Ultimate Guide on How to Shop for the Perfect Groom Outfit for Your Wedding

    Brides shine brightest on wedding days, but grooms can be as considered with their outfits. If you are planning to have a wedding soon, you may be on the hunt for a groom suit that will make you stand out from the crowd and that you can wear on other events as well. Although the party is a long-waited and fun moment, wedding preparation may prove to be a bit frustrating. Luckily, Oscar Hunt can help you navigate through the different types and styles of suits to make sure you get the perfect outfit for your wedding day.

    If you are a first buyer of a men’s suit or you’re opting to buy a brand new one for the wedding, this ultimate guide will help you find the impeccable suit that will make you look like a million dollars on your big day.

    Get the basics right

    Like wedding gown shopping, there are customized and off-the-track options such as made-to-measure, bespoke or made-to-order, when it comes to shopping for men’s suits for your wedding. There is no right or wrong choice here, and whether you go for an off-the-truck or choose a customized one depends on your preference, budget, and what you intend to use the suit for.

    If you are budget-conscious, you can fit well in generic sizes, but if you don’t have the time to tailor a suit for the wedding, an off-the-track men’s suit will work for you. Off-the-track suits are ready-made and don’t need any further work to be done to them.

    However, if you are a groom-to-be with a bigger budget to spare or you are ready to spend in a suit that is flexible enough to be used on any event after the wedding, you can go for a made-to-order, bespoke, or made-to-measure suit to get more bang out of your buck.

    Set a budget  

    Budget is the most significant determinant when it comes to choosing the right type of suit for your wedding. Off-the-track suits would be great for you if you are on a budget or fit well in generic-sized clothing, while tailor-made ones are suitable for grooms with a higher budget or those looking to spend in a suit that has plenty of mileage in the long run.

    Determine the type and style of your suit

    When you have a budget in place, deciding on the type and style of your suit for your wedding will be much easier. However, keep in mind that your choice will depend on the size, location of your big day, and your intended usage of the suit.

    A wedding in the grand ballroom of a hotel or restaurant will require a more official suit than an intimate party at the beach or an alternative venue. In addition, your wedding venue will affect your suit’s color and fabric choice. Darker shades work better for evening or more official celebrations, while lighter shades are more suited for the day or less formal events.

    If you want more help or advice on finding the perfect suit for your wedding day, make an appointment with experts at Oscar Hunt, and let them tailor a suit that is uniquely yours.

    Photo by Alvin Mahmudov

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