How the Groom’s and Groomsmen’s Attire Help Create Your Perfect Wedding Theme

groomThe overall look of the wedding is most apparent in two places: One is the processional and the image that the bride, groom, bridesmaids and groomsmen create as they walk down the aisle and participate in the ceremony. And the other is in the photos of the wedding party.

The attire that the wedding party wears plays big part in creating a beautiful vision in this once-in-a-lifetime event. When thinking of wedding party attire, it is usually the bridesmaid dresses that come to mind. But the groom’s and groomsmen’s attire are just as important.

When choosing attire for the men, it is best to have the groom’s attire slightly different from the groomsmen’s. Examples of this can be seen in the three weddings featured below. In the first one, the groom wears a different suit and tie from his groomsmen but they blend perfectly. In the second one, the groom wears a white tie, pocket square and boutonnière while the groomsmen wear red. In the third one, the groom wears a jacket while the groomsmen wear vests. His tie is different also. These subtle differences are perfectly executed and allow the groom to stand out from the other men in the wedding party, yet create a visually appealing look.

The formality of the men’s attire should match the formality of the wedding. If you are having a black-tie (or white-tie) wedding, it really makes it easier because most everything in their attire is already established. However, if the style of your wedding means that the men will wear suits, you and your groom have lots of decisions to make!

Take a look at the pictures below and you can see how perfectly the men’s attire complements the bridesmaids’ dresses and what a beautiful vision they create together. A cohesive look as seen below gives the most impact, helps create gorgeous wedding photos and makes wedding guests say “wow”!

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Check out our Pinterest board: Groom and Groomsmen Wedding Attire

Blog posts on Bridesmaids dresses:
Bridesmaid Dresses – Eight Awesome Options
10 Things You Must Know About Long Bridesmaid Dresses
10 Mistakes to Avoid With Short Bridesmaid Dresses

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About Sher Silver

Sher Silver has been active in the bridal industry for more than 25 years. She was on the Pace Communications’ team that launched Elegant Bride magazine and she served as its VP/General Manager. In 1991, she was asked to start up the Exclusively Weddings’ division for Pace and develop its catalog and product line of wedding accessories, favors and wedding party gifts. Once the original assortment of products was successful, she soon laid the groundwork for adding wedding invitations to Exclusively Weddings’ assortment. This included printing them in-house, so that exacting standards could be adhered to. She brought together an array of wedding invitation designs and price points that incorporated a mix of styles from classic to contemporary. Elegant and tasteful, these invitations set a fresh, new precedent in the industry and Exclusively Weddings continues to be known for offering invitations with both style and value. In addition, Sher has a passion for developing products that make it easier for brides to plan their weddings. She conceived, developed, and was editorial director of The Handbook of Wedding Invitations and the popular wedding planning system, The Organized Bride®. She has also created a wide variety of innovative, best-selling wedding products such as personalized wedding day totes for bridesmaids, Daddy’s Girl® frame, “To Dry Your Tears®” hanky for mother of the bride, personalized pouches for wedding rings, wedding welcome bags for out of town guests and more! Sher loves helping brides with questions they may have about their big day and providing valuable information and ideas to make wedding planning easier.

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