How to Wear a Tuxedo

March 29, 2011

Some of my favorite looks for black tie dressing.

Patrick McGoohan - Double breasted Ivory dinner jacket - Danger Man - Early 1960's

Marlene Dietrich - White tie and tails

Humphrey Bogart - Great shawl collar on the white dinner jacket


Rod Serling - Winning his fourth Emmy Award - Awesome bowtie!

Rod Serling #2 - Here at the 1959 Emmy's with his wife Carol. - I love the narrow shawl collar

Josephine Baker - White tie and tails

Nat King Cole - Great white dinner jacket with mohair trousers

Walter Cronkite - Shawl collar and cummerbund. Love the ivory pocket square

walter cronkite

CBS Style

January 17, 2009

CBS Blackrock Building in New York City

CBS Blackrock Building in New York City

The following photographs are from the LIFE Magazine photography archive.   Here is  a look back at some of the people and places that made CBS such a stylish and illustrious network.

Busy scene in CBS newsroom on election night - November 1952

Busy scene in CBS newsroom on election night - November 1952

TV entertainer, Jackie Gleason, sitting at coffee table, signing new contract with CBS while manager and executives watch - 1956

TV entertainer, Jackie Gleason, sitting at coffee table, signing new contract with CBS while manager and executives watch - 1956

Actors John Ericson (L) and Ralph Bellamy (R) rehearsing scene for Playhouse 90 "Heritage of Anger" at CBS TV City - 1956

Actors John Ericson (L) and Ralph Bellamy (R) rehearsing scene for Playhouse 90 "Heritage of Anger" at CBS TV City - 1956

Composer Frank Loesser, CBS TV producer Edward R. Murrow, Samuel Goldwyn (L-R) & unident. others in Goldwyn's office during CBS crew's visit to set of filming of motion picture "Hans Christian Andersen" - 1952

Composer Frank Loesser, CBS TV producer Edward R. Murrow, Samuel Goldwyn (L-R) & unident. others in Goldwyn's office during CBS crew's visit to set of filming of motion picture "Hans Christian Andersen" - 1952

CBS News correspondent Daniel Schorr working at press table (pipe in mouth) w. unident. others during Watergate hearings - June 1973

CBS News correspondent Daniel Schorr working at press table (pipe in mouth) w. unident. others during Watergate hearings - June 1973

CBS President Frank Stanton sitting at his desk - 1948

CBS President Frank Stanton sitting at his desk - 1948

Designer William Golden with his new "eye design" logo for CBS which was influence by "Shaker Design"

Designer William Golden with his new "eye design" logo for CBS which was influence by "Shaker Design"

CBS White House correspondent Robert Pierpoint - 1965

CBS White House correspondent Robert Pierpoint - 1965

Dr. George Gallup appearing on CBS-Television series called "America Speaks." - 1948

Dr. George Gallup appearing on CBS-Television series called "America Speaks." - 1948

CBS Pres. Fred Friendly - 1967

CBS Pres. Fred Friendly - 1967

Actor Bob Crosby working on a TV commercial at CBS TV City - 1956

Actor Bob Crosby working on a TV commercial at CBS TV City - 1956

Overall exterior view of new CBS Television City complex, consisting of offices and station studios - 1952

Overall exterior view of new CBS Television City complex, consisting of offices and station studios - 1952

Pres. of CBS Frank Stanton - 1966

Pres. of CBS Frank Stanton - 1966

Chairman of CBS William Paley - 1966

Chairman of CBS William Paley - 1966

Men working in the control room of CBS TV City - 1956

Men working in the control room of CBS TV City - 1956

Pres. of CBS Frank Stanton - 1966

Pres. of CBS Frank Stanton - 1966

CBS newman Walter Cronkite filing a report - 1956

CBS newsman Walter Cronkite filing a report - 1956

Mr. Frank Sinatra during recording session at CBS - 1947

Mr. Frank Sinatra during recording session at CBS - 1947