Today’s guest post comes to us from Jatin V of Montagio Custom Tailoring, based in Sydney, Australia! Enjoy:

The wedding tuxedo holds a hallowed place in the formal wear hall of fame. It is the go-to option when a bride and groom are looking for that ultra-formal and forever classy look. But does it have to be so uniform in style and shape? Well, the short answer is no, but finding an alternative option isn’t always that easy. So unless you want to look back in years to come on a wedding album that’s more like a prom book, take our advice and read on.

When it all Began

The origins of the most formal piece of menswear date back to the late 1800s when a wealthy tobacconist had the regular tails worn at formal events shortened for his annual ball held in Tuxedo Park. The social elite followed suit (pardon the pun) and the tuxedo was born. Throughout the years to come, fashion trends have come and go, but the tuxedo refuses to be pushed aside.

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Meet a Wedding Vendor in Pittsburgh, PA: Neck & Tie Co. (6)

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Today’s wedding vendor interview is with Micah and Lish of Neck & Tie Co., creators of bespoke haberdashery! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

We are Micah + Lish. Neck and Tie was birthed out of years of Micah’s desire to do a craft and to do it well. Lish came alongside with her ideas for a new look and feel. We have been making handcrafted neckwear for about three years. It has been quite the journey of discovering ourselves and the kind of company we want to be. We have strong values for excellence, craftsmanship, detail and compassionate hearts to hopefully one day see our little business make some kind of difference in people’s lives.

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