While you could certainly argue that any tuxedo is an elegant garment, a special case can be made for the extra elegance of a midnight navy blue tuxedo. Not only was it a favorite Old Hollywood stars--as it supposedly photographed better in black and white than a standard black tuxedo--but its been seen on the Silver Screen more or less recently by James Bond in Skyfall. We love it because it checks one of our favorite menswear boxes--it makes a big statement in such a subtle way, without being in-your-face. Pair it with a pleated formal shirt with studs and a bow tie and wear it with a cummerbund for a classic look, or opt for a U-shaped vest for an added dash of elegance. Watch: 10 Black Tie Rules
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