January 23, 2009
Concerning Formal Wear
“Fifty years ago, the one tuxedo that everybody wore, what they call in French a ‘smoking,’ was the one button with a peak lapel. The most popular tuxedo I sell today is the one button peak lapel.” – Michel Kramer-Metraux, Director of Men’s Formal Wear, Saks Fifth Avenue
Screen Captures and Quote c/o One in 8 Million, an excellent new multimedia series from The New York Times. Photo by Todd Heisler.