Style Inspiration: Tuxedos, Redefined

When you hear the word “tuxedo” you probably think of George Clooney at the Oscars and hedge fund managers sipping champagne at stuffy black tie events. But as you can see, there’s a whole different side to the tuxedo: it’s a fun, feminine style to try out this summer in the form of chic shorts, crisp jackets, and cheeky swimsuits. Shopping details after the jump!

Clockwise from top right:

Tuxedo Shorts, $108, Guess

Bow Tie Necklace, $8, Etsy

White Jacket, $45, Modcloth

Swimsuit, $124, Fables By Barrie

Pumps, $43, Wild Free