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Sleeveless tux

Be cool.
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While attending a formal event with my wife this weekend, I noticed that she, in her sleeveless gown, was at a comfortable temperature during dinner. She even mentioned being a bit chilly at one point. Meanwhile, I was pretty warm and even perspiring slightly. A sleeveless tuxedo would have fit the bill perfectly... a nice, formal look with the vest and bow tie, with the sleeveless jacket and shirt providing plenty of air circulation over the arms and in through the generous arm holes.
PotatoStew, Sep 25 2000

Refrigerated undershirt http://www.halfbake...erated_20Undershirt
My approach to the same problem [wiml, Sep 25 2000, last modified Oct 05 2004]

Sleeveless Tuxedo Shirt http://happychefuni...er.cfm?ProductID=44
Just cut the arms off your jacket. [Cedar Park, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]


       I've heard of perspiration.
thumbwax, Sep 25 2000

       Nah... not quite what I had in mind. Obviously you could disrobe until you were cooler, but then you're "out of uniform," so to speak. I was thinking of a full ensemble, including jacket, that simply had no sleeves. That way you're cool right from the start without having to leave pieces of clothing strewn about the ballroom/soiree/prom/whatever.
PotatoStew, Sep 30 2000

       The first guy over the age of six that get's caught in Texas wearing short trouser's with a dinner jacket, will likely not see seven. Who told you that, PeterSealy????
chili2k, Jan 02 2001

       Mortisha's (mortishas.com.au) does a sleeveless formal coat ... Very nice and fits the bill exactly.
tempt, Sep 21 2001

       Can you keep the sleeves but make the fabric out of space-age air circulating material?
mbracke, Jun 01 2003

       or just encourage all you friends to have nude weddings.
-wess, Oct 12 2004


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