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How can I stand out with my tie on the wedding day?

By Courtney Baldwin on 2019-03-05

How grooms can stand out with a different tie

Question:

My wedding is this June and me and my groomsmen will be wearing the TGS Navy Blue suiting.  My groomsmen and I all would like to wear bow ties but I want to make sure that everyone knows that I am the groom.  Do you have any tips on what I can do? 

Answer:

Thank you for writing in and congratulations on your upcoming wedding! It is great that you and your groomsmen would like to wear bow ties for the big day.  I would recommend that you choose a different bow tie than your groomsmen to help distinguish you as the groom.  If your groomsmen are wearing solid bow ties, you could select a bow tie with a wedding appropriate pattern or consider choosing a solid white or ivory bow tie to complement the bride’s gown.  Whichever color/pattern you choose, make sure to purchase a self-tie bow tie and check out our guide on How To Tie a Bow Tie.

About the Author

Courtney Baldwin

Courtney Arrington-Baldwin is the co-author of GROOMS: A Professional Stylist’s Guide to Wedding Planning for Every Budget. She has a seasoned background in menswear styling and provides style advice and wardrobe planning. Living in one of the fashion capitals of the world, New York City, she has a sophisticated understanding of wedding style, fit, and budget.