There are many forms of Tuxedo fabrics to choose from. Wool, satin, silk, polyester, and velvet are some of the materials. While buying a tuxedo, we have to consider various factors. Relying on the referrals of friends can be a good idea. You can also go and check out readymade collections at various tuxedo shops and stores around your area or browse through online suits stores. Check out the various fabrics below for a better idea of what kind of Tuxedo will suit you.
If you are going to choose a wool tuxedo you may need to check some of the upscale catalogues of your local fabric stores. You may need a piece of your chosen material to be taken to the tailor. Another alternative would be to just buy a readymade tux in the wool fabric of your choice. Remember that sometimes it’s necessary to mix multiple fabrics together to get an optimum feel.
Generally, a wool tux can be worn during cold weather hence it wouldn’t be comfortable to wear it during hot or summer weather. You must also avoid buying low grade wool. This can be determined by the spin that is used on the wool. Wool is usually spun somewhere between 90 and 200, the higher the number better the quality. Advantage of Woolen tuxedos is that it is durable, warm, wrinkles less than cotton or linen materials. But it will be heavy.
The satin tuxedo is a sort of material which is pure like silk and often used in bridal wear and evening functions. It comes in gorgeous colors. The only problem with this type of tux is the high possibility of receiving a stain.
Many may take the tux for dry cleaning but it’s possible for one to remove the stain at home without going to the dry cleaner. First you should identify where the stain is and what it is, and keep in mind never to use bleaching agents.
Satin tuxedos can be hand washed because of its simple material. But it’s not all satin that can be washed so in that case polyester and nylon can be washed using a washing machine. Also while washing you should always use cool or warm water on this type of tux.
A silk tuxedo is made up of one of the smoothest materials on the market. This tux is known for its pure softness and beauty which beholds the luxurious look.
Silk tuxedos is said to be one of the higher fabrics which gives you comfort and suits all types of weather. This material has the ability to keep one’s body cool in summer and warm in winter. It’s considered to be one of the strongest natural fabrics in the world.
A Polyester tuxedo is well-known for its smooth feel and wrinkle resistant nature. It is also one of the most economical materials you can come across.
This tux is created with different textures according to the occasion or where it will best suit. And if you need to buy a shirt for this tux you must go for the best matching color with a suitable style.
The Velvet tuxedo is a very unique fabric made of various fibers woven together and it is known for its luxurious feel. Many people prefer this material over traditional wool because of the increased comfort levels.
This tux is created with different textures hence it is advisable for you to hang it rather than fold it as it wrinkles faster and cannot be ironed.
When buying these type of tuxedos it’s important that you consider the prices and go for the best fabric you can find. You can go for a dark color which is easier to clean and can be worn with a white shirt. Consider this type of fabric for indoor occasions and events where the climate will be controlled artificially.