The Meeting: Chris and I met when I graduated college and started my first real job in the corporate world. He was my assistant manager…for only a short period. I never believed in love at first sight, but when I saw him I knew I had to be with him! We started hanging out and the rest is history.
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Do you need a place to host your special day? Consider choosing one of the five Finley Catering venues in the Philadelphia area.
Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo is proud to have relationships with some of the best and most well-respected venues in the tri-state area!
We are excited to have tapped Kathryn Phillips of Finley Catering for some insight into each of their gorgeous properties, along with a few other FAQs that can help guide you when choosing a venue.
They host not only weddings, but events with guest lists that include Presidents, dignitaries, and celebrities. And let’s not forget that one of their properties was featured in an iconic scene of an Academy Awarded nominated movie.
But beyond all of that, they are the one of the finest caterers you will find anywhere! Read on to find out more.
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One of our most common questions when renting tuxedos has to do with the groomsmen and how the process works.
Here’s a guideline for what to expect when renting a tuxedo, whether it’s for you or for a wedding party.
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The cummerbund, widely mispronounced and underappreciated, remains one of the more traditional elements of a tuxedo.
Though it’s now considered a rather old-school tuxedo accessory, there is a lot to be said for cummerbunds.
Let’s take a brief look at the history of this unique formal wear piece.
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Welcome to Tuxedo 101. This is for people who aren’t even sure what the difference is between a suit and a tux.
The biggest difference between a suit and a tuxedo is the presence of satin on the lapel and sometimes on the side of the pants. The lapel is the folded material of the jacket that connects to the collar.
Satin gives the tuxedo the formal look required for formal events. The red line in the photo above shows the jacket’s lapel.
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