Ways to Customize Your Suit or Tuxedo Rental

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All too often, men choose tra­di­tion­al suits and tuxe­dos that don’t empha­size their indi­vid­ual style pref­er­ences. For your spe­cial day, make sure you cus­tomize your suit or tuxe­do rental with pieces that real­ly make you stand out. You’ll feel more com­fort­able and out­go­ing in clothes that express your per­son­al­i­ty. Plus, pho­tos of the event will show you look­ing top-notch and real­ly illus­trate how much fun you and your friends had.

It’s easy to cus­tomize suits and tuxe­dos when you rent them online from a com­pa­ny that has thou­sands of acces­sories. It makes col­or-match­ing a breeze and the pos­si­bil­i­ties end­less.

groom and groomsmen in blue suits showing off fun socks

Socks

If you’ve been pay­ing atten­tion at all, you’ll have real­ized that gone are the days of dull socks. Not many peo­ple will see your socks on your wed­ding day, but you can still use them to add your own per­son­al­i­ty to an out­fit. Choose bright col­ors or fun pat­terns. Or bet­ter yet, go with some­thing sil­ly that match­es your per­son­al­i­ty or the wed­ding theme. Get­ting mar­ried in the desert? Cac­ti socks are cool! Love dogs? Try out our Pup Socks to rock a fun look and help out the ASPCA. If you do choose to wear fun socks, show them off accord­ing­ly. They make for a great keep­sake for your grooms­men, as well.

Ties

The typ­i­cal, black tuxe­do tie or bowtie looks great for ele­gant events. The name “black-tie affair is, after all, derived from the black tie. But for less for­mal events, you always have the option to spice it up a bit. You can add a splash of col­or to make your tuxe­do or suit look more fes­tive for the occa­sion. Or throw in a pat­tern for a bit more flair. Feel free to mix and match your ties to reflect your per­son­al­i­ty and the per­son­al­i­ties of your grooms­men.

groom and groomsmen in blue suits with red ties

Lapel Pins

Lapel pins show that you and your friends are togeth­er as a group. They’re per­fect for bach­e­lor and wed­ding par­ties when you want to show your close friends how much you val­ue them. It’s also a great way to add a small per­son­al­iza­tion that is not dis­tract­ing to the com­plete look. In lieu of bou­ton­nieres, lapel pins can be as sim­ple as a small, faux flower or as fun as per­son­al as you want.

Shoes

Buy­ing shoes for a spe­cial occa­sion can cost a lot of mon­ey, espe­cial­ly if you’re not sure you’ll ever wear them again. I’m think­ing of those glossy tuxe­do shoes. Rent­ing shoes online lets you save mon­ey while cus­tomiz­ing your tuxe­do or suit for an event. It’s a great way to make sure all the grooms­men match, too.

Shirts

You won’t believe how many types of shirts there are for tuxe­dos. Some have plain fronts, pleat­ed fronts, or pique bib fronts that look very for­mal. You also get to choose between a vari­ety of fab­rics, col­lar styles, and cuff styles to com­plete the suit’s look. Then there are even more options when it comes to suits. There’s a whole world of col­ors await­ing you. Although, if you’re a more tra­di­tion­al guy, we always rec­om­mend a stur­dy, white shirt.

groom and groomsmen in blue suit and red ties

Vests

Vests can add a lot of atti­tude and col­or to an out­fit. You can choose from sol­id col­or vests or pat­terned vests with a mod­ern aes­thet­ic. Adding a vest changes your look from a two-piece suit to a three-piece, Gen­er­a­tion Tux offers the match­ing vest and suit but all of their col­ors com­ple­ment one anoth­er. Feel free to mix and match.

Cummerbunds

Cum­mer­bunds may seem old-fash­ioned, but they serve a pur­pose when you wear a sin­gle-breast­ed jack­et. Wear­ing a cum­mer­bund hides your waist, which is per­fect when you don’t want to wear a belt. Although, word to the wise, if you’re more on the hefty side, def­i­nite­ly go with a vest instead of a cum­mer­bund. Tra­di­tion­al­ly, men don’t wear cum­mer­bunds with ties. Bowties are okay, though!

Cufflinks

Cuf­flinks are jew­el­ry for your shirt. Most peo­ple choose to rent sim­ple cuf­flinks that add a small amount of glit­ter to their suits and tux­es. Keep in mind that you only need cuf­flinks for French cuff shirts, which don’t come with but­tons. Most sets of cuf­flinks will offer studs, as well, if you’re wear­ing a tuxe­do. It real­ly is a great acces­so­ry.

wedding processional bride and groom in blue suit kissing

Suspenders

Peo­ple won’t see your sus­penders when you have your suit or tuxe­do jack­et on. Once you start danc­ing at a wed­ding recep­tion, though, the jack­et comes off and every­one can view the sus­penders. Sus­penders not only add to your style but also keep your pants firm­ly in posi­tion while you dance the night away.

Belts

The type of belt that you choose usu­al­ly depends on the col­or of the suit that you wear. Tra­di­tion­al­ly, black suits require black belts. If you choose a blue suit, though, a brown belt can look ter­rif­ic.

Cus­tomize your next suit or tuxe­do rental by vis­it­ing Gen­er­a­tion Tux and explor­ing how we can make your union extra­or­di­nary.

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