Prom Style

Style Guide: How to Nail Your Suit Alteration Appointment

Style Guide: How to Nail Your Suit Alteration Appointment

At Dap Suits, we offer one of the widest size ranges in suits for men to ensure we get a close to custom fit and avoid expensive alterations. We know guys come in all shapes and sizes which is why...

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Common Shoulder Fit Issues and Alteration Solutions for Your Suit

Common Shoulder Fit Issues and Alteration Solutions for Your Suit

As a sequel to our Guide To Jacket Alterations, we’re taking a deeper dive into shoulder fit issues you might experience with your suit jacket. Because nailing the fit in your shoulders and chest is the number one rule to...

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Suit Alterations Guide: The Do’s and Don’ts to Adjusting Your Suit Jacket Fit

Suit Alterations Guide: The Do’s and Don’ts to Adjusting Your Suit Jacket Fit

While we always hope that having your pants hemmed is the only alteration you will need, we also realize that every body and fit preference is different and occasionally there is a need for more alterations. When it comes to...

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Dapper Gent Style Guide: Put Your Best Foot Forward In Fun Socks

Dapper Gent Style Guide: Put Your Best Foot Forward In Fun Socks

In our never-ending quest for sharp, fun and affordable young men’s attire, we were lucky to find a fun dress socks company right here in Chicago! Started by a husband and wife team, No Cold Feet Co. is putting a...

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How To Pack a Suit

How To Pack a Suit

Travelling to an out of state college interview? Even if you don’t have any travel on the horizon, knowing how to pack a suit is always handy. Especially, because airlines are constantly restricting luggage options and if you don’t want...

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High Schoolers Beware of Hidden Tuxedo Rental Fees

High Schoolers Beware of Hidden Tuxedo Rental Fees

As a guy, your search for prom suiting or tuxedo rentals may be directed by a lot of eye-catching marketing. Free shipping, free returns, free alterations. It’s easy to think you’ve found a great option with all of the deals...

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How To Button Your Suit Jacket and Vest

How To Button Your Suit Jacket and Vest

Which buttons to button on your jacket and vest is key information to make sure you are photo-ready on prom night. Jacket buttoning: On jackets that are designed with two front buttons, only the top button should be buttoned. No...

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The Brown Vs. Black Shoe Debate With Navy Suiting

The Brown Vs. Black Shoe Debate With Navy Suiting

There is so much to think about when it comes to selecting your accessories. Men’s suiting is one of the most challenging wardrobe items for a gentleman to purchase, especially when trying to achieve a proper fit. And after fit,...

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Suit-ology 101; The

Suit-ology 101; The "Break"

This is the final post in a series that provides detail on terms associated with suiting and the top three that we believe are the most important to the look and fit of your suit or tuxedo. You can read...

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Suit-ology 101; The

Suit-ology 101; The "Cut"

Have you ever wondered what makes a slim cut, slim? Just what is the difference between modern and classic fits? If you like skinny jeans, does that mean you are a slim? While each brand has their own take on...

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Suit-ology 101; The

Suit-ology 101; The "Drop"

There are a lot of terms associated with suiting that aren’t so straightforward. While you can become an expert in the super 100s and distinguish between half and full canvas suits, at Dap Suits we believe that the pant break,...

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Undershirts For Men: A Guide On How To Wear An Undershirt With A Suit Or Tuxedo

Undershirts For Men: A Guide On How To Wear An Undershirt With A Suit Or Tuxedo

You’ve picked out your perfect suit or tuxedo and you know what shirt, shoes, tie, and pocket square you are wearing. Maybe, you’ve even planned to get your hair styled before your event. One of the last thoughts, and biggest...

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How to Perfectly Place and Pin Your Boutonniere

How to Perfectly Place and Pin Your Boutonniere

One of the most common mistakes teens make when getting ready for prom is poor boutonniere placement. We’ve seen it everywhere from the center of their lapel to inside the front pocket of their jacket. When you think about it,...

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THE DEBATE: Should you rent or buy your prom tuxedo?

THE DEBATE: Should you rent or buy your prom tuxedo?

Spring is quickly approaching and so is the time of year when you ask yourself, “Should I rent or should I buy my tux?” It used to be a pretty easy question to answer. After asking yourself, “Do I have...

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