something unique. You really can’t go wrong. The Notched Lapel Tuxedo is crafted from 100% Italian Merino Wool, with a two—button closure and 2.75—inch notched satin lapels.
Peaked Lapel Tuxedo – Interested in something a little more fashion—forward than the traditional tux for your wedding? Our modern peaked lapel tuxedo is an update of the classic black tux with a little extra edge. This suit will give your groom a sharp, precision—cut look with clean lines and impeccable construction.
The Peaked Lapel – Tuxedo is crafted from 100% Italian Merino Wool, with a one—button closure and 2.5—inch satin peaked lapels.
The Shawl Collar Tuxedo – The shawl collar tuxedo is for those who are interested in making a statement with a truly timeless style. Crafted from 100% merino wool with 2 inch satin lapels and a single button.
The Midnight Blue – If you want your groom to make a statement this is how he’ll do it. The midnight blue tuxedo is a daring alternative that guarantees whoever is wearing it will stand out in any event. It’s a look that conveys both confidence and taste. Don’t worry—blue can be just as formal as black, especially paired with the classic black bow tie. The Midnight Blue Tuxedo is crafted from 100% Italian Merino Wool, with 2.5—inch modern, peaked lapels and an elegant satin collar.
Gray and Charcoal Suits- Showcase your personal style with the Gray Suit. Keep it polished with a black necktie or have some fun with a colorful bow tie. Perfect for spring/summer day and outdoor events. The Gray Suit is crafted from 100% Italian Merino Wool, with a two—button closure and notched lapels.
The classic Charcoal Suit is a great choice for any formal event. Thanks to its versatility, it can be dressed up or down to match your personal style or type of event.
The Charcoal Suit is crafted from 100% Italian Merino Wool, with a two—button closure and notched lapels.
The Navy Suit – The Navy suit is a great choice for almost any event. With a two button closure and notched lapels, it can be dressed up or dressed down to match your personal style or type of event.
While we still love to see a gorgeous black tie wedding, we really love the latest trend of a groom and his groomsmen each wearing suits and ties that are a bit different from each other, yet still coordinate together. We think this creates a more casual look that lets the guys stand out a bit, with your groom taking center stage among them, of course. We hope to see even more couples venturing into this style soon!
Either way, traditional or inventive, black tie or casual, we think utilizing The Black Tux is a sure way to go!
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