Striped
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Hello, anti-tux

Striped
At left, Gucci blazer ($2,150 at Gucci, Beverly Hills), Ralph Lauren shirt ($265 at Ralph Lauren, Beverly Hills), Reiss jeans $185 at Reiss), Zara shoes ($79 at Zara, Century City), Gucci lapel pin ($320 at Gucci, Beverly Hills). At right, Zegna sport shirt ($165 at Barneys, Beverly Hills), Original Penguin vest ($150 at Original Penguin, Melrose), Giorgio Armani pants ($995 at Giorgio Armani, Beverly Hills), Converse sneakers ($42 at converse.com), Oliver Peoples glasses ($315 at oliverpeoples.com), ToyWatch pocket watch ($850 at Barneys, Beverly Hills). (Anne Cusack, Los Angeles Times)
Dress up and down
John Varvatos suit ($1,695) and shirt ($245) both at John Varvatos, West Hollywood; John Varvatos for Converse shoes ($95 at converse.com); Paul Smith cuff links ($85 at Paul Smith, West Hollywood); Oliver Peoples glasses ($315 at oliverpeoples.com). (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
Casual and classy
Giorgio Armani jacket ($2,395 at Giorgio Armani, Beverly Hills), Ralph Lauren sweater ($650 at Ralph Lauren, Beverly Hills), Levi’s jeans ($99 at Barneys, Beverly Hills), Banana Republic scarf ($48 at Banana Republic, Beverly Hills), David Yurman ring ($550 at David Yurman, Beverly Hills), Stubbs & Wootton shoes ($325 at stubbsandwootton.com), Nixon watch ($75 at Nixonnow.com). (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
With flair
Lacoste jeans ($110 at Lacoste Boutique), Ben Sherman shirt ($89 at Ben Sherman), Rag & Bone jacket ($588 at Barneys), Reiss scarf ($75 at Reiss), D&G belt ($89 at Barneys), Vans shoes ($65 at Vans.com) and Gucci pin ($475 at Gucci). (Anne Cusack, Los Angeles Times)
The essentials
Left to right, cuff links, $4,950 by David Yurman, $85 by Paul Smith and $85 vintage from Everything’s Jake. (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
On the cover
So much more fun than a tux: Amal Guessous cashmere skull sweater ($595, at Barneys New York, Beverly Hills); Ben Sherman blue velvet jacket ($219 at Ben Sherman, West Hollywood); Diesel jeans ($290 at Diesel, West Hollywood); silk scarf ($75 at Reiss, West Hollywood); lapel pin with safety pin and charm ($300 at Chrome Hearts, Los Angeles); and Tag Heuer watch ($2,995 at www.tagheuer.com). (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
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