Surprising history of the "Canadian Tuxedo," starring Bing Crosby


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“Canadian Tuxedo”, the epitome of comfort and style.

[note sarcasm]


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So the phrase which is used to make the wearer the butt of a joke at the expense of Canada, was an outfit wholly contrived and worn by Americans, to be able to get entry to Canadian establishments that thought denim-on-denim was awful? Well I never!


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That’s right, bub, and I hear he didn’t even like hockey.


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Denim on denim actually is awful.


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It sure is, but it’s an American Tuxedo as far as I’m concerned


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Until relatively recently I always heard it referred to as as Jersey Tuxedo.


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$1800! Yow!


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So what the hell are you supposed to wear a denim jacket with? Shorts? Suit pants? Tights?


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