An Esquire Guide to Black Tie Etiquette

Let the men of the moment show you how

At first, black tie appears to be a tricky thing to pull off. The more you dress a certain way, the more you become comfortable with it, but black tie is worn so rarely by men that it can feel intimidating when it comes to choosing the right tux. From peaked lapels and satin leg stripes to double breasted velvet and single breasted wool-mixes, there's an array of potential pitfalls. So, to help you find the perfect tux, we've pulled in some help from some of the most stylish gentlemen of the moment who are doing it right.

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