“As a groom, a beautiful navy blue suit or light grey suit would look fantastic,” says Ramos. Color is another key component. “Always have a mind toward what the bride is wearing,” says Detwiler. “Lighter colors work well [for spring], but a black or a navy tuxedo is seasonless and always appropriate.
What color should the groom’s suit be?
If you are opting for a tuxedo, it should always be black. But for a three-piece suit the colors blue, dark blue, midnight blue and charcoal grey are best in enhancing the personality of the groom.
Can a groom wear a suit to a wedding?
Bottom line: Opt for a tuxedo if your wedding is a formal or black-tie evening affair, and stick with a suit for a more casual or daytime event. That said, there’s no hard and fast rule—so if YOU just want to feel fancy go ahead and strut that tux no matter what type of wedding you’re having!
How can I make my groom stand out?
- Opt for a different suit.
- Wear a contrast waistcoat.
- Pick a different tie & pocket square.
- Make a statement with accessories.
- Wear different shoes.
When should the groom buy his suit?
Ideally, ordering your suit 4-6 months out is what we recommend. This gives the groom and the wedding party plenty of time to get their suits, try them on, and get any necessary in-person alterations made.
Can you wear the same color suit as the groom?
As a rule, you should complement the groom. This means wearing an ensemble of similar formality and color, but not exactly the same thing that the groom is wearing. An exception to this would be if you’re all wearing tuxedos, in which case it’s perfectly appropriate to dress identically.
How can the groom stand out from the groomsmen?
- Switch up your tie. If your groomsmen are sporting long neck ties, consider wearing a bow tie instead.
- Add a boutonniere.
- Slightly elevate your style.
- Mix-and-match colors.
- Play with prints.
Does the groom wear the same color tie as the groomsmen?
We’ve seen the groom wear a tie in the main wedding color while the groomsmen wear an accent color. Or, for a more traditional look, the groom can wear a neutral color tie (black, white or ivory) while the groomsmen wear a tie that matches the wedding color. For an ombre look, put everyone in a different color tie.
What is the flower called that the groom wears?
A boutonnière (French: [bu. tɔ. njɛʁ]) is a floral decoration, typically a single flower or bud, worn on the lapel of a tuxedo or suit jacket.
Why do grooms wear black?
Wearing black is a simple but attractive method to avoid drawing attention away from the bride and groom, who should be the focus of attention. But it also represents wealth and exclusivity. Traditionally, most suits are black, and so, most grooms wear black.
What should a groom wear?
- FULL FORMAL / WHITE TIE / EVENING TAILS.
- FULL FORMAL DAY DRESS / MORNING SUIT.
- SEMI-FORMAL EVENING / BLACK TIE / TUXEDO (AKA DINNER JACKET) / SMOKING JACKET.
- SEMI-FORMAL DAY DRESS / STROLLER ( AKA BLACK LOUNGE/ STRESEMANN /DIRECTOR )
- CONVENTIONAL / THE WEDDING SUIT (SINGLE OR DOUBLE-BREASTED)
Does groom wear different suit than groomsmen?
Traditionally, the groomsmen wear attire that’s the same as or similar to that of the groom, but it’s up to you. Even if you aren’t planning for all the men in your wedding party to wear the exact same suit or tux, it’s important that their outfits match in style and feel with yours.
Should the groom’s tie match the bridesmaids?
Your groomsmen ties don’t necessarily need to match your bridesmaid dresses, but they do need to coordinate with them and with the groom’s outfit. If you aren’t interested in picture-perfect matching, consider using ombre or mix-and-match looks to bring cohesion to your wedding party.
Does the groom pay for the groomsmen?
Should the Groom Offer to Pay for the Groomsmen Suits? As a rule, the groomsmen should expect to pay for their groomsmen wedding suits; it’s part of the deal when they agree to be a part of your wedding party.
Who decides what the groom wears?
Most grooms will be responsible for sorting out their own outfit. The ushers and grooms father can be left to choose their own designs unless they are to be matching also.
Does the groom pay for the best man’s suit?
Groom and Groom’s family: The groom’s outfit. The best man’s suit and ushers’ outfits (NB. As with the bridesmaids, these now tend to be bought by the groomsmen themselves)
Is it cheaper to buy or rent a suit?
Simply put – as a one-time outlay of cash, renting is the more economical option hands down. The average price of a tux/suit rental usually comes in around $150-$185.
Who should have matching suits at a wedding?
The groom and groomsmen should be wearing the same outfit as the father of the bride. However, he should compliment them in terms both of formality and colour. If all the groomsmen wear light-colored suits, then dad should also choose a lighter-colored suit.
Does father of groom match groomsmen?
Should Fathers Match the Groomsmen? As a general rule, the fathers should at least match the level of formality of the groomsmen. That means if the groomsmen are wearing tuxes, the fathers should wear tuxes as well. If the groomsmen are in suits, they should at least wear a suit.
You may already know the most popular color for wedding guests. It’s blue. And navy blue beats all other shades combined. This deep color invokes the feeling of truth and tranquility.
What color boutonniere should the groom wear?
Boutonnieres should have at least one blossom or accent from the bouquet, and a color that is used in other flowers, linens, or decor. And of course, you’ll want the color to look great against the lapel and go well with the rest of your look.
How do you know the best man?
Give Him a Different Look The first way to make your best man stand out is visually. If all of the groomsmen are wearing ties, maybe he can wear a bow tie. Another fun option is to gift him a unique pocket square that’s a different color or pattern than what the other groomsmen are wearing.
Do groomsmen need pocket squares?
Yes. Groomsmen need to wear pocket squares and boutonnieres. If the boutonniere is bold, balance the look by wearing a more neutral pocket square.
How much money should the groom’s parents give?
“We suggest no less than $100, but prefer $350 or more since that is an average fee for most wedding musicians when compared to others involved with the ceremony.” Another cost the groom’s family takes care of is the officiant’s lodging.
Should a groom wear a watch?
Surprisingly versatile and elegant, a classic watch will make any bride look put together and can easily turn into a wardrobe essential once the big day is over. For grooms, watches are a bit more common and should always be considered when looking for the perfect accessory to go along with a tux.