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The Ultimate Guide to Groomsmen Attire & Accessories

When it comes to planning your dream wedding, every detail matters, and that includes the attire of your groomsmen. While the focus often falls on the bride's gown and the bridesmaids' dresses, the groomsmen's attire is just as important in creating a cohesive and stylish look for your special day. Whether you're aiming for a classic, modern, or unique theme, we've got you covered with a plethora of groomsman attire ideas, accessories, and color palettes that will perfectly complement your wedding vision.

Classic Suits with a Twist

textured gray suit by suitshop


Classic suits never go out of style, and they provide a timeless and sophisticated look for groomsmen. To add a modern twist, consider playing with different suit colors beyond the traditional black and navy. Charcoal gray suits offer a refined and versatile option that pairs well with a variety of color palettes. For a summer or destination wedding, light gray and tan suits can lend a breezy and elegant vibe.

teal groomsman suit by suitshop


Shopping for something with a little more interest? Try a teal groomsmen palette, for a seaside wedding. Or for a moody fall affair, go for burgundy suits.

Playing with Color Palettes

Like with the bridesmaid dress palette, it can give your wedding an effortless air to mix and match groomsmen suit colors. Charcoal gray and textured gray can work well together, as can light blue and tan. Just make sure the colors of your groomsmen suits complement the bridesmaid dresses so that your big wedding party photos look cohesive.

The idea of mixing and matching the whole bridal party has gained popularity in recent years.  For instance, if the bridesmaids are wearing dresses in varying shades of blue, consider having the groomsmen wear suits in complementary shades of gray or navy. This creates a visually appealing and harmonious overall look for your wedding party.

Express with Accessories

Accessories are the secret weapons that elevate a groomsmen's outfit from good to extraordinary. Help your groomsmen stand out by giving them unique ties or bowties that match your wedding's color scheme. Consider incorporating subtle patterns or textures to add visual interest without overpowering the ensemble.

simon necktie


Pocket squares are another small detail that can make a big impact, allowing your groomsmen to add a pop of color or pattern to their look. Like our neckties and bowties, our Didi Pocket Squares are designed to perfectly match our bridesmaid dress fabrics.

polka dot groomsmen socks by no cold feet


Don’t forget to check out our selection of groomsman socks. 

Casual Chic: Beyond the Traditional Suit

classic suspenders by suitshop


Not every wedding requires a formal suit and tie. If you're planning a more relaxed or rustic wedding, consider embracing a casual chic look for your groomsmen. Skip the jacket and tie and think open-collared shirts and suspenders for a laid-back yet stylish vibe.

Destination Wedding Delight

Destination weddings call for attire that's not only stylish but also comfortable in different climates. For beach weddings, opt for lightweight and breathable fabrics like linen or seersucker suits in soft pastel shades. These materials allow for ease of movement and a breezy, relaxed appearance. Make sure to incorporate beachy accessories like woven belts or sandals for a cohesive tropical vibe.

Formal Elegance: Tuxedos and Bowties

If your wedding is a black-tie affair, tuxedos are the ultimate choice for your groomsmen. Deep navy tuxedos exude sophistication and add a contemporary touch to the formal look. Complete the ensemble with bowties and cufflinks that match the overall color scheme.

In conclusion, the groomsmen's attire is a vital part of your wedding's aesthetic. By exploring various suit options, accessories, and color palettes, you can create a look that perfectly complements your wedding vision. Remember, it's all about creating a cohesive and stylish appearance that reflects the love and joy of your special day. Whether you're going for classic elegance, modern sophistication, or a unique twist, these groomsmen attire ideas will guide you towards making the best choices for your wedding party.