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62 Chic Formal Menswear Looks

From Dapperly Modern Menswear to Retro Rock Lookbooks

— July 30, 2013 — Fashion
While formal attire for black tie events or dinner parties can often be stuffy or boring, these chic formal menswear looks are offering gentlemen the opportunity to dress both elegantly and modern to any event.

Wearing a full suit or pairing a chic blazer with some classy dress pants can easily turn your casual look into a stylish nighttime ensemble, and while some men may be apprehensive about wearing these formal pieces of attire, these pieces of clothing will definitely add that sophisticated and classy edge that fashionistas are looking for. From modern menswear suits with a little bit of a rocker edge to geek-chic blazers that combine class and personality, these formal menswear looks will certainly have any man ready to step out in style.
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Sporty Sophisticated Suits
Sporty Sophisticated Suits
The Tim Coppens Fall/Winter 2012 Line Will Make You a Team Player
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59
Structured Crest Jackets
Structured Crest Jackets
The Brooklyn Circus Varsity Blazer Makes for a Modern Fit
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58
Zip-Up Neckties
Zip-Up Neckties
These Creatively Designed Ties are Practical and Easy to Wear
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57
Formally Casual Looks
Formally Casual Looks
The Ami Fall/Winter 2012 Collection is an Eclectic Mix
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56
Intensive Gaze Campaigns
Intensive Gaze Campaigns
The Stone Island Shadow Project S/S 2013 Collection Gets Bold
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55
Effortlessly Preppy Menswear
Effortlessly Preppy Menswear
The Harrods Magazine April 2013 Shoot Features Neutral Tones
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54
Leather-Lappelled Catwalks
Leather-Lappelled Catwalks
The Yves Saint Laurent Fall/Winter 2012 Collection is Future Friendly
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53
Formally Badass Menswear
Formally Badass Menswear
The Giorgio Armani FW12 Collection Hones in on High Style and Comfort
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52
Formal Utilatarian Menswear
Formal Utilatarian Menswear
The COTTWEILER 2013 F/W Collection is Mysterious
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51
Luxurious Travel-Inspired Apparel
Luxurious Travel-Inspired Apparel
‘Men in Monaco’ is Perfect for Wealthy Travelers
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50
Formal Studded Footwear
Formal Studded Footwear
The Valentino Studded Monk-Strap Shoes are Built for Rock Stars
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49
Murse-Clad Catwalks
Murse-Clad Catwalks
Valentino Man FW 2012 Collection is Subtle and Sharp
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48
Dapperly Modern Menswear
Dapperly Modern Menswear
The Martin Lamothe Fall/Winter 2012 Line is Contemporary
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47
Classy Cabana Gentleman Looks
Classy Cabana Gentleman Looks
The Beachy Andrea Pompilio SS 2012 Collection
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46
Retro Rock Lookbooks
Retro Rock Lookbooks
The Sandro Homme Fall 2011 Collection Reinvents Mod Fashion
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45
Sun-Drenched Spring Campaigns
Sun-Drenched Spring Campaigns
The Canali Spring/Summer 2013 Line Pinpoints What Gentlemen Wear
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44
Patriarchal Menswear Spreads
Patriarchal Menswear Spreads
The LVR 'This is a Man's World' Borrows from Gender Theories
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43
Bold Beret Runways
Bold Beret Runways
The Les Hommes Fall/Winter 2012 Collection is Layered to Perfection
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Candid Menswear Lookbooks
Candid Menswear Lookbooks
The Band of Outsiders SS 2014 Collection was Inspired by Mick Jagger
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41
Bold Blazer Editorials
Bold Blazer Editorials
Florian Van Bael Graces the May 2012 GQ Italia Issue
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40
Luxe Overlapped Menswear
Luxe Overlapped Menswear
The Maison Martin Margiela 2013 F/W Collection is Lavish
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Sleek Gem-Inspired Jackets
Sleek Gem-Inspired Jackets
Guylook’s Diamond Quilting Blazer Coat Makes Winter Suiting Luxe
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38
Wild Chic Shoots
Wild Chic Shoots
The Hong Kong G2000 Fall 2011 Campaign is Drop Dead Charming
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37
Incandescent Bowling Shoes
Incandescent Bowling Shoes
The Christian Louboutin 'Platers Flat' Shimmers in the Style Limelight
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36
Slender Suited Separates
Slender Suited Separates
The Gucci Spring/Summer 2012 Line Offers Modernly Elegant Style
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35
Designer Mash-Up Menswear
Designer Mash-Up Menswear
The Tomorrowland Spring/Summer 2012 Looks Mix and Match Multiple Labels
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Minimalist Mennonite Menswear
Minimalist Mennonite Menswear
The Dior Homme Pen Magazine Feature Editorial Exudes Modern Elegance
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33
Casual Summer Ensembles
Casual Summer Ensembles
The N4E1 Summer 2011 Lookbook Will Keep You Cool this Summer
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Old-School Preppy Ensembles
Old-School Preppy Ensembles
The Ovadia and Sons SS12 Collection Boasts Versatile Sophistication
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Luxe Gold Chained Shoes
Luxe Gold Chained Shoes
The Christian Louboutin Stage Flat is a Hit with a Golden Touch
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30
Pasta-Inspired Formal Wear
Pasta-Inspired Formal Wear
Design Studio Micro Works Makes Bow Tie Pasta for Your Neck
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Foldable Dinner Jackets
Foldable Dinner Jackets
The Burberry 'Packaway Blazer' Merges Practicality With Style
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Edgy Industrial Ties
Edgy Industrial Ties
BOND Hardware Reinterprets the Necktie Using Locks and Chains
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Drab Half-Formal Menswear
Drab Half-Formal Menswear
Robin Ahrens Dons Trousers and Trainers in Wonderland
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Simplistic School-Boy Runways
Simplistic School-Boy Runways
The SISE Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Embraces Modern Minimalism
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25
Soccer Stud Campaigns
Soccer Stud Campaigns
The Gerard Pique H.E. by MANGO F/W 2012 Ads Showcase the Spanish Footballer
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24
Banana-Hued Blazers
Banana-Hued Blazers
Arthur Sales Models Bright Menswear Pieces for Design Scene Exclusive
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Victorian-Inspired Meswear
Victorian-Inspired Meswear
The Letters Fall/Winter 2012 Collection is Unexpected
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Sneaky Booze-Smuggling Ties
Sneaky Booze-Smuggling Ties
The Flask Ties Help Hide Alcohol in a Special Secret Compartment
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Eccentric Billionaire Runways
Eccentric Billionaire Runways
The Nuno Gama Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Exudes Sophistication
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20
Belted Blazers
Belted Blazers
The Digitaria Fall 2011 Lookbook Blends Menswear Staples With a Muted Palette
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Stylish Formal Wear
Stylish Formal Wear
The Vanishing Elephant 2011 Spring/Summer Collection Has Urban Class
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English Schoolboy Ensembles
English Schoolboy Ensembles
The Mackintosh Philosophy FW11 Offers Crisp and Tailored Fashion
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17
Sporty Formal Hybrid Shoes
Sporty Formal Hybrid Shoes
The Y-3 Drake Shoe Looks Good and Can be Worn Comfortably for Hours
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Celebrity Menswear Campaigns
Celebrity Menswear Campaigns
The Mr. Porter 'The Look' is Now Featuring Chase Crawford
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Romantically Postmodern Menswear
Romantically Postmodern Menswear
The Ubi Sunt Fall/Winter 2012 Collection is Elegantly Edgy
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14
Italian-Chic Lookbooks
Italian-Chic Lookbooks
The Aspesi A/W 2011 Collection is Elegantly Simple
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Pristine Utilitarian Menswear
Pristine Utilitarian Menswear
The Dior Homme Fall 2013 Collection Boasts Severe Suits
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12
Formal Urban Menswear
Formal Urban Menswear
The Mr. Bathing Ape FW 2011 Collection for the Street-Savvy Gentleman
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11
Preppy Boyish Ensembles
Preppy Boyish Ensembles
The Shipley and Halmos 2012 Spring Line Boasts Youthful Sophsitication
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10
Bold Geometric Menswear
Bold Geometric Menswear
The Hardy Aimes Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Will Warm Your Spirits
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Skater-Inspired Dress Shoes
Skater-Inspired Dress Shoes
Stefan Janoski Nike SB Zooms Brings Formal Wear from a Sneaker Brand
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Shiny Men's Fashion
Shiny Men's Fashion
The Tom Ford Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is Sleek and Bright
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Eccentric Snobby Lookbooks
Eccentric Snobby Lookbooks
The Beausnob S/S 2012 Collection is Refreshingly Preppy
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Aristocratic Textural Menswear
Aristocratic Textural Menswear
The Gucci Fall 2013 Men’s Collection is a Luxurious Vision
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Baroque Gentleman Fashion
Baroque Gentleman Fashion
The Dolce & Gabbana FW13 Men Collection Brings Back Middle-Age Glamor
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4
Clean-Cut Boyish Captures
Clean-Cut Boyish Captures
The Matthew Kruszelnicki by ARROYOWORKS! Editorial is Comfortably Styled
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3
Geek-Chic Menswear Looks
Geek-Chic Menswear Looks
The H&M Spring 2012 Lookbook is Preppy with a Hint of Class
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2
Dapper Dude Editorials
Dapper Dude Editorials
'A Man to Suit' Makes Formal Dress Look Off-the-Cuff
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1
Luxe Russian Menswear
Luxe Russian Menswear
The Canali Fall/Winter 2013 Menswear Collection is Rugged Yet Intricate
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