Hundreds of articles on the Internet talk about what brides should wear and what beauty regimes they should follow. However, very few of them discuss what grooms should wear and what they shouldn’t.

Groom’s fashion is not limited to a suit and a tie; there are many elements to consider, such as the attire’s colour and the accessories that pull an entire ensemble together.

With all these things in mind, we’ve listed five groom fashion mistakes to avoid. Getting your wedding style right will lift your confidence on the big day and make you look awesome in all the wedding photos. Read on to find out more!

Mistake #1: Wearing a Poorly Fitted Tuxedo or Suit

Do you want to look back on your wedding photos, which were captured and processed by a professional to whom you paid a lot of money, and discover that the jacket is baggy and the sleeves are too long?

Wearing a perfectly fitting tuxedo or suit at your wedding is critical. Pick out every detail of your garments—from the collar to the cuff, the shoulder type to the lapels, and much more. Besides, spend a few extra dollars on a fabric that is 100% wool. It’ll feel and look better than a polyester blend.

Ensure to put your suit or tuxedo on and get it fitted before going down the aisle. After all, you want to appear your best together with your bride!

Mistake #2: Not Coordinating With Your Partner

You certainly don’t want to feel like an outsider at your wedding. That’s why it’s essential to complement your partner and the colour palette of your nuptials.

In addition to colours, you should coordinate by choosing the same wedding florals for your buttonhole, wearing the same jewellery, or donning matching jewellery. There are many options you can choose from!

Mistake #3: Wearing Too Many Accessories

Accessories are a great way to show off your personal style, but you should wear them sparingly and with care. Sporting subtle accessories is advisable, as they elevate a look and don’t detract from your ensemble.

Here are some common accessories for grooms:

  • Tie or bow tie
  • Cufflinks
  • Watch
  • Pocket square
  • Buttonhole
Pocket Square

Accessorize your suit with a pocket square

Mistake #4: Being Too Stylish on Your Wedding Day

It’s great to have a signature and custom look on your wedding day. However, following the newest trends is one of the biggest fashion mistakes you can make. The “cool suit fad” of today can be embarrassing tomorrow.

For a timeless wedding appearance, consider a wedding suit design that is traditional and understated. You should check well-known magazines or websites like The Groom Club for more ideas about a classic suit.

Mistake #5: Procrastinating and Waiting Until the Last Minute

Many things can go wrong if you procrastinate and wait until the last minute to pick up your outfits. Whether you order a custom-made suit or something off-the-rack, it’s best to commit several months in advance to prevent unforeseen challenges.

You’ll want to allow time for a fitting once your garments are completed and for any stress-free adjustments for you and your partner.

Dress for the Big Day

To prepare the best for your big day, you should pick garment pieces that fit your body and wedding theme. By avoiding these five fashion mistakes, you can look confident, knowing everyone will focus on the dashing gentleman heading down the aisle to say, “I do.”

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