“There continues to be an element of tradition in the groom's choice of wedding outfit. We are still seeing grooms choosing a formal tail suit, in dark grey or navy. For barn venue weddings, tweed is extremely popular - we will have a lovely new green tweed available to hire from the spring. Different colour suits are definitely becoming more popular, and this is something we are looking to add to our collections over the coming months.” - dragonflygroomswear.co.uk
Dragonfly’s styling is note perfect.
An alternative take is offered by this lighter blue tweed
Vegan Chelsea boots by V.Gan add a relaxed note.
OK, so Friends got it wrong when Phoebe declared Ross was Rachel’s lobster as they mate for life, but we love the romance of it. Lobster cufflinks by Tateossian,
All Saints have taken an informal approach to tailoring this Spring. The Cine wool blend blazer (£259) pairs with matching cropped mid-rise trousers (£139) for an edgy, on-trend groom.
Favourbrook Charcoal Wellington Merino Wool Morning Coat, £690, with Charcoal Wellington Wool Flat Front Trouser, £260 and White Poplin Cotton Gatsby Shirt, £120
Favourbrook Sky Evering Linen Newport Jacket, £620 with Double Breasted Waistcoat, £290 and Sky Evering Linen Windsor Trouser, £240 Gatsby Shirt, £120 and Silk tie, £75
Dune London similarly has both formal and more casual options on offer. Silas in beige suede (£100) or Swan in black patent leather (£110)
Independent retailer, Henry's of Banbury have been providing ‘the finest quality menswear’ for over 50 years. Family-run to this day they offer clothing for any occasion, including a made-to-measure and a hire service which is very popular for weddings.
We love the silk knitted tie paired with the tailored fit of the suiting from Yorkshire’s finest, Skopes. From £240 henrysofbanbury.com
Available for hire or purchase, these classic charcoal grey suits from Torre UK. Against crisp white the look is timeless. From £110
Personalised cufflinks will be a lasting momento of the day. These offer great value and would also work well as gifts for your wedding party. £22.99
And for the final, finishing touch? We recommend any of the silk accessories from the absurdly talented, Geoff Stocker; the ultimate in style and design. From £55 for a pocket square,