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Seasonal & Theme Palettes

Fall Inspiration

Take advantage of Mother nature’s season Color palette There’s something about the idea of beautiful burnished leaves, crisp air, cozy receptions, and stunning natural light. …

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Style Guide

Trend and Style Blogs

Trending Grey Suits and Tuxedos 

If you’re already searching for suit inspiration, we’re sure you’ve already searched “grey tuxedo” or “gray tuxedo” on the internet. But don’t worry!

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Top 5 Color Trends When Renting a Tuxedo

Top 5 color trends when renting a tuxedo​​. These are the hottest wedding trends this fall.

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Expert Advice

Informational Pro Tips and How-Tos
groomsmen, best man

Know Your Wedding Roles: Dapper Edition

Now, it’s time to start planning! One of the more weighty tasks to cross off your big day to-do list will be picking your…

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bride and groom

6 Style Rules for Grooms

Take note of these 6 style rules for grooms in the event that you were scrolling on your phone during the movie for the latest scores or sports highlights and not noticing the groom’s attire for inspo.

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The Rental Process Explained

The Rental Process Made Easy! Whether you’ve popped the question, are dressing to impress, or have a black tie event, its time to rent some …

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History of the Tuxedo: Rebellious Trend to Timeless Tradition

Ever curious about the story behind the tuxedo? Or how this special black and white ensemble, casually referred to as a “tux,” or a”penguin suit,” …

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history of garter

The History of the Garter

While there are countless wedding traditions, one memorable moment seen in weddings across the nation is the garter toss. This tradition began in 14th century …

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How to Tie an Ascot

Tying an ascot doesn’t have to be complicated and difficult. With these instructions and a little practice, you can graduate to a new level of …

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Fashionable Tools

Helpful Resources for A Buttoned Up Event
The Groom's Calendar

The Groom’s Calendar

Al’s Formal Wear has compiled the Groom’s Calendar to help all you grooms out there prepare for the big day! 10-12 Months Before: Pick out …

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Tuxedo Perfect Fit Formula

Tuxedo Measurements and Comparison Charts – The Perfect Fit Formula

Garment Fit + Body Type + Measurements = Perfect Fit The 7 Important Measurements Principles of Tuxedo Perfect Fit Formula are: Neck – Measure around …

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8 Tips For Writing Your Own Wedding Vows

While many couples decide to say traditional wedding vows at their ceremonies, some couples opt to write their own. (However, make sure you check with your …

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How To Be A Gentlemanly Prom Date

Prom is an important event in any teenager’s life, especially for teenage girls. Oftentimes, it’s the first time someone goes on a formal date. While every …

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5 Ways to Be a Star Groom-To-Be

Here are five things you can do for your future misses to be an incredible groom-to-be: Be understanding. Some women (but not all!) have been …

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ushers

Ushers and Groomsmen: What’s the Difference?

While many couples pay no attention to the differences, wedding ushers and groomsmen actually serve much different roles. The groomsmen’s role is to stand by the …

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6 Ways to Be an Awesome Best Man

Being a Best Man is an honor, but it also comes with responsibility. Here are 10 tips for being the greatest Best Man that a …

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Guide to getting married

Guy’s Guide to Getting Married

Now that you have proposed and are planning the wedding to the girl of your dreams, you may be wondering what’s next. At Al’s Formal …

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Tuxedo Dictionary Resource Library

Tuxedo Dictionary

Tie, cummerbund/vest, shirt, gloves, hat, shoes, handkerchief, cuff links, studs, cane, spats, socks, suspenders or ascot. An elastic band worn on the upper arm over …

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