This includes a black tuxedo (white dinner jackets are sometimes permissable), black shoes, a white shirt with pleated or ribbed front, a cummerbund and bowtie.
Waist covering: This can be a cummerbund made to match the jacket facings or a waistcoat made in the same material as the jacket; silk is equally acceptable.
Choose a flirty style skirt with a crinoline underskirt or a simple strapless satin sheath with a ribbon cummerbund in a coordinating color.
Men wear jewelry too and will sport a bright scarf for special occasions, worn either around the neck or the waist as a cummerbund.
Men's tuxedos usually include a tie or bowtie and vest or cummerbund, allowing you to use a main or accent color in their attire.
Dinner dress uniforms add such parts as a dress shirt and bowtie, a short jacket with bow tie or neck tab, and a cummerbund.
Incorporating color into wedding menswear usually was left to the bowtie, necktie, cummerbund, vest, and boutonniere.
You may want your cummerbund and bowtie to coordinate with her colors.
Officers wear the jacket open, with a cummerbund and black bow tie.
A cummerbund or waistcoat is acceptable as well.