Summer Black Tie: How to Tackle the Season’s Most Difficult Dress Code
These five essentials will help you beat the heat while looking sharp at your next swanky soiree.
When it comes to black-tie dressing, steamy summer days can seriously hamper your formal-wear game plan. It’s far too hot to wear any of the sumptuous velvet smoking jackets or silk blazers in your collection, and the thought of slipping on even the most basic of tuxedos can make you start to sweat. So, since you can’t always bend the dress code of your next gala or evening wedding to allow for shorts or breezy white linen, we’ve tracked down pieces that will help you beat the heat while still looking sharp. Read on to discover the five black-tie essentials that should be in every man’s summer wardrobe.