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How to Wear a Pocket Square

It's the most delicate of final touches that bring a whole piece together: think the cherry on the cake, the interior designer's finishing trinkets, the flash of red in a Turner seascape - and the right accessories to add a flourish to your tailoring. Pocket squares are a gentleman's way of
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QUEUE UP FOR COOL BLUES

Blue is one of the most dependable colors for your custom clothing. Navy blazers and suit coats make your favorite white shirts look fantastically crisp. They're also great paired with shirts in pastels of any shade, or a soft gray. If you're looking to make a coat or ful
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THE PROBLEM WITH SHOPPING SALES

It can be tempting to go to a clothing store and see what's on the sale racks. Saving money can be a satisfying experience-but what's the hidden cost of buying sale items?   Store-bought clothing items that are on sale are often fad-inspired pieces that have faded in
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Sarah and Steven’s Wedding at Hermitage Museum and Gardens Norfolk Virginia

Tidewater Virginia Wedding Photographer | Sarah D’Ambra Photography | Sarah and Steven’s Wedding at Hermitage Museum and Gardens Norfolk VirginiaWe’re in the middle of Fall wedding season, and that means we’re also in power house editing mode! I’ve been busting out and finishing wedd
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National Tuxedo Day Sale in the USA

10th October, the day celebrated as The National Tuxedo Day through the U.S. Well not many people are aware of the fact that Tuxedos basically originated from U.S. only in the late 19th century. Since the times it came into existence, there hasn't been a better wear to make a man's personality look
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Suiting Cloth – Huddersfield Textiles

Suiting Cloths A comprehensive understanding about Suiting Fabrics and Cloths is vital to any sales back story. You need to be able to match colours to people – helping them to create more effective looks. Suit fabric really does make the suit literally and figuratively.  Linen, polyeste
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Custom-Tailored Tuxedo: Rich Tradition, Modern Elegance

The tuxedo we all know and love is over 150 years old. Designed as a short dinner jacket, the tuxedo was born in the era of smoking jackets and top hats-but unlike its contemporaries, the tuxedo’s place in modern society remains undiminished. Even in our far more casual, modern world, elegant even
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Glossary

ASCOT (as-kot) A cravat with wide square ends; secured with an ornamental pin. BESOM (be’-zum) Narrow welted edging on coat body above pocket lip. BLACK TIE INVITED An event where a tuxedo or dinner jacket is encouraged but not required. If not a tuxedo, proper dressy attire (coat and
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Groom’s Calendar

Groom’s Calendar 10-12 Months Before: Pick out the engagement ring (if not yet selected).Announce your engagement.Discuss wedding plans and budget with fiancée and all parents.Select your best man, groomsmen, ushers (one usher per 40 guests).Help plan engagement party.Discuss ceremony and
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Etiquette – Special Occasion

Follow, bend or break the rules. Here are some tuxedo etiquette facts to help you:White tie (Most Formal)Black Tailcoat & PantsWhite Shirt, vest (or cummerbund), and bow tieBlack Formal shoesWhite GlovesBlack Tie (Very Formal)Black (or white) Tuxedo Coat & Black PantsWhite ShirtVest (or cumm
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Artisan shoemakers savoir faire: the Gentleman’s notch

Artisan shoemakers savoir faire: the Gentleman’s notchAs an essential part of Miguel's Bespoke MTO shoe program, we are happy to share with you our weekly newsletter, presenting our latest innovations, tutorials and general updates. Have you ever noticed that there is a cut on the
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5 Fashion Tips for Male teachers

For male teachers, looking fashionable while staying within budget can be challenging.  Kids aren’t the only ones shopping for school clothes—so are teachers! That all important first day sets the tone for the entire school year as students give you the once over.Fashion
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New Shoes in our Collection

Greetings from Miguel's, your summer just got more comfortable! We hope this blog post finds you doing well. Here at Miguel's we would like to announce that we will be adding a great new service to our offerings. Custom handmade
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HOW TO WEAR CUFFLINKS AND STUDS

HOW DO I INSERT THE CUFFLINKS AND STUDS THAT ARRIVED WITH MY FORMAL SHIRT?Cufflinks and Studs are generally worn with most formal shirts and may also be referred to as “Formal Jewelry.” The studs and cufflinks are a key component to your tuxedo and we recommend they be worn with your tuxedo!When
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WEDDING DECISIONS: WHEN TO SPEAK UP AND WHEN TO SHUT UP

Your wedding day is one of the most important in your life, but it’s infinitely more important to your bride. Doubt this? Answer the following questions:How much did your ring cost compared to the set your bride will wear?Which is more difficult and expensive: renting your tux , or shopping for, g
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Special Offers

Any Suit or Tux For $129.99 For a Limited Time Only
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Grey Tuxedos & Suits: Light to Dark

By: Michael Armstrong Grey Tuxedos and Suits have been steadily growing in popularity for years now. And in response to the growing demand, we’ve continued to add to our selection of grey formal wear. We now have 14 different options to choose from for your next formal event! But more options
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9 Ways to Fold a Pocket Square Infographic

Ahhh – pocket squares.One of my favorite accessories, they have come back into fashion after decades of being “gone”.A bit of a joke as our my opinion pocket squares are timeless. They never go out of style, and are the perfect way to top off a well fitted suit or sport jacket!But the knowledg
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Tuxedo Guide to Prom Season 2016!

It’s time for prom and you’ve been tasked with renting the perfect tuxedo to compliment your date. Seems simple enough. How hard could it be?Well.  About that.There’s actually a lot to consider.  Luckily, at Miguel's Formal Wear, we’re basically formal wear nerds.  Formal wear
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Destination Weddings: Beachside Tuxedos & Suits

Over the past decade, destination weddings have become increasingly popular and it’s easy to see why.  Who wouldn’t want to be surrounded by a tropical paradise on the happiest day of their life?  While it can be difficult for land-locked folk to get the time and expense sorted out to
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Will & Maddy Norfolk Zoo Wedding

Be impeccably suited in a moment that you will remember  for a lifetime! Book with Miguel’s now! The Creative TeamCeremony Venue: New Covenant PresbyterianVenue Coordinator: Charlotte Austin at the Virginia ZooBridal Gown: Justin Alexander from Maya Couture | Bridesmaid’
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Kyle & Becca Riggs Rustic Nautical Theme Wedding 

  Venue:  Yacht Club at Marina Shores  Photography:  elovephotos  Floral Design/Decor:  Isha Foss Events  DJ:  Astro DJ's (Freddy Cabrera)  Cake:  Incredible Edibles  Catering:  Cuisine and Company  Bride's Dress:  David's Bridal&
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Natasha & Dwayne: Elegant Navy Lesner Inn Wedding

The Creative TeamWedding Coordinator: Amanda BryerVenue: The Lesner InnBridal Gown: Allure at Studio I Do | Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka | Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Adrianna Papell | Cake: Custom Cake Shoppe | DJ/Band: Rodney at Astro Entertainment | Floral Design: Unique Baskets by Mary | Groom
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Byron & Martinique Wedding. 

Dress Store | David’s BridalCeremony & Reception Venue | The Gloucester InstituteMake Up | Done by BrideEntertainment | DJ RuckusSecond Shooter | Molly Lichten
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20 Things that make a Man a Gentleman

BY HOLLY MACNAGHTEN 17TH JANUARY 2014What makes a man a gentleman - TGJ.01“A gentleman is someone who does not what he wants to do, but what he should do.”(Haruki Murakami – Norwegian Wood)Trends come and go, as do friends and lovers, but one thing that never goes out of fashion is a Gentleman
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Bow Tie Styles

Your Miguel's  bow tie by Carrot & Gibbs is as distinctive as you make it. Our beautiful fabrics are only the beginning: you can customize your bow completely by specifying width, length, style, and whether you prefer a pre-tied bow or one you tie yourself.A word about styles. The butterfly
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A Suitable Difference 

  For your wedding day, many options are available, formal wear, eveningwear, traditional lounge suits, modern or a relaxed outfit. But whatever is chosen by the Groom will also dictate the dress code. If the Groom wears a morning coat, the Best Man, Father of the bride and the Ushers will
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Don’t Look Boring! – Layer It Up With A Blazer

Don’t Look Boring! – Layer It Up With A BlazerT-shirts teamed up with a pair of raw jeans and sneakers are great for a laidback look, but it’s often too boring if not predictable. So does a dress-shirt and trouser and suits are often ‘too dressy’ for your everyday use.Consider layering to
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THINK SPRING: THE ASCOT LOOK

Words by, Igee OkaforPhotography by, Xavier DuahOne of the reasons spring excites me so much is the opportunity I get to work with new accessories. Towards the end of the winter season, I developed an enthusiastic interest in silk scarves that I happened to occasionally turn into ascots for personal
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Top Ten Reasons Why Hire From Miguel's Is Your Best Option

Top Ten Reasons Why Hire From Miguel's Is Your Best Option 1. From little boys to big and tall, we dress every member of your party to match.2. Contemporary styling and fit for today’s tailored look.3. Choose any size coat with any size pant for the perfect fit.4. Light weight super 100’s
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MANNING & MANNING SUIT – WITH AN ITALIAN BACKGROUND

MANNING & MANNING SUIT – WITH AN ITALIAN BACKGROUNDThe Italian Background: an awkward but persistently useful phrase I coined back in 2008 to describe the tendency of Italians to wear blue shirts and navy ties under strongly colored suits. Rather than the English alternative – bright shirts
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Top 10 Tuxedo Styles for Summer 2016

Every month Paul Morrell Formalwear tracks the rental data for all of the tuxedo styles we offer and determines the top ten tuxedo styles rented for the previous month. Below are the Top 10 Tuxedo Styles for Summer 2016! This information is invaluable to businesses and consumers alike because everyo
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12 Mistakes Gentlemen Make When Dressed for a Formal Event

I attended a wedding over the weekend and I couldn’t help but notice the many mistakes gentlemen made with regards to how they dress themselves for a formal event.1. Wearing pinstripe suits. They are meant to be worn when conducting business.2. Button down collars. They are the least formal o
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Measuring yourself for a custom suit is a bad idea

Thinking of ordering custom made clothing online? Think again.The Internet is jammed with sites that tell you how easy it is to take your own measurements then send them in for a garment made just for you. What they fail to mention is that up to 40% of clothing measured by customers doesn’t actual
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OCTOBER SPECIAL ON CUSTOM DRESS SHIRTS

CUSTOM DRESS SHIRT SPECIALS IN Virginia Beach, VASchedule an appointment during the month of October and receive 1 FREE Custom Dress ShirtIT’S TIME TO UPDATE YOUR FALL WORKWEEK WARDROBE!PURCHASE ANY 4 CUSTOM DRESS SHIRTS DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER AND RECEIVE ONE FREE. Miguel's Formal W
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CUSTOM DRESS SHIRT STYLES

STYLE OPTIONS FOR CUSTOM DRESS SHIRTSWhen it comes to dress shirts, have you ever wanted more than the typical button-down collared shirt? Only a custom clothier can show you the many options available, whether it is collars, cuffs, buttons, monograms, pockets, even thread color!PURCHASE ANY 4 CUSTO
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DONALD TRUMP NEEDS A NEW TAILOR

DID YOU NOTICE THE SUIT DONALD TRUMP WORE AT THE 2ND PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE? It is no secret that the general public judges politicians on more than just their policies. The media features major-party presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on a daily basis, and such exposure carr
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Looks Tailored For You

You will never pay for a product at Miguel’s, just the experience. When you think of a tuxedo you typically think of 007 James Bond, The Grammys, The red carpet or rentals.  The standard thought is that  tuxedos are boring and stuffy.  At Miguel’s we like to add additional detail
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10 Exciting New Tuxedos!

We’re pleased to announce our new styles of men’s formal wear for 2016! After tracking rental data, working with tuxedo rental stores, and listening to the general public across the country, we’ve purchased ten exciting new styles of rental tuxedos for 2016! We believe that these ten new tuxed
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MEN’S TAILORED CLOTHING SALE: NOVEMBER SPECIALS

MEN’S CLOTHING SALE VIRGINIA BEACH, VA: SUITS, BLAZERS & PANTSOur men’s clothing sale is on at Miguel’s. Take advantage of discounts on men’s suits, blazers & pants during the month of November 2016. Experience the luxury of custom clothing. We proudly service our community Virginia
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WHAT TO WEAR TO A CASUAL JOB INTERVIEW

You’ve snagged a casual job interview with a company in which casual attire is worn every day, not just on Fridays. Your first challenge is to figure out what’s appropriate to wear to the interview. It takes less than a few seconds for that first impression to take hold so don’t screw it up be
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WHAT TO WEAR TO A CORPORATE JOB INTERVIEW

Whether entering the corporate world for the first time or just moving up the ladder, you want your corporate job interview to be as successful as possible. First impressions actually do begin with your appearance—you want to be taken as seriously as the job you are seeking. The following tips wil
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