The Partygoer's Guide to Black Tie
There are times during the year when going the extra sartorial mile is highly encouraged. This is one of them. A well-tailored tuxedo and a few essential add-ons are all you need to celebrate the season in style.
The Tuxedo Jacket
Every gentleman should own a tux. That's a rule, not a suggestion. The evening standard is a statement-generating garment that needs to fit you better than any other suit in your closet. Choose a classic style, like a shawl collar, in a modern, trimmer silhouette. J. Crew ($495)