Tuxes and Suits


Finding the Perfect Tux for Your Dapper Groom

by Azure

Want to help your groom look his best when it's time to say I Do? Of course the answer is yes! And we've got just the thing to ensure his wedding day look is dapper, and not a dud! Here are the basics... A Classic Tux, Defined - A suit of black or midnight-blue wool with a lapel of satin or grosgrain, the collar preferably peaked to distinguish it from the notch style favored for business wear. White NOT Black - For the shirt your groom wears beneath his perfect...

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6 Holiday Wedding Party Gifts for Groomsmen

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner, TheManRegistry.com If you’re getting married during the holiday season, treat your wedding party to a festive gift to thank them for their support on your big day. Need some ideas? Here’s a list of five awesome season-appropriate gifts options for your groomsmen: 1. Personalized Zippo Hand Warmer. A perfect gift for groomsmen to use while tailgating, hunting or any other cold-weather outdoor activity, this hand warmer features a sleek and...

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6 Wedding Party Gifts for Sports Fans

by The Man Registry

By Kara Horner, TheManRegistry.com Are you ready for some football? With the start of fall and that crisp chill in the air comes tailgating season. Whether your wedding party is filled with football, basketball, baseball or hockey fanatics—or all of the above—here’s a list of gifts fit for your die-hard sports fans. 1. NFL Rolling Collapsible Cooler – ideal for tailgating, this collapsible rolling cooler with team graphics on the front, top and side has a large, fully...

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15 Wedding Tux Alternatives for Grooms

by Azure

It's easy to forget about the groom's wedding day style, with all the bridal gown shopping, something blue hunting, talk of bustles, corsets, and pick-ups, fingertip vs. cathedral vs. birdcage... you get the idea! But oftentimes, it's the guys that need the most help in the wedding fashion department, as a groom's vision of his dream white aisle style might not be crystal clear. So for our stylish groomies looking for something unique, we've rounded up 15 clever and chic...

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7 Funny Gifts for Groomsmen

by Azure

If the guys standing up in your wedding can appreciate a good gag, consider showing your thanks with a funny groomsmen gift. From one-of-a-kind crocheted beards (just imagine the photo booth photo ops at the reception...) and cheeky luggage tags (see above), to hilariously boozy flasks and cufflinks, here are seven humorous, handmade winners from Etsy... Which funny groomsmen gift do you love?

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5 Fab Alternative Wedding Gifts for the Groom

by Azure

Most brides know that... A gift for the groom is on their list of wedding to do's A watch is the standard gift for the groom from his bride But what if your groom has more watches than he knows what to do with (not a bad problem to have!), or just isn't a watch wearing kid of guy? Never fear! Because there are plenty of rad alternatives, each appealing to a different type of groom. Here are five to get you started... A custom suit: By now, you should know your man's...

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Mix and Match Craze for Bridesmaids: Can Groomsmen Do It Too?

by Azure

Non-uniform bridesmaids are all the rage, but what about the guys? Can they get in on the mix and match trend too? I've seen the good and bad sides of non-uniform groomsmen, and the bad side is pretty ugly... There has to be some element of uniformity, and if all your groom's guys just pick their favorite suit, the end result will be a confusing hodgepodge. To avoid this, make sure all the groomsmen are dressed primarily in the same color family (or in complementary colors). And...

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8 Awesome Grooms’ Cakes for Sports Fans

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com You’ve read our thoughts on the popular groom’s cake tradition before. With fall arriving, there’s not a better time of the year to celebrate your nuptials with one of these unique secondary cakes. Autumn is not only a beautiful time of year to get married; it’s also one of the top times of the year for sports. With football season kicking off and the baseball playoffs getting started, what’s not to love? If your...

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5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Your Groomsmen

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Choosing the members of your wolf pack—or the men who will be the groomsmen in your wedding, in this case—is an important decision in a man’s life. Of course, there are the usual suspects: brothers, close cousins and/or friends (and don’t forget your bride's brother). But before you decide, make sure to consider the size of your wedding and each guy’s ability to commit to the task. If you’re not 100 percent sure...

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The Groom’s Wedding Duties

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Not sure about the groom’s duties when it comes to the wedding plans? While there are no hard and fast rules these days—especially with couples (instead of parents) personally footing more of the bill than ever before—here’s a quick list of the duties the groom typically handles: • Marriage license • Officiant’s fee • Writing vows (if applicable) • The bride’s wedding band • The bride’s...

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Ditch the Converse, Grooms!

by Azure

During my first trip to Men's Wearhouse recently, I came face to face with a full-blown Converse/Chuck Taylors display front and center where grooms, groomsmen and anyone renting a tux go to sign up and get fitted. And I didn't like it. Now, I don't have anything against Converse shoes (I actually own a few pairs), but I'm so ready to say goodbye to the grooms wearing Chuck Taylors trend. To me, it's as played out as cupcake trees and Tiffany blue + chocolate brown. So all I could...

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You Know You’re Dealing with a Groomzilla When…

by Azure

He asks the bride to give up her walk down the aisle so he can make the grand entrance instead. Say what?! Keep reading... I'm not (completely) ashamed to admit that I've caught a few late night episodes of 'Basketball Wives'. Especially since one of the main story lines this season (besides throw-downs, brawls and bottle/drink lobbing) is Chad Ochocinco and Evelyn Lozada's upcoming wedding. Well, upcoming if they can find a Miami venue brave enough to host the event. While at...

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Wedding Vow Writing Do’s and Don’ts

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com If traditional wedding vows just aren’t for you, writing your own can make your ceremony that much more personal and appropriate for you and your fiancé. If you’re considering writing your own wedding vows, here are some tips to you started. - Don’t wait until the last minute. Not only are these the words you’ll be saying aloud in front of all of your family and friends, these are the promises you’ll pledge to make...

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It’s a Groom Thing

by Bitchless Bride

Bridey’s, you’ve spent the last year or so (give or take) planning the big day. Your wedding dress is a stunner, you’ve been walking around in those lovely, sparkly Jimmy Choo shoes “breaking them in”, the cake is just the coolest thing ever, and you have the most amazing flowers, linens, chairs, band, etc. But how much does your groom know about your wedding day? How much does he know about what happens and when? Is he just going to show up at the venue or is he going to...

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Wedding Planning for the Groom: Host a Guy-Friendly Couples Shower

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of The Man Registry Considering having a couples shower or looking for ways to interest guys in a wedding shower? While it may seem like a tough sell for some guys, there are lots of great shower ideas that cater to both sexes. Here are a few guy-friendly shower ideas: Lawn/garden and BBQ shower. Perfect for a spring or summer shower, this shower lends itself well to a backyard grill-out setting where guests can play yard games such as horseshoes,...

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Fox & Brie Bow Ties for Your Groom

by Brooklyn Bride

Sometimes I forget that guys are part of weddings too...it's so easy to get caught up in veils and bouquets, but the men need some fun stuff too! Thankfully, these bowties from Etsy seller Fox & Brie caught my eye! They're totally adorable, affordable and super chic to boot! I'm almost tempted to buy one for myself just for fun! How do you like these handsome bow ties for your groom? Is your guy a bow tie wearing dude? Post a comment below to share your thoughts!

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Navigating Bridal Shows Like A Champ

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Nothing strikes fear into the heart of a recently engaged man quite like this phrase: “Honey, want to go to a bridal show this Saturday?” But there’s no reason to sound the alarms just yet. That’s right, guys; you might actually enjoy attending a couple of these events during your engagement. While many men may envision booth after booth of wedding dresses and flower arrangements at a bridal show or wedding expo, there...

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