Wedding Fashion

The Right Suit to Wear for Any Wedding Dress Code

Stylish getups for black tie, dressy casual, and festive affairs.


Styling by Brittany Devane/Team / Photo by Anna Tabakova

Black Tie

Hosting a classic ballroom bash? Pair your polished setting with equally sophisticated garb, anchored by a tuxedo and a bow tie.

Clockwise from top left:

Wool tuxedo, $2,620, 9Tailors.

Boutonniere of anemone, celosia, and eucalyptus with silk ribbon, $20, Bloom52 Floral Co.

Silk pocket square, $10, and silk suspenders, $25, both the Tie Bar.

“La Scala” patent-leather oxfords, $395, Allen Edmonds.

“Loose Knots” cuff links, $20, the Tie Bar.

Cotton tuxedo shirt, $150, and Bocara silk bow tie, $125, both Hive & Colony.

Styling by Brittany Devane/Team / Photo by Anna Tabakova

Dressy Casual

A shoo-in for daytime weddings and outdoor affairs, this less formal suit-and-tie combo can be dressed up or down with the right accessories (see: the Paolo Albizzati pocket square).

Clockwise from top left

“Dobby” cotton dress shirt, $200, Drinkwater’s.

Boutonniere of hellebore, eucalyptus, veronica, and lilac with silk ribbon, $20, Bloom52 Floral Co.

Paolo Albizzati linen-cotton pocket square, $80, Drinkwater’s.

Ball “Eternity” stainless steel watch with sapphire-crystal case back and stainless steel bracelet, $1,999, Joseph Gann Jewelers.

“Rival Stripe” cotton-polyamide socks, $8, the Tie Bar.

“The Martin Wholecut” leather oxfords, $399, Paul Evans.

Leather belt, $35, the Tie Bar.

Dion silk-wool tie, Drinkwater’s.

Samuelsohn “Bennet” wool suit, $1,495, Drinkwater’s.

Styling by Brittany Devane/Team / Photo by Anna Tabakova

Festive

Lean into this playful dress code, the newest of the lot, with vibrant colors and cheeky prints—perfect for all manner of celebrations.

Clockwise from top left:

Custom cotton dress shirt, $150, Hive & Colony.

Boutonniere of ranunculus, bunny tail, brunia, and eucalyptus with silk ribbon, $20, Bloom52 Floral Co.

Silk pocket square, $39.50, Nordstrom.

Hamilton “Jazzmaster Thinline Automatic” stainless steel watch with leather band, $945, Joseph Gann Jewelers.

“Manistee” leather belt, $120, Allen Edmonds.

“Cornwallis” leather oxfords, $395, Allen Edmonds.

Custom wool suit, $940, Hive & Colony.

1901 “Sheridan Floral” cotton tie, $39.50, Nordstrom.

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