"In all important matters, style, not sincerity, is the essential "read Oscar Wilde. In fact, for formal events such as weddings, dances and cruises, the tuxedo is always the best choice. E 'safe, formal, and elegant . A typical model of tuxedo jackets usually have satin lapel and canonical buttons on the front of the jacket. A strip of the same material usually also flows along the outer seam of the trousers. In the classic version is colored black , but sometimes it can also be found in blue.
Some of the more traditional tuxedo can be bought in Savile Row , the famous street in central London which houses some of the most important and well known tailors in the world. But not everyone can afford it. Some fashion houses to now offer their own versions of smoking, although the majority of customers still prefer to rely on the skilled hands of the tailors for his first one-measure .
The 10 Most Expensive Tailors in the World
10. Issey Miyake - $ 2,800
Issey Miyake is a Japanese fashion house best known for the special design of their clothes, and their perfumes. Miyake himself was a design student in Tokyo before working in the fashion world in Paris and New York. Miyake founded his own company in 1970, is also responsible for the turtleneck blacks once worn by the founder of Apple, Steve Jobs. It has different lines and brands, but at the moment his tuxedo go for $ 2,800. Kos is not the seller of traditional tuxedo, as he consistently avoids use of the color black. Its clientele counts among its ranks rapper and hip-hop moguls, as well as business people looking for something unique and different.
9. Jay Kos – $2,800
Jay Kos is a designer based in New York. And 'particularly liked the colors and textures of their clothes, and for his ability to combine the old with the new. It uses vintage fabrics to create clothes with a modern design.
8. Oxxford Clothes – $3,000
Oxxford Clothes is a manufacturer based in Chicago, Illinois. Jacob and Louis Weinberg founded the company back in 1916. Since then, Oxxford Clothes continued in the creation of tuxedos and gowns of class, winning a few awards along the way. In 2007, the Robb Report magazine has named the company's product as "The Best Suit". Six years ago, Forbes magazine has also stated that Oxxford Clothes produces the best outfits across America.
7. Anderson & Sheppard – $3,100
Anderson & Sheppard are responsible for creating the famous "Londo Cut", a style developed by its founder, Per Anderson. Anderson founded the company in 1906 and soon became famous for having introduced this cut, as evidenced by the list of its clients: Fred Astaire, Gary Cooper, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Fiennes, Manolo Blahnik and Prince Charles.
6. Ralph Lauren – $3,295
Ralph Lauren is a popular fashion designer for the brand Polo Ralph Lauren. And 'considered one of the richest people in the world with a net worth of $ 6.5 billion. He received his training from none other than Brooks Brothers and Norma Hilton, who helped him to open a shop that specializes in ties. His menswear line has received the prestigious COTY Awards.
5. Giorgio Armani - $ 3.595
Giorgio Armani is an Italian fashion designer known for his menswear line. His designs are well known and loved thanks to the clean lines and tailored. It has strong links with the world of show business after having designed the costumes for the 1989 film American Gigolo with Richard Gere.
4. Bottega Veneta - $ 3.800
Bottega Veneta is actually more famous for its leather goods for clothes. With its headquarters in Vicenza, Italy, the company was purchased in 2001 by Gucci Group, which in turn is now part of the French group Keiring. Known for its stylistic discretion and the absence of a real logo, the company has made the first fashion show for menswear in 2006. His products are distributed all over the world, with branches in North America, Europe, Asia and South America.
3. Canali - $ 4.200
Canali is a clothing based in Italy, specializes in menswear. Giovanni and Giacomo Canali founded the company in 1934, but it was only in 1950 that captured the public's attention. He began to sell to numerous foreign customers since the mid-70s, and since 1980 at least half of its sales came from foreign customers. In 1993, the group bought Brioni Canali, but still produces approximately 1400 clothes each day, along with 1,600 pairs of pants.
2. Brioni - $ 48,000
Brioni is an Italian fashion house specializing in clothes made to measure. Gaetano Savini and Nazareno Fonticoli created the company just after the Second World War. The company employs at least 25,000 customers elite, to which the company allocates at least a quarter of its production. A Brioni suit can cost anywhere from $ 6,500 to $ 47.500. His most expensive product is a product pinstripe suit with expensive wool of vicuña, a rare animal in South America, and stitching in white gold. All for a value of $ 48,000.
1. The factory - $ 50,000
Kiton is a clothing company that specializes in luxury tailor-made suits and smking. Ciro Paone and Antonio Carola founded the company in 1956 in Naples. The company produces a line of classic clothes "ready" for $ 8,000. But it also holds the record for the most expensive tailored suit in the world: $ 50,000.