I know I know. You all think Kate Middleton did it first but I had purchased some of the Dictator's clothing long before she even announced she was engaged! HA!
I few months before Xmas last year I spotted this tie while working. (did I mention I work as a buyer for tv shows and movies - it is a dangerous job) (it's got tiny skulls on it!!!)
We had already bought a plain black tie but BORING. I was wearing freaking leopard print - my groom needed some pizazz.... It was a little pricey though. I didn't buy it.
Christmas approaches (ok not christmas exactly but the idea of christmas - more like october approaches) and it is still in the store. DARING me to buy it. Well. I little tie doesn't scare me. I bought it and under the Xmas tree it went. My over the top tie purchase now disguised as a Xmas present. HA HA HAAAAAA....
Jump forward another month or two and my groom still doesn't have a shirt! He has everything else, vest, shoes, ring, BUT NO SHIRT. I tried to get him to go shopping with me to no avail. So I start looking while I'm at work again.
And look what I accidentally found - I didn't even know there was an Alexander McQueen section in the store!
I wanted something with a bit of personality, lightweight, some stretch, not to big of a collar..... It was all those and my favourite designer. It was WAYYYY too much money so I bought it and told the salesperson I would probably have to bring it back - but asked him if we could cut the price tag off in my attempt to get the Dictator to like it.
I took it home and showed it to the dictator.
He smiled. Then he frowned - "where did you buy this?"
I lied "zellers" he totally knew I was lying but he liked it.
He tried it on - a perfect fit.
So yes. My groom wore Alexander McQueen...
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