It’s very easy for men to blend into the field of similarly tuxedo A-listers at a show like the Oscars. Wear black, memorize an Italian designers name if asked, smile and nod and talk about how much more beautiful your spouse is this evening. If you’re standing out, chances are it’s for the wrong reasons: botched tailoring, bold coloring, trying too hard or not at all. But while a few men fell flat the year’s biggest show, most nailed every aspect of their award-winning looks. Here’s what we can all learn from the Oscar examples.