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brad813 June 2nd, 2009 03:31 PM

Formal Night Tux Options
 
I am trying to decide between 3 tuxedo options, if I go that route. I can do a black tux(the standard), an ivory dinner jacket and black pants, or a white tux(broken up with another color of course, in a classy way). This is for a Caribbean cruise so please share your opinions.

Trip June 2nd, 2009 08:37 PM

Since you are an extrovert, I would say, the ivory dinner jacket, to stand out from the crowd...leave the white one home......the classic black is a no fail choice, so...that's my 2 cents:)

brad813 June 2nd, 2009 08:44 PM

Whatever gave my personality away? Though flamboyant is more like it.

Trip June 2nd, 2009 08:46 PM

Ok, I'll give you flamboyant:)

briguy June 2nd, 2009 11:06 PM

Wearing any type of tux will make you stand out. So few people wear them it seems anymore. My last cruise I didnt see a single guy in one. If you are so inclined go for it. You will look sharp and you will catch the ladies eyes for sure.

brad813 June 2nd, 2009 11:15 PM

I am not one to look any less than elegant and sophisticated, often in an understated way.

colorcrazie June 3rd, 2009 01:48 PM

Then don't rent a tux on board! I can spot a rental at 50 paces. Usually the fit is poor and the fabric is bargain basement.
Marty

brad813 June 3rd, 2009 03:12 PM

That is what I was leaning towards, just buying instead of renting. I may look for one on eBay or something and have it altered to fit like a glove.

Thoth June 3rd, 2009 10:42 PM

You will be just fine regardless of what you chose. I see all kinds on-board Carnival. They seem to be very tolerant.
Me, I wear a black suit and bow-tie and sometimes wish they weren't SO tolerant. LOL


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