Step into Oxfordshire’s grand Kirtlington park where – from velvet tuxedos to tartan, double breasted dinner jackets – we’ve buttoned up the best black tie looks for your New Year's celebrations.
We’ve got the likes of Turnbull and Asser’s Casino Royale collection, paired nicely with formal dress shoes from New and Lingwood…Stick with us as we uncover the must-haves for any black tie event this new year.
The beauty of the black tie dress code is the simplicity. The essentials are a well-fitting dinner jacket, matching dress trousers, a pleated white shirt and formal black shoes. This black tie season, we've sourced the best from British brand, New and Lingwood. Make sure to finish it all off with an elegant bow tie.
Peak Lapel Dinner Jacket
Black Dinner Trousers
White Cotton Shirt
Whether it’s a white tie occasion or simply trying to make a statement, white can be a powerful colour for any gentleman attending a formal event. With sophisticated tailoring, a white blazer or shirt will liberate confidence. Just steer clear of the red wine…
White Marcella Waistcoat
Casino Royale White Dress Shirt
Carlyle White Dinner Jacket
Enter with your best foot forward. Patent formal dress shoes are the best way to complete your black-tie look, but you can add a touch of versatility with an elegant velvet slipper. Whichever you go for, they need to withstand a night on the dance floor (if that's your forte...)
Black Patent Dress Shoes
Black Velvet Dress Slippers
Cheany Patent Oxford Dress Shoes
Although traditionally, the colour of the tuxedo is black, there's an opportunity to introduce a dark forest green tone. Velvet suits have been making red carpet appearances throughout the season, make a subtle statement – especially with a sophisticated touch of velvet.
Green Velvet Lapel Blazer
Green Velvet Flat Front Trousers
Green Check Wool Blazer
Whether satin, silk or velvet, the bow tie comes to life when paired with dinner-jackets and tuxedos. As Turnbull & Asser says, ‘the classic bow tie is a sartorial starting point’. We whole-heartedly agree, especially with iconic styles from New & Lingwood and Turnbull & Asser.
Silk Barathea Bow Tie
Silk Satin Bow Tie
Batwing Satin Bow Tie
Once you’re set with a well-fitted dress jacket, a sophisticated bow-tie and dress shoes, it’s time to consider appropriate accessories. In this case, the must-haves included a pair of sunglasses, for style over practicality and Bennett Winch’s iconic weekender bag.