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A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO EVENING WEAR ( SECOND EDITION)



 
Assembling Your Wardrobe
Buying Basics
Major Retailers
Supplemental Retailers
Custom Tailoring
White Tie Investments

 

Buying Guide: Assembling Your Formal Wardrobe







If men liked shopping they'd call it research.

Cynthia Nelms










Building a respectable black-tie wardrobe can vary in cost from US$400 to $10,000 depending on quality and markup.  This buying guide has been designed to help men establish a basic shopping list, determine a budget somewhere along the price spectrum then locate major retailers that cater to that budget. 

 

Devotees of classic Black Tie and men assembling a full-dress wardrobe can also take advantage of the guide’s listing of specialty retailers that offer hard-to-find garments and accessories. 


 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

    



 

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