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The Gentlemen’s Guide: What to Wear to a Wedding

Wedding Looks For Every Season Cover

What’s more important than what the groom wears to his own wedding?  What YOU wear, of course, the most important guest!  You should also look your best, and bring your A-game when it comes to showcasing your style. Hey, you never know which of the bridesmaids you’re going to meet. Weddings can either make the best date nights, or one the best fashion show you will attend– assuming your friends are as sartorially savvy as you are.

Think about it, you get all cleaned up in your best suit, shoes, tie, etc., and either bring a hot date, or meet one throughout the evening. Regardless of what your situation is, you should look awesome at a wedding.  But, there’s a few things to remember when choosing your outfit. Whatever season the wedding you are attending is in, will determine what you wear.

These are the men’s wedding style guides for 2015.

Jump to Your Season:

Men’s Fall Wedding Attire


  • Textured suits, such as tweed are good for this season
  • Plaid suits (not heavy plaid, that would be bad) are good for this season
  • Mix-matching is okay. It’s not a very formal season, and depending on where the reception is held, you can get away with wearing a jacket that is a different color than your pants. But, they should still match somehow.

Men’s Fall Wedding Looks

Pumpkin, Spice, and Sexy Fall Wedding Look

Pumpkin Spice and Sexy Fall Wedding LookSuit $3395 / Tie $230 / Handkerchief $30 / Dress Shirt $205 / Shoes $325 / Watch $338

Chocolate Smooth Wedding Look

Chocolate Smooth Fall Wedding Look

Jacket $2795 / Pants $40 / Dress Shirt $205 / Shoes $325 / Tie $135

50 Shades of Grey Fall Look

Shades of Grey Fall Wedding Look

Suit $499 / Tie $12 / Shoes $545 / Shirt $99

What to Wear to a Winter Wedding


  • Dark suits unite. Blacks, blue, charcoals… all very popular suit colors for this season.
  • Stay away from khaki suits and linen suits
  • Pair suits with bold colored shirts
  • Your shoe selection should be more formal than any other season
  • Suede and/or velvet suits are acceptable for this season

Winter Wedding Men’s Looks

Winter Blues Wedding Look

WInter Blues Wedding Look

Blue Slim Fit Suit $1485 / White Dress Shirt $180 / Black Dress Shoes $545 / Handkerchief $12 / Black Skinny Tie $23

Class & Swag Winter Wedding Look

class and swag winter wedding lookSuit $3595 / Dress Shirt $30 / Handkercheif $62 / Shoes $104 / Tie $49

Black & Blues Winter Wedding Look

black and blues winter wedding look

Suit $1700 / Dress Shirt $45 / Tie $60 / Handkerchief $12 / Belt $73 / Shoes $400

What To Wear To a Spring Wedding


  • Bust out that white. It’s finally okay to wear your white or ivory suits
  • Light fabric suits – such as linen and seersucker suits are perfect
  • Pair suits with light colored dress shirts

Men’s Spring Wedding Looks

Just Peachy Spring Wedding Look

Just Peachy Spring Wedding Look

Suit $899 / Dress Shirt $30 / Shoes $325 / Belt $295 / Handkerchief $12

Earth Toned Spring Wedding Look

Earth Toned Spring Wedding LookSuit $3395 / Tie $40 / Belt $130 / Shoes $325 / Dress Shirt $35 / Handkerchief $12

Nautical Spring Wedding Look

nautical spring wedding look

Jacket $165 / Pants $168 / Dress Shirt $30 / Tie $79 / Shoes $284

What To Wear To A Summer Wedding


  • Time to play with bold, rich colors… get creative
  • Linen suits are still okay, but don’t say no to heavier suits… and no black
  • Add some quirkiness to your suit… summer is the season to get creative; for example, light suit, light shirt? Pair with a handkerchief with bold colors and patterns, and a textured shoe.  Also, this is the time to bust out your favorite loafers.

Men’s Summer Wedding Looks

Nantucket Summer Wedding Look

nantucket summer wedding lookSuit $798 / Dress Shirt $45 / Shoes $320 / Handkerchief $47 / Watch $97

Moonlight Summer Wedding Look

moonlight summer wedding lookSuit $5325 / Tie $175 / Shoes $240 / Dress Shirt $180 

Sunny Day Wedding Look

Sunny Day Wedding Look

Suit $2594 / Dress Shirt $49 / Tie $7.90 / Shoes $38

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