Saint Laurent, Just Cavalli, Ralph Lauren Spring 2013, via IMAXtree
Give your LBD a rest and instead opt for this season's It eveningwear, the sensual tuxedo. In between a formal gown and the sometimes too cutesy cocktail dress, this season's tux exudes elegance, sensuality and a ton of swag. The new le smoking jacket has been reimagined at houses like Saint Laurent and Ralph Lauren into numerous styles ranging from cropped to sleeveless. These sexy tailored silhouettes may be borrowed from the boys, but the results are purely feminine.
The Edgy Prep
Breton stripes pattern this sophisticated jacket from Boy. By Band of Outsiders, lending a crisp and modern update while soft leather lapels feel bold and urban. A great standout and investment piece for everyday wear.
A black shawl collar and a single button placket gives this classic cream tux from Peter Som a bold yet sophisticated contrast. Crepe suiting and a structured silhouette make this topper ideal for a chilly evening night out.
The Brilliant Tux
Give your basics the standout treatment by incorporating this dark fuchsia crepe DKNY jacket into the mix. For a full on statement look, team this brilliant tux with a leather bottom, bold jewerly and cutout booties.
The Smart Menswear
The menswear styled silhouette gets a sophisticated upgrade with a blue geometric pattern and a fluid silhouette. At under $200, this on-trend blazer from Topshop, makes for a smart buy.
The Cool Vest
Give your ensemble a city-cool feel by layering this tailored vest from ASOS over the rest of your attire. Its fitted design will cinch your waist, producing a feminine and flattering fit.
Tailored for the Office
This tailored one button tux from Express makes for a versatile piece you can wear at the office or out on the town. Its spring-ready hue gives this classic suit piece a more approachable style that suits all occasions.
Bring the Party
Bring the party with this festive jacquard blazer from Ted Baker. Gold polka dots coupled with satin lapels gives this gilded smoking jacket a luxe feel without making it stuffy. Wear over your LBD for a hint of gleam or with jeans and a T-shirt to perk up your getup.
Hot Pink Style
Get black tie style with a cooler attitude in this hot pink sleeveless tux from Mural. Edgy and fun, this easy layering piece will give your spring wardrobe a fresh and trendy vibe.
The Velvet Piece
Give your outerwear a romantic noir nod by incorporating this black velvet tux from NastyGal. The plush material, dark hue and fitted design make for a sensual piece that will add sexiness and even a bit of naughtiness to your wardrobe.
The Forever Tux
Give your formalwear an edgier stance with this studded tuxedo jacket from Saint Laurent. This forever piece is trimmed with metallic studs, giving this strictly tailored suit a fashion-forward stance that will give your wardrobe more than just a few style points. A classic silhouette and tailored design give this separate a significantly longer life than the usual designer duds.