Men's Shawl Lapel Black Tuxedo Jacket

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A twist on the black tux, this updated Black Shawl Lapel Tuxedo Jacket throws the expected a curveball. The rounded lapel look balances timeless style with contemporary tradition and flatters all frames. The satin detailing on the black tuxedo blazer’s shawl lapel finishes off a crisp, polished look. Signature Eco Stretch fabric construction with stretch where you need it and comfort where you want it makes this black tuxedo jacket with a shawl lapel a black tie go-to.

Jacket Details

  • Satin lapel
  • Double-button front
  • Nonfunctional four-button cuffs
  • Chest pocket, satin-trimmed welt pockets, interior pocket
  • Double side back vent
  • Fully lined

Fabric & Care

  • 38% Recycled Poly / 38% Poly / 19% Rayon / 5% Spandex
  • Dry clean only

Most orders ship within 48 hours, so you'll have plenty of time to try everything on before your event. Standard shipping typically takes 7-10 business days from order date to deliver. Expedited and international shipping options are available at checkout.

Designed for a classic, contemporary look. There is no style difference between Slim and Modern fit types; both are cut to be trim and flattering but cater to comfortably fitting different bodies.

To determine your best sizing and get a complete overview of our fit types, including in-depth comparisons and frequently asked questions, take a look at our Fit Guide.

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Eco Stretch Fabric

Traditional suiting fabric, upgraded. We kept the crisp suit feel but created a more comfortable wear with recycled fabric from bottle waste.

Star Features

The shawl lapel tuxedo is the smooth style ideal. Satin detailing and fabric-covered buttons, plus a saturated color and a movable material.

Designed For

The tuxedo to take you to the nines. Your answer to how to dress for black tie events, this is the polished piece for your most formal functions.

Frequently Asked Questions

A black shawl lapel tuxedo jacket is a formalwear favorite distinguished by its smooth, continuous curve lapel. You can also find this lapel style in the white shawl lapel tuxedo or navy shawl lapel tuxedo.

The shawl lapel offers a particularly sleek and sophisticated appearance, since this lapel style provides a simple, uninterrupted line from the neck to the jacket's single button closure, rendering a clean silhouette. It's particularly popular for black-tie weddings and other upscale events and occasions, embodying a perfect blend of tradition and current tastes for a piece of timeless fashion.

The black shawl lapel tuxedo jacket is an appropriate and especially stylish choice for black-tie events. Its minimalist elegance aligns perfectly with the formal nature of such occasions. While the peak lapel black tuxedo remains a traditional choice for many, the shawl lapel offers a unique blend of vintage charm and modern flair for those wondering what to wear to a wedding or any other formal event.

When paired with the right tuxedo accessories and dress shoes, the black shawl lapel tuxedo jacket can make a memorable statement. For instance, as a black-tie wedding style for a groom, this style keeps it classic plus adds a little extra flair in the lapel in a way that will help look look the part and also stand out on your big day.

A black bow tie is the go-to choice with a black shawl lapel tuxedo jacket, especially for strictly formal events. This pairing stays true to the traditional black-tie attire, offering a cohesive and polished appearance.

However, exploring neckties in deep jewel tones like emerald, sapphire, or deep blue can be an option for those looking to introduce a touch of personal flair or when the occasion is slightly less rigid in dress code.

When donning the jacket for a more relaxed setting or a modern wedding, a deep burgundy or metallic silver tie can elevate your ensemble. Regardless of the tie color, ensuring that it complements both the tuxedo itself and the event's formality level is essential.

The fit of a men's black shawl lapel tuxedo jacket is pivotal in capturing its essence of formal elegance. Your black shawl lapel tuxedo jacket should somewhat snugly contour to your torso's shape without being too tight or restrictive. The shoulders should lie flat, with the seams aligning with your shoulder's natural end. The jacket's length is another crucial factor, hitting just around the middle of the seat. The jacket sleeves should reach to around the top of the wrist to allow a slight sliver of the dress shirt cuff to, typically about half an inch, to show when the arms are at rest.

Ensuring the proper tuxedo fit is essential when attending a formal event. Use our guide on how to ensure your tuxedo fits as a resource to achieve an exceptional fit that balances comfort and style. Need personalized fit recommendations? Answer a few simple questions using our Fit Finder to get a sizing suggestion.