Is Navy the New Black?
Navy has been one of the hottest colors of 2014-- both as an accent color and as a neutral alternative to black or charcoal. In a New York Times article from this summer, they said the following about blue being the new black: "...many did as the actor Chiwetel Ejiofor chose to do and turned up in evening clothes of midnight blue, a color so ubiquitous during the never-ending awards season (see: Jason Sudeikis, Kevin Spacey at the Oscars; Ryan Gosling at Cannes), it became the new black... In bending convention, these men also managed to make dressing up for evening look fun. Why not? Ladies like to put on nice dresses for special occasions, Christian R. Sonne said. Why shouldnt men?... What is often overlooked about the tuxedo is that, stuffy as it seems, it is fundamentally a casual version of yet more formal attire. There are those who, like Jake Gallagher, a 22-year-old who blogs about mens wear on A Continuous Lean, hold that the traditional elements function so well there is little need to monkey with them. In my eyes, its a single-button, shawl-collared jacket, grosgrain down the sides of the pants, he said. If not black, then midnight blue, and as clean and simple as possible, very little if anything added or changed. Movie Trends Daniel Craig's look has been sought after ever since the movie "Skyfall" came out. The midnight blue color with a shawl lapel looks sleek and fitting for an agent like James Bond! This style is comparable to our new Navy Lorenzo Tuxedo. Blue on the Red Carpet Talk on the red carpet has all been about blue! Ryan Gosling and Chris Pine have been the trendsetters by going bold in blue and navy tuxedos. Something Old, Something New, and Something Blue He could be your "something blue" on your wedding day! Ryan Mundy of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team made a great style choice to stand out among his groomsmen. If you want to opt for a suit instead of a tuxedo but still blue, go with our Slate Blue Allure Suit.