A simple explanation for why it's poor form to wear a wristwatch with a tuxedo


At a black tie event I attended recently I heard that it's poor form for a guy to wear a wristwatch with a tuxedo.


I had never heard this before, but apparently it's a topic that's been debated heavily in the men's fashion world.

Our friend Justin Jeffers, who runs The Fine Young Gentleman and owns Jay Butler shoes, gave us a very simple explanation as to why it's a fashion faux pas.

"It goes back to the old days. It's disrespectful to your host to be checking the time when you should be focusing on having a good time and socializing, not what you have to do next."

Makes sense.


Leave those timepieces at home, fellas.

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