Groom’s Style Today: What’s In

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Groom’s Style Today…

Many people think that a wedding day is all about the bride, and often forget to include the groom into the equation. While he may not be out shopping all over town for a suit or tuxedo for himself and his groomsmen, a man’s style is as important to the wedding as is the brides gown. Men need to work their own identity into their suits as well so they feel and look as good as their fiancée on the big day.

Accessories…

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This may be the best way to incorporate a man’s style in with the suit that has been chosen; whether its wing tipped shoes, patent black leather or Converse, shoes are always a great accessory. Don’t count out the cufflinks; if there are no cufflink heirlooms that will be used in the wedding, a bride should search online for cufflinks that perfectly represent her man, whether they are plain or even made of Lego’s. Pocket scarves and ties are a great way to incorporate a man’s favorite color (so long as it matches or is a complimentary color to the bridesmaid dresses), and fun socks like colorful argyle are a great addition.

Go Big or Go Home… 

A growing trend recently (and with the help of the film the Great Gatsby) has been an art deco/1920’s look for men; dressed to the nines and ready to impress. To pull this off, the groom and his groomsmen will have to be the kind of men that really want to dress up and won’t mind layers because we’re talking three piece suits, top hats, jackets with tails, gloves, stickpins and more.

Smart Casual…casual wedding attire

Not every wedding is a black tuxedo formal. In recent years, we’ve seen the rise of the smart casual look for weddings, where the groom and his groomsmen don some clothing they are probably much more comfortable in. These options can include jeans paired with wing tipped shoes, a button down and jacket, sweaters or cardigans instead of suit jackets for fall weddings, shorts for summer weddings, and sometimes even plaid button downs to add some color instead of the usual white dress shirt.

Think Color… 

Who said that all suits have to be black? If the bridesmaids are wearing a neutral color (you shouldn’t match bridesmaid dresses and grooms suits), a groom may be interested in adding a big pop of color with his suit. Popular colors from 2014 wedding trends included navy, royal purple, light blue and emerald green. Or, if the groom and his men are feeling particularly brave, style each one with a color of their own color.

No matter what your Groom’s style is, be sure to have fun and make your wedding day exude the love and caring that the two of you share. There is no right or wrong, there is just “Perfect” for the two of you.