Should I Wear a Suit or Tux to My Wedding?

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If you are trying to decide whether to wear a suit or tux to your wedding, this post is for you!

This article will help you decide what to wear as the groom to your wedding by providing a few styles.

The challenge is that today, you have so many choices. There are lots of options to choose from in the suit and tux category. We hope to help you answer, “Should I wear a tux or suit to my wedding?”

Suit or Tux?

A suit just might do the job, especially if you are having an outdoor wedding such as a backyard wedding or beach wedding.

Tux: The Formal Option

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A tux is your formal wedding attire for a groomsman. If you are having your wedding events at a more elegant establishment, you may want to match your attire with the venue by wearing a tux. This option is from and would be ready for the highest level of attire necessary.

Another Option from The Black Tux

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The Black Tux always has great options to choose from. This was my choice for my wedding! Choosing to wear a suit or tux is a much easier decision with all of the amazing options the black tux offers. There are no misses in their collection, and the process of selecting a suit at a nearby Nordstrom store and having it shipped to your home can’t be beaten!

Whether you choose a suit or a tux for your wedding, the Black Tux is my choice. When I had an issue with my order, they quickly fixed it immediately and got me exactly what I needed in plenty of time for my big day. There are many locations to choose from for your custom fitting, and they will ship your order to you and all your groomsmen.

Read more here at my review of The Black Tux:

Backyard Wedding Tux

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A magnificent micro wedding is another excellent choice for wearing a suit. If you are choosing a destination wedding or any kind, your likely best choice is a suit. The reason a suit might be better, in this case, is because of all the unknown factors. You never really know what the surrounding area will demand of you when you are abroad or in an unfamiliar location. In this case, a suit is your best choice.

Linen Suit: The Summer Choice

An example of something you can do with a suit is to choose a fabric that matches the season. A linen suit is a great choice for the hot summer months.

The Tux: The Wedding Gold Standard

When done well, a tux is most often and traditionally the winner for a traditional wedding. But it’s all about your preferences and your needs.

Hopefully, this post helped you to get closer to your choice between a suit or tux for your wedding. Check back for seasonal updates and trends!

The next step is to book your appointment to get fitted, and don’t forget to let your groomsmen know to do the same!

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Aaron Smith
Hi, my name is Aaron! I’m glad to be the founder of Wedistry, a collection of tools and tips to prepare couples for their wedding day. I am currently the manager of the Wedistry Blog and Wedistry for Wedding Parties on the App Store. Thanks for stopping by and I hope that you find this content helpful during your wedding planning process.

2 responses to “Should I Wear a Suit or Tux to My Wedding?”

  1. moretha Avatar

    Males, in my opinion, look fantastic in tuxedos. I even requested that my husband wear one to our wedding. When I first saw him at the reception at Victory North Savannah (, I was completely taken aback.

    1. Aaron Smith Avatar

      Great input, thank you for sharing!

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