TUXEDOS GONE TECH: XEDO
Still looking for Tux for your special day? With nearly 40% of engagements taking place between November and February, a revolutionary new concept is offering men a smarter way to suit up for the big day. Xedo offers online rentals of high-quality, flawless-fitting, yet affordable men’s designer formalwear delivered directly to your doorstep, coast-to-coast. Xedo’s one-of-a-kind platform offers a unique online shopping experience, filling a niche for today’s time-crunched, yet fashion-focused millennials.
About 80% of US grooms and groomsmen prefer to rent tuxedos. Xedo serves as the ultimate formalwear solution to make dressing the entire wedding party simple, stylish and stress-free. Xedo’s interactive Tux Builder is an easy and fun way for couples to design the groomswear style for their special day. Complete online management of the bridal party eliminates the hassle of coordinating appointments, payments or fittings for groomsmen across the country. Busy brides and grooms get to keep their sanity – and their Saturdays – overseeing their bridal party looks from the comfort of their own home or device.
Wondering what to expect this season? Designs from Xedo’s debut collection are both masculine and modern, sophisticated and sleek, with unique details. According to Kelsy Zimba, Xedo’s Creative Director, key trends will include striking grosgrain and satin trim lapel detailing, beautiful fabric buttons with real buttonholes on the cuff (unheard of in the rental market), matte shoes and the comeback of the cummerbund. The designers include Michael Kors, Mon Cheri, Justin Alexander, Angelo Alfred and Allure, with complete collections including accessories and footwear.