Oh, the power of the tuxedo. Synonymous with a certain James Bond and dapper Hollywood types running the sharply clothed gamut from George Clooney to Robert Pattinson (in film premiere mode, obviously), a good tux can take you from everyman to gent in the time it takes to… well, get dressed.

It’s a true investment piece that’ll see you through every fancy event, but – at the same time – is versatile enough to weather all the festive season has to throw at you. Here we show you how to get the most bang for your tuxedo buck, and look ace while doing it.