Tuxes and Suits


10 Things NOT to Say to a Stressed-Out Bride

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner ofTheManRegistry.com Let’s face it; wedding planning can be stressful, especially for brides. No matter how you try to convince yourself that it’s 'just a day,' your wedding day is a major life milestone, which makes it unlike any other regular old day. And because you want every detail related to your wedding to go smoothly and according to plan, it’s easy to get carried away when those plans inevitably go a bit awry. If your fiancée is...

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Wedding Jewelry Grooming: Tips from an Expert!

by Azure

Finding the perfect jewelry accessories for the groom & groomsmen byMichael O’Connor, Jewelry and Style Expert It’s the bride’s day, but the groom and groomsmen should look good at the wedding, too! The right accessory on the lapel, tie, or shirt cuffs makes an elegant and masculine statement. A great watch would be nice, too! Whether he’s a jeans-and-T-shirt man or ‘wouldn't be caught dead leaving the house in sweats’, the wedding day is THE time to show a more...

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Words of Wisdom from a Bride-to-Be: No Scraggly Groomsmen!

by Azure

One of my most stylish girlfriends recently got engaged. We road tripped to a wedding this weekend, and I learned a lot about what she wants, her vision and her greatest fears. For her bridal style, she wants to look like a prima ballerina and is leaning toward a pink wedding dress. She fell for this blush pink ball gown from White by Vera Wang, and plans on a tight ballerina bun for her wedding hairstyle. When asked if her groom and his groomsmen will be in classic tuxedos, she...

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Groom’s Style: Suit and Sport Coat Option

by Azure

About Bride Chic Have you noticed grooms going a bit more casual lately? Though elegant, the classic tux has been traded in for a dark suit or suit/tux for many recent weddings. Defined, the classic tux jacket has a satin lapel and the corresponding pants have a stripe down the outside leg. Tux shirts are known for pleated fronts and always have cuff links. Very formal, right? But what if you've got one of those grooms who just won't get into a tux? The good news is there are some...

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Grooms Take a Walk on the Stylish Side with Gucci

by Azure

We talk a lot about bridal style inspiration, trends, must-have accessories and much, much more. But we realize that grooms need some love (and style inspiration) too! If your guy is a little bit quirky and likes to make a statement with his attire, chances are a classic black tux isn't right for his white aisle look. We encourage grooms to think outside the box, and believe that every groom should be empowered to choose a formal look that represents his unique style. You get to...

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From East to West, Two Unique Engagement Sessions

by Azure

Your engagement session photos can be so amazing if you hire the right photographer, think outside the box and have fun with it. These two engagement sessions, one by Chicago photographer Jason Kaczorowski, the other by New York/Arizona photog Photography by Verdi, will give you two totally different perspectives on what your e-session could look like. Let's start with Sam and Alishya's hip engagement shoot at an old pool hall in Chicago's River North neighborhood. The couple first...

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Bow Ties for Your Groom: Preppy Plaid, Stylish Stripes

by Azure

I admit it... I'm bow tie obsessed! I love a stylish man in a bow tie, and these handmade ties by Xoelle are just what the doctor ordered! If your groom is a little bit preppy, he'll love these styles (especially the plaid ones). And whether you're planning a summer wedding with a bright color palette or an elegant fall wedding with warm, rich colors, there's a Xoelle bow tie to coordinate with your wedding style and your groom's tuxedo or suit. Luckily, these bespoke bow ties...

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Ethical Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands

by Azure

ken + dana design crafts incredibly beautiful engagement rings and wedding bands, and is committed to ethical sourcing, fair trade and giving back. This eco-chic jewelry company uses recycled metals the the furthest extent possible, and their ring designs are inspired by the ebb and flow of love. Lovely, isn't it? Another great thing about ken + dana is its 'try before you buy' sample program. If you find your dream engagement ring on the ken + dana site, they'll send you a sample...

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Wedding Ideas, Tips, and Advice for Grooms from The Man Registry

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Best Wedding Blogs of 2011 winner, The Man Registry 1. Best advice for grooms? One of my favorite recent trends on the groom's side is guys setting up a blog or Twitter account to document their wedding planning. It's a great way to share funny (or horror) stories, get inspiration and gain feedback on ideas. You can also meet and connect with potential wedding vendors that also have a social media presence. It's a win-win. For ideas, check out The Groom Says,...

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Share Your Ultimate Engagement Proposal Story to Win BIG!

by Azure

How did your fiancé pop the question? Was it romantic, hilarious, heartwarming, crazy, unforgettable, ridiculous, or all of the above? OneWed and the Jewelry Information Center (JIC) are searching for the all-around best engagement proposal story ever in our Ultimate Proposal Contest! One lucky couple will WIN the ultimate grand prize- •Platinum and diamond wedding bands from MaeVona •A 7-night luxury Caribbean cruise for two on the prestigious Norwegian Cruise...

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The Dapper Groom: 5 Unique Wedding Day Looks

by Azure

2011 is all about the dapper groom! And there are more formal wear choices than ever before for grooms looking to show off their stylish sides. During the Neiman Marcus Fashion Rules fashion show, a rich chocolate brown tux, tailored to perfection, caught my eye as it made its way down the catwalk. Normally, I wouldn't expect a tuxedo in this shade to tickle my fancy... But this one did! And it inspired me to go on the hunt for other unique and unexpected formal wear looks for 2011...

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Diamond in the Rough Engagement Rings: Shop Online!

by Azure

You already know that I'm a huge fan of the unique engagement rings by Diamond in the Rough. I simply adore these stunners! And when I learned that Diamond in the Rough had launched an e-commerce bridal boutique, I was pumped! You can get lost for hours checking out all of the bling-tastic rough diamond engagement rings here, but I included a few of my favorite gems to get you started. Enjoy!

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Grooms: Accessorize to Impress with Creative Cuff Links

by Azure

About The Man Registry Obviously, all eyes will be focused on the bride on the wedding day. However, as the groom, you’ll want to be dressed to impress on the off chance anyone happens to glance over in your direction. When selecting your attire and accessories, it’s never a bad idea to look for a way to leave a unique mark. Cuff links are a key way that many grooms go about doing this. Whether you’re going for that classic look or looking for a flashier theme, we think the...

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Quick Wedding Tips on Being a Good Groomsman

by Azure

About The Man Registry Congrats, it’s official. You’ve been asked to be a groomsman. Now what? If you’re not sure what’s expected of you other than showing up in a tux on the wedding day, read on. Prior to the wedding As a groomsman, your pre-wedding duties will most likely include attending any engagement parties and couples showers, helping the best man plan the bachelor party, picking up your tux or suit a day or so before the wedding day, attending the wedding...

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How to Pop the Question to Your Groomsmen

by Azure

About The Man Registry You’ve decided which members of your wolf pack will stand alongside you on your wedding day. Congrats—that’s half the battle. But how should you ask them to be part of one of the most important occasions in your life? If you want to go beyond a simple phone call or text (please, don’t), here are a few more creative ideas to consider. Make it a memorable occasion by inviting the guys out for some manly bonding, either over a poker game, at a sporting...

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Weekly Giveaway: Win $150 for Custom Bride and Groom Wedding Accessories!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway This week's giveaway isn't just about the bride and it isn't just for the groom... both you and your fiance will win big if you walk away with this Savvy Steal! Bird 'n Bloke is a fabulous online boutique for brides and grooms (aka Birds and Blokes) dedicated to celebrating individual style and inspiring creativity. Each Bird 'n Bloke item is ethically produced and handmade with lots of TLC from designer Jamie Riley. Grooms will find...

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2011 Golden Globes- Dapper Formalwear to Inspire Your Groom

by Azure

The Hollywood dudes were looking quite dapper at the 2011 Golden Globes! A-list stars like Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt rocked the red carpet in a serious way! Ryan Gosling wore a luxe one-button black velvet tux by Ferragamo and an oversize bow tie. If you're planning a winter wedding, this look is perfect for your groom! Jake Gyllenhaal got it right in a classic way, and the fit of his Burberry tuxedo was flawless. And if your groom considers himself a little...

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Weekly Giveaway Winner: 3 Luxury Formal Wear Accessories for Your Groom!

by Azure

I'm not sure if it was all the 2011 dapper grooms-to-be or their style-savvy brides, but this week's Savvy Steal giveaway was on fire! So without further adieu, the lucky winner is... Mae G! Congratulations, Mae! We know your fiancé will love his fine Stanley Lewis accessories! Happy Friday and happy weekend! See you all back on the Savvy Scoop on Monday! *Disclosure- Savvy Steal prize provided by Stanley Lewis

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Win 3 Fine Fashion Accessories for Your Groom

by Azure

About OneWed Loves It! Savvy Stealsweekly giveaway #6 on our Top 10 Wedding Trends for 2011 hot list is all about the groom. We expect 2011 grooms to take a walk on the stylish side, choosing formal looks that express their unique style. Helping your groom look dapper when he walks down the aisle is Stanley Lewis, a luxury men's accessories shop and sponsor of this week's Savvy Steal giveaway! Stanley Lewis designs fine Italian-made neckties, bow ties, socks, pocket squares (aka...

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Creative Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Attire

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Susan Alexander-Shapiro from BravoBride.com You’ve received the engagement ring, set the date and the next big question is what will you wear? We have come up with some creative ways to help you find your dream dress and stay within your budget. We also have a few money saving tips for your bridal party, too. The Wedding Dress • Most of the big bridal shops have huge sales once a year, which are typically held at hotels or other venues like wedding shows....

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Dapper Tuxedos and Tailored Suits for Your Groom- Indochino

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Bride-Buzz Indochino-- A Groom's Best Friend? Yes, sir! Here at Bride-Buzz, sometimes we get so wrapped up with you, the Bride (hence the name!), that we need to stop and remember that it takes a beautiful bride like yourself and some handsome eye candy, er... we mean... your groom. But figuring out your groom’s look is even more stressful than finding your dream dress. Enter the Indochino website that is here to take your husband-to-be (and his groomsman)...

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5 Favorite Etsy Wedding Shops for Bridal Accessories, Boutonnieres, and More!

by Azure

I love poking around the Etsy Wedding shops whenever I can. Etsy is such a fantastic place for wedding inspiration! Remember back to your high school days when your biggest fear was showing up to prom or homecoming wearing the SAME dress as another classmate? For your wedding, too, you want to look drop dead gorgeous and one-of-a-kind, and Etsy's totally unique wedding must-haves will make this happen. You'll find custom wedding invitations, handmade ring bearer pillows, stunning...

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