A Chicago man named Todd Mombach will walk down the aisle in December — and he’s wearing lululemon.
The yoga brand answered Mombach’s request posted on their “Hey lululemon” customer forum back in December. He wrote: “How many people hate to dress up because they get WAY TOO HOT and uncomfortable. I for one do. I’m engaged and getting married soon... LULU DESIGN MY TUX!”
The Canadian athletic apparel company answered Mombach’s pleas and delivered a one-of-a-kind tuxedo by their in-house designer Cara Sumpton just months later. The masterpiece was deemed “Todd Tux.”
Todd Tux is not just any tuxedo. No. Sumpton posted a rundown of its many features before sending it on its way to the groom-to-be:
Suit pimping complete!!! Embroidered labels, flask pocket, cigar pocket, reflective pocket square.... Todd, I shared this picture on my instagram, and all the boys are SOOO jealous!! Also please note that I was having a little happy hour beer while working on this, so my apologies if the stitching isn’t quiiite perfect ;)
Somerlea is sending this to you this week, so expect to get it very soon! One thing—please promise us that you will press the shit out of this before the big day!! The fabric is 4-way-stretch, wicking and breathable, so it doesn’t really wrinkle, but it looks a little softer than most suits, and we want to make sure you look extra cripsy on your big day! Enjoy! Cara
Here is Todd Tux on a model:
Mombach told Yahoo! Shine that lululemon’s dedication and delivery of the project took him by surprise. But he said feedback and reactions “have been out of this world” — as, “no one has seen, or even heard, of anything like it.”
No word on Mombach’s future bride’s feelings on the whole scenario, but we wouldn’t think twice if a request for a matching knit wedding gown pops up before their big day.
h/t Yahoo! Shine