A cursory look around style sites brings about one inescapable conclusion – the tuxedo is said to be back. The Sartorialist advocates wearing the jacket tight and small over a t-shirt with jeans, but that got me to thinking that the tuxedo jacket is a far too versatile piece for only one look. Over the next few weeks I’ll post a few more ways you can wear one.
This week is the crazy old man, and I use crazy here in the most affectionate way. Ever notice how effortlessly layered most old men are, while the younger folk seem utterly bamboozled by the concept? Here I throw a slouchy Lacoste cardigan under it, and pair that again with a wool striped tie. Textured, chunky, and warm – clearly I like my drinks straight and my politics sensible.