The Groom’s Style Guide for Every Venue

The Grooms Style Guide for Every Venue

So, you’re getting married! Congrats. Dressing for a wedding venue can be challenging, but we have a game plan for looking your best, whether you’re going traditional or keeping things casual. Here are some ideas for boosting your look and your confidence to make your day even more memorable.

Beach-Bound Ceremony

Beach-Bound Ceremony:

Now, this can be a tricky one, but we’ve got you covered. Although a traditional black, gray, or navy suit might be the standard, you will need to step outside of the box for this. First, consider the sand and weather when you’re choosing your groom attire. You will want to opt for a cotton or linen dress shirt, or even a bold, printed button-down if that’s your style. Be sure to choose a suit in a lighter hue that prioritizes comfort and breathability like this Pronto Uomo Tan Suit. Choosing a style made with performance fabric is a great option, as suits like this one are made with COOLMAX® fiber, which wicks moisture away from the body to the surface of the breathable fabric where it evaporates quickly. This helps you stay dry in 85-degree temps, and its Sorona® fibers offer flexibility and stretch for comfortable wear. Remember, even though you’re the groom, you can also skip the tie for a look that’s beach wedding ready. 

City Hall Wedding

City Hall Wedding:

Headed to City Hall for your nuptials? Well, we have the perfect look that is still dressed up but does not feel like your weekday office suit. For this ceremony, we love a time-honored, Calvin Klein Blue Suit that will have you looking and feeling your best on your wedding day. We are also all about embracing your creativity and enjoying the day. You can always style the suit with a patterned pocket square or tie to give it a unique twist.

Garden Nuptials

Garden Nuptials:

For a garden ceremony, you’ll want to look your best against the naturally beautiful backdrop of a botanical or estate garden. You can’t go wrong with a sophisticated, Calvin Klein Performance Wool Tux in charcoal gray for this setting. Bonus points if you opt for details like a black satin notch lapel. While a tuxedo might be a minimalist choice for your nuptials, it allows the beauty of Mother Nature to pop in every wedding photo. 

Loft Ceremony

Loft Ceremony:

A more industrial setting invites you to get creative with your look for the big day. Details like exposed brick and floor-to-ceiling windows are the perfect backdrop for a unique fit. You can wear an elevated look, like a richly textured, Egara Blue Jacquard Dinner Jacket Tux, or you could modernize a classic suit with a bold printed shirt and pocket square. You could also make a statement with unexpected sneakers. If the foundation of your look is solid, you have full permission to add some flair to your fit.

Formal Ballroom Venue:

Formal Ballroom Venue:

For a more formal event, you will need to wear a suit or tux in a dark color, like black. Consider it an opportunity to invest in a navy suit or a BLACK by Vera Wang Black Peak Lapel Tux. A tuxedo offers the ultimate elegant look, and it is especially appropriate for an evening ceremony. Just don’t forget to wear it with a bow tie—a required accessory for this fit. Finish it off with classic black lace-up dress shoes, or velvet slippers that you can still wear from season to season.

It's All in the Details

It's All in the Details

No matter where you get married or what you wear, we’ve made it easy to choose from a range of fits and sizes. From skinny fit to classic, to big and tall sizes, we have something for everyone. One last piece of advice: Learn before your wedding day. It will make getting dressed even smoother. With these style tips, you will be well on your way to looking your best, from walking down the aisle to letting loose on the dance floor.

Wedding Wingman: Your Personal Stylist

Wedding Wingman: Your Personal Stylist

By now you have found your wedding venue dress code, but what if you’re not sure about planning those looks? That is where Wedding Wingman comes in. We call it your go-to personal stylist that works hard to help you and your wedding party find the perfect look for your wedding day.


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