by the Rudofker family. Ukrainian Samuel Rudofker cut coats in his row house in Philadelphia.
After the war the black or white dinner jacket is America’s choice for a special night out.
A golden era for the silver screen – Alec Guinness, Jeff Chandler and John Payne.
Summer pastels, synthetic fabrics and Italian tailoring add Jet Age flair to black tie.
Menswear introduced bright-colored, slim-fitting fabrics and wild designs that reflected the times.
The tuxedos got louder and and so did the music. Outrageous flair and far-out colors bring in the 70s.
After Six encourages America to rediscover formalwear in traditional black or powder blue.
Starting to push back against the bright colors and ruffled exuberance of the 70s.
Formal wear is back and classic - Sported here by Don Johnson of Miami Vice fame.
Hollywood red carpets spawn “creative black tie” innovations. 23 Night line for Michael Jordan.
Crisp lines and classic cuts make a come back and pave the road for a return to the tuxedo of old.
Millennial minimalism banishes waist coverings and shirt studs.
Formal elegance returns and After Six provides a modern classic with the Paragon Tuxedo.