Both dinner suits and tuxedos are more formal than a normal suit. Usually they have satin/silk lapels or trimmings. Tuxedos is an American English term whereas Dinner Suits are a United Kingdom term for essentially the same type of suit.
Measurements can get confusing when referring between inches vs centimeters and European vs American sizes. Grab a tape measure and fill in these 9 measurements so we can find the best fitting suit for your needs.
If you already have your measurements we can have a suit ready for you in 10-20 minutes. If you need to come into our store for measuring this might take an additional 5 minutes.
It is generally accepted that “Black Tie” requires formal attire. Take advantage of this opportunity to truly look and feel your very best in a Dinner Suit. Today, “Black Tie” means formal attire, not specifically to wear a black tie.
Indicates that the host prefers quest to wear formal evening attire to the special occasion. Black Dinner Suit or a dark contemporary style Dinner Suit are also acceptable. Non-formal Dress Suit are acceptable, but not preferred by the host.
In strict and very proper social circles, “Semi Formal” means “Black Tie”. However, today, if a host wants his guests to wear Black Tie Dinner Suits, he will generally the phrase “Black Tie Event”. “Semi Formal” allow all style of Dinner Suit or Dark Lounge Suit with a business shirt and long tie.
It is normal for the boys to dress in “black tie” with high fashion neck wear or a lounge suit with a long tie but always remember this is a special event, go in style with individuality and ask for advice from a Formal Wear of Melbourne representative.