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Black-Tie Wedding Guest Attire? Suited for Style - Q & A

Black-Tie Wedding Guest Attire? Suited for Style - Q & A

QUESTION: I'm attending a wedding that where the attire is indicated as Black-Tie.  I am curious if there's any way around wearing a tuxedo?  Could I wear a suit?  I'm trying to avoid getting that dressed up, or renting/purchasing a tuxedo but will do...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
Short Suits for Weddings? Suited for Style - Q & A

Short Suits for Weddings? Suited for Style - Q & A

QUESTION: Hi TGS! I am a huge fan of Lebron James and his style.  Last year, he wore  a shorts suit during the NBA finals that got mixed reviews but I thought it was a pretty cool look! ...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
Men's Jewelry for the Wedding Day? Suited for Style - Q & A
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Men's Jewelry for the Wedding Day? Suited for Style - Q & A

QUESTION:  I am a big fan of jewelry.  I love bracelets, watches and rings, etc.   Do I need to lose them for my wedding day?  Or is there a way to still wear them in a classy way?...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
No tie for the wedding day? Suited for Style - Q & A
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No tie for the wedding day? Suited for Style - Q & A

QUESTION: I don't really like wearing ties, neckties or bow ties, and I don't plan on wearing one for my upcoming wedding.  I don't want my groomsman to wear ties either.  Will this look be acceptable for the wedding day?...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
Options for Groomsmaid Styling Suited for Style - Q & A
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Options for Groomsmaid Styling Suited for Style - Q & A

QUESTION:Hi TGS! My wedding is planned for this October 20th in Addison, Vermont.  I have selected the Brilliant Blue suiting for my five groomsmen and I am very excited about how this will look with our rustic lakeside...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
What color tie should the groom wear to standout from the groomsmen? Suited for Style - Q & A
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What color tie should the groom wear to standout from the groomsmen? Suited for Style - Q & A

Question: What color tie should the groom wear to be different? Does it have to be white or can it be another color from the wedding? Can you wear a shirt color other than white? Answer: The groom can most certainly...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
What color suit to pair with dark green bridesmaids dresses? Suited for Style - Q & A
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What color suit to pair with dark green bridesmaids dresses? Suited for Style - Q & A

Question: What color would you recommend with dark green bridesmaids dresses?  Answer: This is a great question! If your bridesmaids will be wearing dark green dresses, I would recommend that you and your groomsmen wear either charcoal gray...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
Wedding boutonniere alternative? Suited for Style - Q & A
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Wedding boutonniere alternative? Suited for Style - Q & A

Question: I am not such a fan of floral boutonnieres for my wedding day look – it feels a bit prom-like, in my opinion.  Should I wear a floral boutonniere to stay in-line with tradition? Answer: Floral boutonnieres...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
Do I have to wear a pocket square? Suited for Style - Q & A
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Do I have to wear a pocket square? Suited for Style - Q & A

Question: Is a pocket square required when wearing a suit?  Answer: A pocket square is certainly not required when wearing a suit or tuxedo but it is a detail that is both decorative and functional.  If pocket squares...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
Barefoot at a beach wedding? Suited for Style - Q & A
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Barefoot at a beach wedding? Suited for Style - Q & A

Question: I am getting married in Honolulu this May and I was thinking that me and my groomsmen would be bare foot for the ceremony but I have no clue what shoes we should wear for the reception...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
Brown Shoes with a Black Tuxedo? Suited for Style - Q & A
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Brown Shoes with a Black Tuxedo? Suited for Style - Q & A

Question: Is it acceptable to wear brown leather dress shoes with a black tuxedo?  Answer: Typically, it is not acceptable to wear brown leather dress shoes with a black tuxedo.  Different than a black suit, a black tuxedo...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author
How can I stand out with my tie? Suited for Style - Q & A
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How can I stand out with my tie? Suited for Style - Q & A

Question: My wedding is this June and me and my groomsmen will be wearing the TGS Navy Blue suiting.  My groomsmen and I all would like to wear bow ties but I want to make sure that everyone...

Courtney's Style Column - The Groomsman Suit
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Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, Stylist & Author