Beyond Bowties: 10 Formal Looks for Your Groomsmen

Wear White

Some men will balk at the idea of a white dinner jacket because it makes them feel a little too much like a cruise ship captain. And the white jacket option does fit select social situations. A reception held in an upscale venue is really more appropriate for this style than your typical church hall affair. White accessories (bowtie, cummerbund, vest) should be avoided unless your wedding is a top-of-the-line shindig; after all, white tie is the fanciest form of tuxedo wear. Although, who's really going to have the nerve to confront you about having over-dressed groomsman, anyway?

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