How to Choose a Suit or Tux for Your Wedding

A man’s wedding is one of the most important days in his life. And dressing impeccably is imperative for this momentous occasion. The groom’s suit and the suits for the groomsmen should complement the venue and coordinate with the theme. But, how are suits selected? And, what accessories are there? Here are a few rules to follow for that special day.

Select Suiting Based on the Theme and Venue

Two-piece suits. Three piece suits. Picking out a suit and dressing groomsmen can prove challenging. But, the process is relatively simple. Finding a great suit and accessories is an accomplishment. A man feels successful and can show a little swag at the reception. That’s why where a man gets married and the theme is important.

The location can change the style of suiting and the fabric. Outdoor wedding locations on the beach might warrant lighter colors and fabrics. Trends include blue suits or gray suits. Indoor weddings at a church might call for more traditional colors such as navy suits or black suits.

Bride and Groom on the beach, groomsmen wearing Slate Blue Notch Lapel Suit

Coordinate the Accessories to Match Color Schemes

Having the right suit and accessories can give a man confidence. Accessories include neckties, bow ties, suspenders, pocket squares, and cufflinks.

Bow Tie, Necktie, or No Tie

Will the look include a bow tie or a necktie? A black bow tie with a black suit is classic. But, if selecting a colored tie, try to color match the wedding theme or flowers. And, remember, you don’t have to go the traditional route. Wearing no tie is fine for casual weddings like backyards or farms.

Suspenders or a Belt

Suit pants traditionally have belt loops. You can wear suspenders with a suit as a personal preference. But, it’s considered a fashion no-no to wear suspenders and a belt together.

Pocket Squares

A small pocket square can be worn in the breast pocket. Select a coordinating color that matches the wedding theme and bridesmaid dresses.

Mystic Blue Peak Lapel Suit, groom and groomsmen.


Wear brown shoes with a blue, tan or gray suit. Wear black shoes with a black or navy suit. Wear flip flops if it’s a beach wedding and wear cowboy boots to backyard nuptials. Some men wear their favorite Converse or Keds to showcase their personal swagger!


Cufflinks are a personal preference. If a groom doesn’t want to wear cufflinks, select a dress shirt with buttons at the cuffs. If wearing cufflinks in silver or gold and a belt is also worn, it should be in the same metal, i.e., gold cufflinks and a gold belt.

Personal Accents

To personalize a wedding theme, consider a flower in a suit lapel. Or, socks in a bold color or striped-pattern. Some men select matching cowboy hats for a barn wedding or beach hats at an exotic locale. Accents and accessories are easy to come up with and ordering suits is even easier.

Bride and Groom kissing. Slate Blue Notch Lapel Suit.

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Ordering Wedding Suits Just Got Easier

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With over 20 styles and thousands of color accessories, grooms and groomsmen are guaranteed to find the perfect look. Generation Tux’s modern and slim designs feature luxury quality fabrics with a full range of sizing.

Generation Tux delivers suits straight to the groom and groomsmen’s front door about 14 days before the big event. Convenient. Stress-free. That’s the way elegant suiting should be.

Navy Blue Notch Lapel Suit, groomsmen, and fun socks.

Choose a Suit Color and Fabric

Gray Sharkskin, Slate Blue, Bright Blue, Light Gray Plaid, and Indigo just to name a few. The styles are elegant and refined. And, getting suited up for the big day has never been easier.

Select Looks for the Groomsmen

Next, select the suiting style for the groomsmen’s suits and include their email addresses and phone numbers.

Generation Tux will send an email invitation to the groomsmen, once the groom has selected his desired look. Eliminating the groomsmen from selecting the wrong items. They reserve their rentals online. And, there’s one more thing. If there are five groomsmen, the groom’s suit is free!

Special Suiting Sizes

Generation Tux offers modern, clean, and crisp suiting. Suiting styles include slim and modern fits and suits for men with bigger builds. And if a suit doesn’t fit, a replacement will be shipped right away. How does Generation Tux know the correct sizes? Generation Tux home try-on helps you find the best fit and quality.

Floral arrangement, fall wedding.

Keep Track of the Wedding Party Orders

Generation Tux’s seamless suit rentals service makes it easy to track the suit orders. All suits will ship about 14 days before the wedding day. If the fits aren’t perfect, a free replacement is sent.

Say “I do” in a stunning suit. Generation Tux specializes in high-quality, well-cut suits at affordable prices. Offering the best suiting and convenience is why Generation Tux online suit rentals are the perfect solution for grooms and groomsmen all over the country.

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