The Scarface White Wedding Suit

Al Pacino as Tony Montana in Scarface (1983).

Al Pacino as Tony Montana in Scarface (1983).

To wrap up the week of weddings, BAMF Style presents the first post about a character who was an adaptation of a character who was based on the man who was likely behind the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.

So, yeah, logical choice for today once you wrap your brain around it.


Al Pacino as Tony Montana, aka “Scarface”, Cuban drug kingpin

Miami, Summer 1982

Film: Scarface
Release Date: December 9, 1983
Director: Brian De Palma
Costume Designer: Patricia Norris


First a con man, then a gangster, and now a volatile drug kingpin; I guess the level of criminality this week grows more intense with each post!

What’d He Wear?

Tony Montana isn’t one for subtle dressing. With a series of floral shirts and bright suit combinations, Montana sets the precedence for the pastel-suited craze that Miami Vice made popular. It only makes sense that Tony’s wedding suit wouldn’t be traditional morning dress or a dark suit; instead, he opts for a white tuxedo that is just as flashy as you’d imagine.

Tony’s suit is actually more of a cream color. The single-breasted jacket fits him generously and hangs off of his torso with padded shoulders and a ventless back. He adorns the left lapel with a white carnation to celebrate the day. There is a 2-button front, but Tony wears it proudly open the whole time. It has a welted breast pocket and straight hip pockets with flaps. The jacket also has 3-button cuffs that appear to be functioning surgeon’s cuffs.

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The suit also consists of a 6-button single-breasted vest with a notched bottom and reverse-pleated trousers with side pockets and plain-hemmed bottoms, worn with a slim tan leather belt.

Underneath, and best seen when he is on the phone with Sosa during the montage, Tony wears a white formal shirt with an attached wing collar and rounded cuffs. The cuffs close with a single button, which is less formal than single or double cuffs that are traditionally worn with formalwear. His bow tie is dark red silk.

Tony, now a married man, proudly leads his pack across his estate.

Tony, now a married man, proudly leads his pack across his estate.

We only get a brief glimpse at Tony’s feet, but he appears to be wearing a pair of tan leather oxfords.

Where Tony really goes nuts is his jewelry. Probably the most decked-out, accessory-wise, of any BAMF on this site, Tony wears no less than six pieces of jewelry during his wedding, obtaining the sixth—his plain gold wedding band—on the wedding day.

He also wears two gold chain necklaces under his shirt, two gold rings on his right hand (with a ruby on his pinky and a diamond on his ring finger), and a gold wristwatch with a dark red dial, likely one of the Concord Delirium watches identified by @la.grande.vie. The watch, which he wears on his left wrist, ties in the dark red from both the bow tie and the ruby ring.

I always wondered what was so damn funny about this phone call that Tony and Sosa were both guffawing.

I always wondered what was so damn funny about this phone call that Tony and Sosa were both guffawing.

Is the whole thing a bit tacky? Yes, and probably more than “a bit”… but it is from an iconic movie and very evident of the character’s excesses.

Go Big or Go Home – Wedding Edition

The Venue

In the film, Tony is married at his sprawling Mediterranean-style Miami estate. In actuality, the mansion is located on the opposing coast, overlooking the Pacific Ocean from Santa Barbara. The mansion is more than 100 years old now, having been originally designed by Bertram Goodhue in 1906 on ten acres.

The Roman Revival mansion has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, which is surprisingly little given the 10,000 sq. ft. size of the house. However, the luxury is in the amenities, which include swimming pools out the wazoo as well as both outdoor and indoor fountains, the latter of which is best known for receiving Tony’s bloody corpse in the finale. (Also, spoiler alert.)

If you’re interested, the most recent buyer of the estate picked it up for a cool $6.2 million, a bargain given its one time price of $35 million. For those on a budget, or those who are only interested in a month’s long version of the Tony Montana lifestyle, it can be rented by the month for $150,000 from Village Properties Realtors.

The Refreshments

Probably lots of cocaine. You should probably just serve champagne, though.

Notable Guests

The gregarious Tony invites his whole gang to the wedding, including guys like Nick the Pig and Ernie. Naturally, his right hand man Manny stands as his best man. I would say that Tony also includes his family as his sister is the maid of honor, but his disapproving mother is nowhere to be seen. (Unless you can prove me wrong).

I've never seen a wedding photo where everyone involved looks so depressed.

I’ve rarely seen a wedding photo where everyone involved looks so depressed.

Poor Elvira doesn’t get much representation, but we can’t feel too bad for her. She does get a tiger, after all.



The Music

We only see the wedding during the über-’80s montage set to Giorgio Moroder’s “Take It to the Limit” which is, admittedly, not the greatest song for a wedding. It definitely suits a Cuban coke dealer in the early ’80s pursuing the American dream though!

How to Get the Look

Al Pacino in Scarface (1983)

Al Pacino in Scarface (1983)

I can’t exactly recommend this look, but if you think you can pull it off, go for it.

  • Cream three-piece suit, consisting of:
    • Single-breasted jacket with notch lapels, 2-button front, welted breast pocket, flapped straight hip pockets, 3-button surgeon’s cuffs, and ventless rear
    • Single-breasted 6-button vest with lower welt pockets and notched bottom
    • Single reverse-pleated trousers with belt loops, side pockets, and plain-hemmed bottoms
  • White formal shirt with attached wing collar, narrow front pleats, and rounded 1-button cuffs
  • Dark red silk bow tie
  • Tan leather belt
  • Tan leather plain-toe oxfords/balmorals
  • 2 gold chain necklaces
  • Gold ring with a large diamond, worn on the right ring finger
  • Gold ring with a dark ruby, worn on the right pinky
  • Gold wedding band, worn on the left ring finger
  • Concord Delirium Mariner gold watch with round burgundy dial on rectangular case and gold “Twist-O-Flex” bracelet
  • White carnation, pinned to left lapel

Do Yourself a Favor and…

Check out the deluxe DVD gift set… which also comes with a copy of the original Scarface from 1932!


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