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Archive | June, 2013

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In case you haven’t heard, Google Reader shuts down Monday, July 1st. If you keep up with the blog via RSS, you can find the Well-Groomed feed on feedly and Blog Lovin‘. Both sites have made it really easy to transfer all of your current must-read blogs to a new reader. If you don’t already follow W-G’s […]

Well-Groomed Groom: Denim Top-to-Bottom

This barn-side wedding is a perfect match for a jeans-clad groom and groomsmen. Jen of Fondly Forever sent over these pics of Stephen and his crew to show off some of their style details. The guys wore dark denim mixed with chambray shirts in various shades of blue, while the guys add in a collection […]

Well-Groomed Engagement: Antique Aussie

A 1930’s Tiger Moth airplane is the backdrop for this Australian engagement shoot. Andrew, the groom-to-be, submitted these pics of himself and his fiance, and he’s giving us a look into his style. He creates a timeless look that’s accented by a red and white striped tie. from Andrew: I’m a laid back guy. I […]

Q&A: I Want a Tropical Look. Help!

Q: I’m going to do a tailored gray suit that’s sharp, but also something I can wear on a regular basis, with a tie. I’ve tried a bow tie, and it’s just not me. Our colors are navy and teal, and it’s a tropical/Hawaiian/beach-y theme. I’m also going to wear some navy or teal saddle […]

Well-Groomed Engagement: One Part Preppy, One Part Hipster

Some guys just throw together anything for their engagement session. Sheldon isn’t one of those guys. He created one conservative, preppy look and one relaxed, hip look. This groom’s rectangular glasses are the only thing in common to both looks. First up? A taupe blazer, pink shirt, striped navy bow tie, and navy pants for […]

Q&A: How Do I Conquer Casual/Smart Style?

Q: Hi, I sent an email a few years back regarding my dilemma between brown and black shoes. So, the time has come for met to get married. My wedding is on a farm in the English countryside, and we’re trying to keep things casual but smart. I was thinking of a herringbone tweed blazer to […]

Giveaway Winner | Osmium Tradesman Vest

One lucky groom is going to walk down the aisle in an Osmium Tradesman vest. Thanks for all who entered, and congratulations to the randomly-drawn winner. Su M, looks like your wish came true. Shoot me an email at hey [at] wellgroomedblog.com and I’ll get you in touch with the great folks at Osmium.

Q&A: My Arms are Extra Long. How Do I Style My Sleeves?

Q: My partner has really long arms — 38″ to 39″. This has been making it very difficult to get a wedding look together. The only items we’ve found that with long enough sleeves even once altered were 42XL suits that were really somber and boring, conservative shirts. Now we’re considering blazers with the arms […]

Giveaway | Osmium Tradesman Vest

Nothing unifies a mishmash of separates like a vest. Need proof? Check out these grooms and groomsmen mixing and matching vests to customize their looks. Whether you’re mixing styles to save money and keep the guys from shelling out cash to buy matching suits and tuxes, or you just want an individual, eclectic look, a […]

Well-Groomed Idea: Monochromatic Men

Justin isn’t the only one going for red, black, and white. Will Smith and sons Trey and Jaden all embraced head-to-toe color for the red carpet premiere of After Earth. Will opts for a 3-piece red number with a tie, Jaden goes for all white with a buttoned collar and no tie, while Trey dons […]

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