Loud and busy patterns create the illusion of a smaller frame.
Wear Vertical Stripes
Much like high heels for a dress shoe, vertical stripes run top to bottom, drawing the eye upward. Plus, they also lengthen your frame by elongating the look of the bespoke suit.
1 Button and 2 Button Jackets
Someone who expects to wear black tie regularly will want to invest in the classic formal footwear: patent leather pumps with a black ribbon bow on the front. Modern dressers tend to accuse traditional black tie pumps of looking like either women's shoes or slippers, but this forgets the overall purpose of black tie, which is to provide an outfit unique to the occasion -- in their traditional form, men's formal pumps are only suited to indoors wear. It speaks of luxury and sophistication, and is exclusive to the formal style.