Tuxes and Suits


It’s A Jaime Thing: For The Stylish Groom…

by Azure

...And His Entourage! About It's A Jaime Thing Today, the groom is just as modern as the bride and becoming more involved with the planning process, especially now that so many couples are paying for their weddings themselves. Therefore, we can't forget the groom when it comes to style, or the groomsmen either, for that matter! Check out these super hot ties for the groom and his entourage by Etsy seller Toybreaker! Who says men can't wear pink? Puh-lease! These ties are...

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The Man Registry: Groom’s Guide to Dealing with Pre-Wedding Stress

by Azure

About The Man Registry Tick tock. Tick tock. As the wedding day inches closer, stress levels are sure to be on the rise. If you’re anything like me, all of those last-minute details will be haunting your dreams in the weeks and days leading up to the wedding. True story: I actually had nightmares about whether or not to give out groomsmen gifts before or after dinner at the rehearsal dinner The best way to counter the ups and downs that accompany the final stages of wedding...

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The Man Registry: Newlyweds Financial Questions

by Azure

About The Man Registry Statistics say that the number one reason that marriages go downhill is money matters. Unfortunately, we’ve all probably seen this happen to a couple we know. The worst part about it is that it doesn’t have to be this way. Any financial planner in the world will tell you that most, if not all, arguments about money could be avoided if couples talked about financial matters before marriage. Here are three key conversations to have before you say “I...

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Heartwarming Proposal Live on TV

by Azure

Too cute...love a good live on TV engagement. Embedded video from CNN Video

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Hey Grooms!  GQ’s Rules for Planning the Perfect Bachelor Party

by Azure

“Who says closing the book on a man’s singlehood has to involve overpriced hotel suites, bad steak, and dingy strip clubs? If you do the age-old celebration right, you can make it what it was originally intended to be: a douche-baggery-free weekend of male bonding no one involved will forget- or regret.” Below, I’ve chosen a few of my favorites from this honest, fun article, but for GQ's full "How to Build a Better Bachelor Party" rules, click here! No. 2) Just say no to the...

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Celeb Engagement Ring Trends: Get the Look for Less in Platinum

by Azure

Enjoy your celebrity fix for the day! Special thanks to... Tips provided by: world renowned style expert and jeweler to the stars, Michael O’Connor Ring Images provided by: Platinum Guild International

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The Man Registry: Best Man Tips for Keeping the Bachelor Party Cheap

by Azure

About The Man Registry We’re taking a departure from our weekly advice for the groom to offer some tips to another guy who may need it: The Best Man As Best Man, you want to give your buddy the ultimate bachelor party send-off into married life. Only problem is that your wallet is feeling pretty light lately (Let’s face it, whose isn’t)? Cuts in bachelor party festivities have been an unfortunate result of the economy we’re living in. However, this doesn’t mean that the...

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The Man Registry: Grooms- Know Your President’s Birthdays

by Azure

About The Man Registry You probably think that you know everything there is to know about the groom’s wedding planning duties and responsibilities. • Rent a tux– check • Book the honeymoon – check • Do a keg stand during your bachelor party – check • Know the birthday of Harry S. Truman……wait a minute, that wasn’t on the list Confused? Let me paint a picture for you... It was Thursday May 8th of 2008 and I was two days away from my wedding. One of our last...

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The Man Registry: Popping the question (before you pop the question)

by Azure

About The Man Registry Grooms, if you’re planning on taking the traditional steps for your engagement and wedding planning – one thing you can’t leave off of the “to-do” list is asking her father for permission. As with any tradition, modern times have sort of diminished the importance of this act, but don’t underestimate how important this is to the parents of the bride. Put yourself in her father’s shoes. His little girl is getting married and he has to give her...

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For the Groom: Get Cuffed

by Azure

Sometimes as a groom you can feel like a human accessory - or a backdrop for your beautiful bride. It can be a hard world for a guy who wants to add a little personality without going with the wacky ruffled shirt. That's why you should become a connoisseur of cuff links. They're a sly way of letting the real you show even while you're the picture of perfect traditional tuxedoed manhood. Etsy.com is a great place to start. You'll find custom gifts for your groomsmen, or plenty of...

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Groom Your Groom

by Azure

It goes without saying that I think my husband is a handsome and talented man (although, I’ve found it helps to say it, frequently). But, there is one thing he’s not very good at, and that he was even worse at before we got married. It’s a little hard to discuss. It’s personal. OK, I’ll just spit it out: He’s not very good at shaving. Now that we’ve been married for a little while, I’ve found some things to help him. Chief among them, products from The Art of...

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The Man Registry: Is Cubic Zirconia just what the Honeymoon Doctor Ordered?

by Azure

About The Man Registry Him: Honey, will you marry me? Her: Yes, yes, yes… omg this ring is beautiful! Him: I’m glad you like it, oh and by the way, don’t ever take it to a diamond inspector! Alright guys, let’s think this through. It’s probably not a good idea to slap a fake rock on her engagement band. Even if you can fool her on the day you propose, chances are that your luck will run out someday when she’s getting it cleaned or appraised. That being said, some of...

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OneWed’s “Genius Wedding Expert” Talks Wedding-Night Sex on Glamour.com!

by Azure

Glamour.com’s daily sex and relationship blog, Smitten, wanted some expert advice on doing the deed on the big day. You’ll never guess whose wealth of knowledge they tapped into… I’ll give you a couple of hints. She’s a OneWed gal, a devoted Savvy Scooper, and her name starts with J and ends with N. Yep, you got it! Our very own Jen N offered smart and savvy advice for Smitten’s “Wedding-Night Sex: Would You Take a Sex Break Before Your Big Day?” This fabulous...

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The Man Registry: Groom’s Guide to Wedding Day Transportation

by Azure

About The Man Registry Let’s face it men, when it comes to wedding planning, there are only so many things that can actually get you revved up. Chances are you could care less about the flower colors, bridesmaid dresses, or how many layers are on the wedding cake. But, my guess is that you might have a little something to say about the transportation on the big day. Cars, after all, are a boy’s best friend. Arranging wedding day transportation is one of the groom’s biggest...

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: RnR Bride part deux

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride Hello and welcome to guest blogger RnR Bride part deux. I hope you enjoyed my first post and have been chomping at the bit for more…but if not then don’t tell me, I’ll only get upset. I am been a massive fan of Sloan Photographers. I love featuring their edgy, unique photographs on Rock 'n Roll Bride and I always check their blog for new and exciting weddings. When I stumbled across this little gem I knew it was the perfect wedding for my second...

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The Man Registry: It’s my Bachelor Party, do we have to hit the clubs?

by Azure

About The Man Registry As Best Man, you surely want to give your best bud a proper send-off into married life. The bachelor party is your opportunity to do so. However, before you start planning the ultimate man-bash, you need to consider the wishes of the groom and his fiancé. Traditional bachelor parties at the clubs can be a blast, but they can also upset the bride-to-be. Do you really want to land the groom in the doghouse with the wedding just around the corner? What's the...

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Bridal Showers vs. Man Showers: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

by Azure

Last week The Man Registry wrote about “The Man Shower". I’m all for single-sex parties and showers. I have lots of male friends, but I really value the times when I can just hang out with the girls. I know plenty of guys feel the same way. When you’re planning a wedding, those events can be extra special. BUT, what’s with this line “A man shower is the perfect opportunity to grab some of the gifts that you care about! The bride usually has several showers and brings home...

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Always A Blogsmaid: Great Garters!

by Azure

About Always A Blogsmaid With all the great ways out there to personalize your wedding, it's amazing that for so long, the Garter has been the unsung heroine of wedding festivities! Really, she's a best supporting actress; a scene stealer, if you will. Though brief in appearance, she is immortalized in photos. So why should you settle for something blase? Julianne Smith saw that need and launched her own line of garters filled with personality! From animal prints to sweet...

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NYC Brides & Grooms: Tuxedo Warehouse Sale March 12-15

by Azure

Who doesn't love a good bargain! Dress your wedding party in style with up to 70% off retail prices! HART SCHAFFNER MARX WAREHOUSE SALE 317 West 33rd Street Thursday, March 12th - Sunday, March 15th Thursday: 8:00am – 7:00pm Friday: 9:00am – 7:00pm Saturday: 9:00am – 6:00pm Sunday: 9:00am – 5:00pm Visa or Mastercard ONLY No cash or checks. All sales final, no exchanges or returns.

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The Man Registry: What in the World is a “Man Shower?”

by Azure

About The Man Registry One of the hottest trends in the wedding industry is the growing popularity of man showers. Sounds funny right? It did to us too. But, as funny as “man shower” sounds – trust us grooms, this is something you’re going to want to be aware of. Surely, you’re aware of the traditional bridal showers that your fiancé gets so excited about. You know, the ones that involve lots of giggling women, wedding talk and a plethora of kitchen, bathroom and bedroom...

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The Man Registry: Groom’s Guide to Selecting Wedding Party Members

by Azure

About The Man Registry Selecting members of your wedding party can be a very overwhelming task. The more people you know, the harder it becomes. Obviously, you want to get these choices right and you want to convey how thankful you are to the lucky few that you choose. Asking someone to stand next to you on your wedding day is an honor that is hard to equal. Ideally, you want to make your decisions nine to 10 months before the wedding. The first thing you want to consider along with...

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Dressing Your Groom Like a Star

by Azure

Having trouble getting your groom to settle on a tux? Maybe he just needs a little inspiration. It never hurts to look to the Academy Awards red carpet for the latest in formal fashions... Well, almost never. A classic tux always looks smashing, as Will Smith illustrates, but this year I was really digging the black-on-black looks I saw. It's formal, different, and the perfect contrast to a white gown. Sean Penn and Phillip Seymour Hoffman both showed off the look well (though my...

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The Man Registry: Groom’s Guide to the Bride’s Gift

by Azure

About The Man Registry As the wedding day approaches, it’s probably not a bad idea to start thinking about getting a wedding day gift for your bride-to-be. We know that you’ve already purchased a ton of gifts from the parents to the groomsmen to the out-of-town welcome bags, but we promise you that this one is just as important. If you make the right choice, you can almost guarantee that you won’t end up in the doghouse for at least the first few months of marriage. After that,...

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Introducing The Man Registry- One of our Fabulous Weekly Guest Bloggers!

by Azure

TheManRegistry.com is an online resource for grooms and is the internet leader in wedding advice for men. The centerpiece of the website is a specialized wedding registry featuring wedding gifts tailored toward grooms. Included in the thousands of products you'll find at The Man Registry are barware, electronics, tools, logoed sports items, and groomsmen gifts. The company also recently launched their official blog, GroomsAdvice.com, which gives grooms an outlet to read, share, and...

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