Wedding Ideas: Menswear
Get your groom, his best man and ushers looking truly gorgeous with our top menswear tips. Looking to buy or hire wedding suits? Find your nearest menswear stockist here.
Whether you're hiring or buying your menswear, you're likely to be juggling quite a few suits by the time the wedding rolls around. Here's our last-minute menswear checklist to ensure that the men have everything they need for the big day...
It’s easy to get caught up on your wedding dress or your bridesmaid dresses, but what about the groom? Read More
For some grooms, their wedding day is one of the rare occasions that they put on a formal suit, and hiring makes perfect sense. For others, every time they hire, they kick themselves that they didn’t buy the first time they needed a suit as they would have recouped their money by now.
If you are considering a morning suit, then it is important to understand traditional morning suit etiquette. As Mark Twain said, "the clothes make the man"; it is important you choose attire that fits the occasion. For men who want to look the part - the morning suit is acceptable formal daywear, and tuxedos, also known as dinner jackets, are the acceptable evening wear option.
For some grooms, their wedding day is one of the rare occasion they put on a formal suit, and hiring makes perfect sense. For others, every time they hire they kick themselves that they didn't buy the first time they needed a suit as they would have recouped their money by now.
When it comes to picking out your suits for the wedding, menswear can be surprisingly complicated! There are different styles of suits that are suitable for weddings of different seasons and formalities, so shop around once you have your date and venue confirmed.
A 3 piece suit is the must have for style-conscious grooms next season. If you are getting married in the height of summer you should be looking at either a 9 ounce wool or even a lightweight linen suit. It is always preferable to go for made to measure rather than off-the-peg to achieve a smart tailored look. Marc Wallace offer a range of handmade suits and accessories to compliment your look.Read More
Your colours will need to compliment the bridesmaids' dresses, so get as much information on those as possible, a sample of the fabric would really help you out. Don't go over the top with matching your waistcoat, tie and hankerchief - the general idea is to choose a patterned waistcoat, in-keeping with the general colour theme of the wedding, and then highlight the main colour - usually worn by the bridesmaids - by wearing a plain cravat or tie, and handkerchief.Read More
Wow .. .what a surprise. It seems that black is out for the chaps, and traditional tails are being replaced with suits.
The trendy groom will be wearing coloured linens this year, as demonstrated on the catwalk by Moss.
Wedding bow ties are quickly becoming one of my favourite wedding trends, so quick, get ahead of the trend and find the bow tie that 'ties your knot'!Read More
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