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Brown Shoes with a Black Suit?

My groomsmen and I will be wearing the Classic Black Suit. I really had my mind set on wearing brown shoes for the wedding day. Is this possible? There are a couple of key things to consider when wearing brown shoes with a black suit. The first thing to consider is the shade of brown. The second is accessories.

Patterned tie with wedding suit

Patterned Tie with Wedding Suit?

When selecting a necktie other than a solid necktie for the wedding day, the key is to select one that says "special occasion." Consider a necktie with a pin dot or floral print pattern.

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Can I Have Two Best Men?

Can I have two best men? The most important thing to remember is that your wedding day is literally YOUR day. Which means anything is open for consideration as long as you and your fiancee agree on it. That being said, if you want to have two best men, go for it!

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How to Propose to My Groomsmen?

What's the best way to ask them? Consider inviting them for pool and present them with a small gift. There are a lot of fun personalized gifts available nowadays or card and a small gift. Personalized gift options include beer and whiskey labels, flasks and shot glasses, socks, or cigars.

Wedding Day First Look

What's the Purpose of a First Look?

Our wedding planner recommended that we do a first look before the wedding ceremony. Is it necessary and what are the benefits? You can have dedicated time to admire these stylish wedding day looks that you have spent so much time on as well as exchange some private words before the festivities get really busy.

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When to Take Off Suit Jacket?

I am getting married next month in Washington D.C. and it is likely going to be so hot! I am just wondering when I can take off the jacket during the wedding day. Keep the jacket until after the first dance, mother-son dance and toasts are done. You could also consider wearing the 3-piece version to the suit.

Grooms A Professional Stylist's Guide to Wedding Day Apparel

Books for Grooms?

I was wondering if there are any books that you would recommend for grooms? Pick up Stuff Every Groom Should Know by Eric San Juan. Another, book that I recommend is The Everything Groom Book: A Survival Guide for Men! by Shelly Hagan. Grooms: A Professional Stylist's Guide to Wedding Apparel for Every Budget.

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Ring Bearer Button Rules?

Button rules for ring bearers? My son is wearing the Textured Gray Boy's Suit, the 3-piece version. I am trying to figure out if the jacket and vest should both be buttoned. For the suit jacket, follow the Always Never Button Rule. ALWAYS fasten the top button and NEVER fasten the bottom button of a two-button suit.

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Fun Shoes for Women's Tuxedo?

I love shoes and would love to wear a cool high heel that might be unexpected for the wedding day but still tasteful. Is there anything that you would recommend? Wearing the Ivory Women’s Tuxedo provides lots of options for a feature shoe.

Pocket watch for wedding day

Pocket Watch for Wedding Day?

Pocket watch for the wedding day? Is there a way for me to wear a pocket watch on my wedding day or are pocket watches not popular anymore? You can most certainly use the antique pocket watch for your wedding day look!

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Groom & Groom Black-Tie Wedding Style?

Groom & Groom Black-Tie Wedding Style? You are not obligated to both wear the same tuxedo, unless you want to. In fact, we recommend that you both choose looks that are representative of your individual styles and personalities.

Guide on what to wear to a rehearsal dinner. Instead of a white rehearsal dinner dress, try a white women’s tuxedo.

What to wear to a rehearsal dinner?

Not sure what to wear to a rehearsal dinner? Here is a guide to rehearsal dinner attire. Try a white women’s tuxedo instead of a rehearsal dinner dress!