Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Grooms and groomsmen, if you’re looking for a stand-out look for the big day, then you absolutely have to read on.

Gone are the days when the only option for guys was a hired morning suit and cravat because now, the choice is huge and more unusual wedding suits are perfect if you want to stand out from the crowd. Packed with style and personality, these cool looks are ideal for the alternative groom. Guys, prepare to do things differently…

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Unusual wedding suits

Just as wedding dresses have changed over recent years, so have wedding suits and now, there’s some different for the traditional groom to the boho groom. Patterns, styles, fabrics and accessories are all playing their part to make unusual wedding suits super popular. Here are some quirky groom ideas for guys who really want to stand out:

We love everything about this groom! The patterned shirt, the coloured textured tie, the pocket square and the sharp suit - what a perfect look for a cool summer wedding.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Anushe Low

 

If you want to embrace the trend for tweed, don’t be afraid to shake things up a bit with mismatched fabrics and a bold buttonhole.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Jake Morley Photography

 

Oh, the beauty of this pale pink suit and fabulous check waistcoat. This is such a stylish look that’s sure to grab all the attention.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of M&J Photography

 

For a richer colour, what could be better than emerald green? This look has it all – fabulous shoes, the perfect trouser length and great socks to finish.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Phil Chester Photography

 

How about ditching the waistcoat and opting for a knit instead? This is a gorgeous option, particularly for autumn and winter weddings and check out the mismatched bow tie and pocket square too.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of D’arcy Benincosa Photography

 

A suit with fresh sneakers? Oh yes, this combo makes our list of fab options for the alternative groom.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Le Blog de Madame C

 

Black tie is definitely making a comeback but burgundy tie? That’s even better…

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of The Unstitchd

 

Once you throw away the rule book, you can ditch anything that you don’t feel comfortable wearing so wave goodbye to ties and jackets if you want!

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Jessica Grace Photography

 

We love this tweed style that would look great on a boho groom. The relaxed button down shirt and that patterned tie are a fab pairing.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Lucy G Photography

 

Light grey trousers, a semi-formal shirt, coloured tie and braces make this a fantastic choice for the boho groom.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Natasha Cadman Photography

 

What could be more fashion forward than this? A patterned jacket, skinny trousers, luxe loafers and bare feet – the epitome of the alternative groom.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Emma Hill Photography

 

This double-breasted waistcoat is just right when worn with an open shirt and tweed trousers.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Josh and Rachel Photography

 

The bow tie has been given a super cool makeover recently and it’s now the go-to accessory for grooms and groomsmen looking for an accessory for their quirky wedding suits.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of We Are the Portos

 

Don’t be afraid to go bold with your patterns. This check jacket shows just how brilliant this look can be.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Eddie Judd Photography

 

Remember that you absolutely don’t have to match! Bring more personality to your wedding with a mismatched groom and groomsmen.

Alternative Wedding Suits To Really Stand Out | CHWV

Image courtesy of Whimsical Wonderland Weddings

 

Things to remember when choosing your suit

Choosing what you’ll wear to your wedding is a big deal so make sure you get it right – just follow our handy tips:

  • Give yourself plenty of time to shop for the perfect look. No one makes great decisions when time is pressing!
  • The fit of whatever you choose to wear is really important. If you’re buying your outfit, consider taking it to be altered for a really sharp look and if you’re hiring, make sure that you’re professionally measure to get the best fit.
  • Look online for handmade accessories. Le Colonel Moutarde is great for bow ties and you’ll find all sorts of brilliant one-of-a-kind accessories on Etsy.
  • If you want to hire, remember that this can make it easier for groomsmen to get measured, wherever they might live. You can just hire waistcoats and jackets and then choose your own trousers and accessories.
  • Don’t forget your shoes! Brogues and boots look great with tweed, Converse are perfect for an informal look and don’t be afraid of colour. Take a look here for more inspiration.

If you’re definitely a boho groom, our guide to styling the boho groom and groomsmen is an absolute must-read. Don’t get dressed without us!

Previous Idea

Real Wedding - Kim and Lewis’s Pretty Pastel Summer Wedding at Clock Barn

Real Wedding - Kim and Lewis’s Pretty Pastel Summer Wedding at Clock Barn | CHWV

Next Idea

Enchanting Winter Wedding Dresses

Enchanting Winter Wedding Dresses | CHWV