December 2, 2019

Harlingen's newest tuxedo rental is now open. 

After years of running a successful formalwear business in McAllen.  James & James Formalwear has decided to open a new location in Harlingen.  We took over the Al's Formalwear location that was there after they closed down...

December 1, 2017

So your ready to propose you say.

What should you wear? Where should it be? Is it even the right time? What am I doing on this page anyway? 

Test the Waters

We recommend giving little hints if she hasn't already.  The worse thing you can do is catch her completely off gua...

October 24, 2017

1. Start with the wide end of the tie on the left and the small end on the right. The tip of the wide end should rest at the top of your belt buckle. Only move the active (small) end.

2. Small end over the wide end to the left.

3. Under the wide end and to the right.

4. U...

October 18, 2017

1. Start with the backside of the tie facing away from you, the wide end is on the right and the small end is on the left. The tip of the small end should rest slightly above your belly-button (this will vary depending on your height and the length & thickness of your...

September 8, 2017

The Pocket Square Aficionado’s Fold

This type of fold that is sometimes also called “three tips up” or “crown fold” is perfect for patterned and colored pocket squares. Although this fold would suit formal attire, I like it most with when paired with blazer jacket or sp...

September 7, 2017

Unique & Sophisticated

Looking for a somewhat different pocket square fold? Then this fold, sometimes also called “two tips up” fold might be perfect. It suits any pocket square color & pattern. Personally I choose this fold for patterned pocket squares accessorizing a...

September 6, 2017

Triangle Fold

Another popular way to fold the pocket square is the triangular “one tip up” fold. It suits any type of pocket square and dress code. Personally, I like this fold with a solid colored, non-white, pocket square.


  1. Start out by laying the pock...

September 5, 2017

This fold, also called “Presidential Fold”, is one of the easiest ways to fold a pocket square. This fold is best for elegant attire ranging from formal business dress to black tie. Typically a classic white pocket square made from silk or linen is used for this fold.


September 4, 2017

Here is what to know when you are the best man.

You have to become "the man's best friend." You think you might just be a super groomsman, but your not!  You actually just have more responsibilities than the other groomsmen.

  • Serve as the groom's personal aide and adv...

August 27, 2017

The Groom

❒ Chooses his best man and ushers.

❒ Buys the bride’s engagement and wedding rings.

❒ Arranges transportation from church to reception for himself and his bride (unless it is more convenient for the bride and her father to order her transportation.)

❒ Arranges an...

Please reload

Featured Posts

What is the difference between a Tuxedo and a Suit?

November 8, 2016

Please reload

Recent Posts

December 1, 2017

October 18, 2017

September 4, 2017

August 27, 2017

Please reload

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Instagram - Grey Circle