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Well-Groomed Q&A: The Groom Won’t Wear a Tie or Jacket. Help!

Q: My fella and I are getting married at the Melbourne, Australia court house in spring this year! He wants to be comfortable on the day, so he’s ruled out ties or neckwear of any kind. I’ve suggested a blazer, but he doesn’t want to wear a jacket either. He’s been involved in the wedding […]

1 Tux 2 Ways & Bachelor Party Contest

Some grooms like a one-stop shop experience, so I’ve teamed up with Men’s Wearhouse to create two ways to mix and match this Vera Wang tux. Create a traditional or trendy look with your shirt and accessories. Mixing traditional feminine colors into a groom’s look can be tricky for some. If you’re a traditionalist, stick […]

Style Board: Tie Tacks and Pins

Tie tacks add the finishing touch to top-notch neckwear, so choose wisely. A mini-heart for less than $5 is perfect for a Valentine’s Day ceremony, and a $100 Lanvin gem is an upscale must-have. Having a woodland wedding? Go for your initials craved in wood or an Eagle set of pins and cuff links. Want […]

1 Chambray Shirt, 2 Ways

Maximize your wedding wardrobe and style one shirt, two ways. Treat a chambray shirt like a neutral, and wear it with pops of color, stripes, or graphic trim. J.Crew Selvege utility chambray shirt, Old Navy striped V-neck cardigan, Lacoste Farmington boot, Target + Neiman Marcus Thom Browne blazer (available Dec 1), Bonobos Yam Dunks pants,  Christian Louboutin Jesse […]

Style Board: In The Navy

Conservative? That’s cool. You don’t have to be this bold. In fact, you can stick to your basic roots and still make a style statement. Instead of relying on boring black and white, opt for a navy suit and all-blue accessories. I even picked a reversible black/brown belt for those of you still having this […]

Sneak Up on ‘Em

You’re set on wearing sneakers down the aisle, but your girl thinks they’re too casual to work with your suit. Meet in the middle with these dressier versions, and leave your canvas Chuck Taylor’s in the closet. clockwise from top: Burberry House Check, Converse Jack Purcell, Vans Cobern, Puma G. Vilas II, Common Projects Achilles, […]

Style Board: Falling Temps

Winter’s on the horizon. Hell, on the East Coast, it’s already here, and your wedding wardrobe should reflect the change. Swap a silk tie for a wool one, a polyester vest for a lightweight sweater, and a polished leather belt for a suede version. Not ready to go a little casual for the wedding? Work […]

Style Board: Casual Cool

Every wedding event doesn’t require a tux. Leonardo Dicaprio’s casual peacoat look is well-suited to outdoor, Fall engagement sessions. Team the classic outwear with a basic striped tee, white cords, boots, and a few flashes of red to make an effortlessly pulled-together statement. Armani Exchange watch, Leo DiCaprio, Banana Republic striped tee J.Crew cords, Nixon belt, Kenneth Cole boots 

Style Board: 60’s Swagger

Bruno Mars is the hit-maker of the moment, and this slick twist on 60’s stingy fedoras is another hit for the singer. This look is proof that pink doesn’t have to be prissy. Pair a magenta shirt, socks, and freesia boutonniere with basic black to turn pink on its head. Bruno Mars: GQ, stingy fedora: Village […]

Style Board: Mixed Tape Masterpiece

There’s no need to hide your swagger on the way to the altar. Rapper Swizz Beatz rocked a pair of studded Louboutins shoes for his wedding. When you pair the black version of these shoes with mixed tape cuff links, a basic tux becomes a style statement. Up the style quotient with a light blue […]