Currently there are two prominent trends in men’s formalwear
fashion, first is the color of tux itself, and second is the fit that flatters
Make sure the tuxedo you pick says “ this is me looking my
best” As we have watched 2013’s trend
of weddings become a little less formal, this year, we have seen many brides
and grooms embrace the formal look for 2014 and accent it with their own
special touch. In many instances the
brides dress is the ultimate formal dream gown or a stunning elegant formal
that would never be worn for any other occasion. Brides want their fiancé matching that look
on the most important day of their life, captured in pictures and video to last
a lifetime. When a groom puts on his tuxedo he wants to
share that feeling of importance and confidence, a special look for a special
Men’s formalwear has changed dramatically over the years,
todays modern fit and slim fit tuxedos will keep you right on the cutting edge
of fashion, but also maintain a look of tradition. Pick what flatters the groom first, order a
try-on; and in some instances a groom may prefer a slim fit for himself while selecting
that same style and color of tuxedo but in a modern or classic fit for the rest
of the party. A true formalwear
specialist will work with you to develop the look that is special and unique
for your wedding.
While the most traditional color of formalwear is still
black, the many shades of grey continue to makes a bold statement this year.
Grey is the new black in 2014, and looks to be strong for 2015 as well. As we track future trends, today’s specialist
is also seeing a rise in the amount of Navy tuxedos as well for the weddings of
As for the accent trends for 2014 and beyond, multiple pocket
squares with additional colors both matching and complimenting the bridesmaids dress
with a coordinating bow or Windsor tie seem to be how a great number of wedding
parties are choosing to accent their men’s formalwear. This is done with a vest that matches the
color and material of the tuxedo itself.
Other creative additions include implementing additional
color splashes with formal suspenders, fun socks, sunglasses or other fun
compliments for all the guys to help express personality when the highlight the
point of festivity that kicks in when your event turns into the party stage. Remember, your special day is really broken
into two parts, the solemn and special part of the ceremony and the vows, and
the fun and celebration of the reception.
So what’s next on the horizon for wedding in 2015, I think a modern
cutaway, cummerbunds and maybe even an updated ascot tie look may be in the
near future, remember, you read it here first!