The Origin of Tuxedo
The most important part of the men’s wardrobe
“Tuxedo” invented over 150 years ago. It was the
replacement of white tie costume tailcoat, and
now it is wear in black tie event which is less
formal than white tie but more formal than casual
or business outfits.
There are many theories surrounding about the
invention of tuxedo, but there are two most
reliable and believable theories.
Americans believe that this formal attire was
first brought in by the renowned tobacco
manufacturer Pierre Lorillard IV. According to
them, he customized this attire for his son
Griswold to wear in first annual ball of tuxedo
club held in 1886.
And according to Britain, the tuxedo
was invented by King Edward VII 1865
through customizing it from renowned
company which is still exist “Henry Pool
& Co”. They also believe that after
seeing King Edward tuxedo Lorillard
designed the same piece for his son
after 21 years.
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history about the origin of tuxedo