Bespoke wedding suits – a 5 point guide to ordering one

Bespoke wedding suits – a 5 point guide to ordering one

With three quarters of marriage proposals being made over the festive period (according to stag organisers Chilisauce.co.uk ) grooms usually have a bit of planning to do come January.

Deciding on a bespoke wedding suit should come close to the top of the planning list, not least because it’s the most important suit you’ll ever wear and it needs a bit of time to create.

To make sure you get the suit you want for your big day, here’s a 5 point guide to ordering it: (more…)

Wedding Suits part 3: Lounge suit

Wedding Suits part 3: Lounge suit

Although this is the easiest dress code with which to comply it’s necessary to sound a note of caution.

While most men will already own a lounge suit that could be worn to a wedding, few will own one that should to be worn to a wedding. The reason is that a man, whether he’s a guest or the groom, should look like he’s dressed up for a celebration, not for a day in the office. (more…)

Wedding Suits part two: Dinner Jacket

Wedding Suits part two: Dinner Jacket

Now that few people give formal parties dinner jackets have become the preserve of corporate functions.Unsurprisingly few of us are sufficiently inspired by such humdrum events to worry much about what we wear.

A wedding, however, calls for rather more effort and the ultimate dinner jacket, of course, is a bespoke dinner jacket. This brings a world of options into play, from the fundamental choices between midnight blue and black cloth and a double or single breasted jacket, to more subtle ones involving jetted or flapped pockets, satin or grosgrain facing, and peak lapels or a shawl collar. (more…)

Wedding Suits part one: Morning dress

Wedding Suits part one: Morning dress

The modern world has few occasions smarter than grand weddings, and for the majority of men the dress code will call for the most formal clothes they own. However, not all weddings are stiff affairs, and the location and style of the ceremony will dictate what kind of outfit the male guests should wear. Of course, at a social event, rather than a professional one, a man’s outfit should say something about his character, rather than about his job title. There is no better way to do this than by commissioning a bespoke suit, which, done right, speaks eloquently about the man who’s wearing it. (more…)

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