Black Tie & Tuxedo

History of The Tuxedo - Rathbones Tailor

Posted in Black Tie & Tuxedo, Educational, Evening Wear on Dec 09, 2022

The History of the Tuxedo. - Over 125 years old, surviving two world wars while looking dashing throughout. It is, of course, the Tuxedo. Considered the epitome of formal wear and a term used intercha...

The Cummerbund: Everything You Need To Know - Rathbones Tailor

Posted in Accessories, Black Tie & Tuxedo, Educational, Evening Wear on Nov 01, 2022

The Cummerbund. - That sash-like piece of material synonymous with evening wear. Often misspelled, misunderstood and as a result discarded. But Rathbones Tailor are here to demystify this piece of for...

Black Tie Etiquette Guide - Rathbones Tailor

Posted in Black Tie & Tuxedo, Educational, Evening Wear on Dec 13, 2021

Black Tie Etiquette Guide You’ve received an invitation, dress code: Black Tie. For some, this might instigate panic. What do they mean black tie? Any suit with a black tied tie? A black suit wit...