Bored of wearing your evening gowns to Prom? Do not worry! We do have a solution to your problem. Wear a tuxedo instead. Wearing a tuxedo as an evening dress makes women look more glamorous and sexy. Wearing a tux can be a great fashion statement for ladies. Wearing a tuxedo is a great way to showcase their beauty,grace and sensuality. However, the secret to successful wearing of a tuxedo is in the fit. There are many different styles and trends of tuxedo. You have to pick the one, that fits and suits you the best. Here are a few tips and tricks to put together a perfect tuxedo ensemble.
Women tuxedo ensemble checklist
The tuxedo for women has a sensual feel to it. The woman tuxedo is not limited to color black. The color variants in tuxedo lend it a feminine feel. When preparing to put together a tuxedo ensemble, match your garments with this checklist.
a. A tuxedo jacket
As a thumb rule choose a tuxedo jacket of dark color. It can either be single or double-breasted. The choice should be made on the look that the tuxedo jacket styles lend. For instance the Single breasted tuxedo shawl-collar gives classic look, while the double-breasted style suits tall people.
b. Matching trouser
As an obvious fashion rule, the trouser color should either perfectly sit with the tuxedo jacket color or at the least, should compliment it perfectly. A fashion mismatch can spoil the look.
c. Tuxedo shirt
Preferably, the chosen shirt should be light colored. As we are working towards lending the tuxedo a feminine feel, opt for a shirt with ruffles that can lend a sensual feel.
d. Cuff links
Cuff links on the sleeve ends can lend a classy feel to your tuxedo ensemble. Make sure to select a girly design.
e. Neck wear
The neck wear for a tuxedo would not have much variety. While wearing a tuxedo, you would have to settle down either with a black tie or a bow,
For a happy tuxedo feet, choose leather coated shoes. The footwear choice can be varied and the choice can be made amongst heels, peep-toes, wedges and loafers. The color should be excellently matched with the tuxedo ensemble or at the least compliment it.
Rock the classy tux
If your are worried, whether you would be able to rock the tuxedo ensemble or not, here is help at hand. When done with the checklist, check up with these quick tips before you adorn the tuxedo.
a. For the tuxedo jacket
i. The collar end of the tux should be on the middle of the neck without standing away from it.
ii. The collar should lay flat
iii. The shoulders should sit straight and they should not stand off too much.
iv. If horizontal lines are there on the back par, then the fitting of the jacket is too tight.
v. The sleeves should touch the wrist bone when you keep your hands in the side with arms slightly bend
vi. You should be able to sit down comfortably when you fasten the buttons of your jacket
vii. The hem should be straight all around and fall in a nice round shape.
b. For the tuxedo trouser
i. The waistband should fit you properly.
ii. Squat down and see that the trouser does not slips too down.
iii. At the same time, the trouser should not be tight fitting.
iv. You should be able to close the trouser button or hook without much force.
v. The trouser should neither be loose in the crotch area nor be too tight.
vi. The side seam should be a straight smooth line from the waistband.
vii. The trouser should have a proper fitting, especially in the waist and hip area.
viii. In the inseam there should not be any puckering.
ix. The length of the trousers should be a little bit longer, so that it can cover the heel of the shoes.
x. Always use formal shoes with your trousers. Nevertheless, for evening wear, you can prefer plum or platform shoes.
Wrapping up the tux look
So, are you ready with the perfectly fitted tuxedo? When you have it, flaunt it. It can be worn both, for semi-formal and casual occasions . For formal occasions, wear a formal skirt, slim fit formal trouser or wear the entire tuxedo outfit. In case of a casual occasion, it can be worn over an evening gown, flared pants, shorts, skinny denims and the list goes on. It also looks good on skirts . Women wear it over stockings. Good accessories add a lot to the look of the tux. Experiment with the neck wear and cuff lings. Try jackets of different colors. Go bold and go wild. But, be sure, whatever you wear just carry it well. Carry well, be smart, look sexy and gorgeous.