Modern Black Tie: A Guide


Modern Black Tie is the most extensive guide to contemporary black-tie evening wear that has ever been published.

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Modern Black Tie is the most extensive guide to contemporary black tie evening wear that has ever been published.

With over 300 pages covering everything from classic black tie and evening wear, to the future of the dress code, the book gives dozens of examples of black tie outfits and accessories to provide you with the confidence and inspiration needed to tackle any black tie occasions, across various levels of formality.

Modern Black Tie is written in a clear, accessible, and often humorous style. It is in every respect a contemporary title for the twenty-first-century man. The fundamental philosophy of the book is to show that black tie is an ever-evolving phenomenon, and while not eschewing the traditional tenets of the dress code, its argues that what really counts is the effort you take to dress the way you do for special formal events.

Housing ten comprehensive chapters, a directory of the world’s leading black-tie brands, and a foreword by actor, broadcaster, and writer Stephen Fry, it is the perfect reference book for anyone who is interested in black-tie or classic menswear, planning a wedding or formal event, or simply looking for a thoughtful Christmas gift for a lover of finely printed reference books.

The design, development, and publication of Modern Black Tie was managed in collaboration with Valet Magazine Limited, publisher of Valet, an independent print magazine about classic menswear, lifestyle, and literature.

Delivery time to Europe 3–5 working days, and to North America 7–10 working days.

  • Paperback
  • 240mm x 167mm
  • 300 pages+ of exclusive content
  • The authoritative voice and reference in Modern Black Tie

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