Blast from the past


Does looking through an album of black-and-white wedding photographs make you long for a time when men really knew how to dress? Offering tips on everything from finding a great tailor to selecting the perfect linen shirt, these three old-fashioned etiquette books are full of sartorial advice for your groom. My favorite, Etiquette for the Well-Dressed Man, will definitely prevent your groom from making a fashion faux-pas. —Kathryn Papanek

Check out a sampling of the book's best golden age fashion tips below:

"It is a mistake to suppose that it is a waste of time to dress well; a well-dressed man need not spend any more time in dressing than a badly dressed man does...

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