The Best Wedding Suit Colors To Replace That Black Tux

Go bright and bold this wedding season.
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Laura Hampson - The Knot Associate Editor
Laura Hampson
Laura Hampson - The Knot Associate Editor
Laura Hampson
Associate Editor, Performance Content
  • Laura is a writer and editor, specializing in all things weddings, travel and shopping
  • Before joining The Knot Worldwide, Laura covered travel and lifestyle features for publications like Glamour, Evening Standard, Cosmopolitan and Culture Trip
  • Laura has a journalism degree and lives in London, UK
Updated Jul 16, 2021
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Whether you're a future groom or a prolific wedding guest, buying (or renting) a colorful suit is a fun way to add a dash of personality to your look. Luckily, there are lots of different wedding suit colors to choose from—think bright blues, rusty oranges, light pinks, vibrant violets and olive greens. Not only will a colorful suit help you stand out in your wedding photos, but it can also be a great way to tie your wedding color palette together. Whether you're looking for a bright colored suit for your engagement photo session or a colorful tux to stand out at the altar, here are some cool suit colors to try.

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Blue Wedding Suits

When it comes to wedding suits for men, the blue suit gives the classic black tux a run for its money in terms of popularity. A blue wedding suit adds a modern-meets-timeless touch to your big day and can act as your something blue.

Suitsupply Light Blue Custom Made Suit

light blue wool silk linen wedding suit

When you're investing in a suit, you want it to fit just right. This light blue wedding suit from Suitsupply is made to your exact measurements—so you'll stay comfy all day long. The hue, and the fact that it's made from a wool-silk-linen blend, means it's the perfect spring or summer wedding suit.

Bonobos Jetsetter Stretch Wool Suit in Light Navy

light navy plus size wedding suit

Bonobos is one of our go-tos for blue wedding suits because of the variety of shades and sizes available. This light navy wedding suit is an instant classic and the stretch wool means it will keep you warm in the cooler months while allowing you to stay comfortable (a necessity during long speeches).

The Black Tux Light Blue Shawl Tuxedo

light blue tuxedo

For cool tuxedo colors, you can't go past The Black Tux. Its bright colored suits and tuxedos are all rentable and its sizing is one of the most inclusive on the suit market. This light blue tuxedo is a fun twist on the classic wedding suit.

Indochino Hemsworth Blue Suit

bright blue wedding suit

It's your wedding day, so go ahead and wear something bold! This bright blue wedding suit from Indochino is made to measure from pure wool—great for a winter wedding.

Green Wedding Suits

Green wedding party outfits are one of our favorite wedding trends—so it's only natural that we love a green wedding suit too. Whether you're after an emerald or an olive green suit, these are the pieces worth investing in.

Hawes & Curtis Green Semi Plain Linen Tailored Fit Italian Suit

pastel green wedding suit

Opt for a pastel green wedding suit with this stylish set from Hawes & Curtis. The suit's double vents allow natural movement and the tailored silhouette means you'll look extra sharp on your wedding day.

Jos. A. Bank Reserve Collection Tailored Fit Tic Weave Suit in Olive

olive Italian wool wedding suit

You really can't go wrong with an olive suit. As well as being incredibly chic, it's the perfect suit for a nature-inspired setting or for a wedding filled with greenery. The fact that this suit is made from Italian wool and comes in inclusive sizing is even better.

The Black Tux Emerald Shawl Tuxedo

emerald green tuxedo

Emerald is such an elegant wedding tuxedo color. Pair this rich green tux with a matching bow tie and crisp white shirt for a truly show-stopping look.

Indochino Stone Plaid Green Suit

green check plaid wedding suit

Hosting a laid-back, retro-style wedding? Lean into the theme with this plaid green wedding suit from Indochino. To coordinate with your wedding party (but still stand out), dress them in dark green suits with plaid ties or accessories.

Red Wedding Suits

Red suits and tuxedos are always a good idea. Pro tip: Maroon, berry and burgundy suits look especially great in an urban setting, as the muted tones of the city allow these wedding suit colors to really pop.

ASOS DESIGN Skinny Tuxedo in Burgundy

burgundy red wedding suit ASOS

Tuxedo colors don't come much better than this stylish shade of burgundy. And at just over $100, this wedding tux is surprisingly affordable.

Paul Smith The Soho Suit in Damson

maroon wedding suit

For a maroon wedding suit you'll want to wear again and again, you can't go past this Paul Smith set. Wear it with a dark-hued shirt and shoes for a seasonal fall wedding look.

Hockerty Red Pinstriped Seersucker Peak Lapel Suit

seersucker red pinstripe wedding suit

Looking for a spring wedding suit with a difference? Try a seersucker suit on for size. This red suit from Hockerty is a vibrant wedding suit idea and it's made to order too, so it comes in any size.

The Black Tux Ruby Velvet Jacket Tuxedo

red velvet jacket tuxedo with bow tie

Go old school with your groom's wedding tuxedo with this ruby-hued velvet jacket. The rich jewel tone is perfect for a winter or nighttime wedding.

Purple Wedding Suits

Whether you wear violet, lilac or indigo, there's never a dull moment in a purple wedding suit. Dress your wedding party in varying shades of the color for incredible pics.

Paul Smith The Kensington Suit in Violet

light purple violet wedding suit

Unleash your inner Harry Styles with this purple wedding suit. The violet hue is eye-catching, plus the suit is made in Italy from a crease-resistant wool and mohair blend. No need to iron the morning of your wedding? Yes, please.

River Island Purple Skinny Fit Blazer

purple wedding suit river island

When it comes to choosing a suit color for your wedding, think of the colors that make you the happiest and help you feel the most like yourself. We have a feeling this lovely lilac suit could do just that. Pair it with River Island's matching purple suit trousers to complete the look.

Haspel Purple Haze Seersucker Suit

purple seersucker wedding suit

In need of a colorful beach wedding suit? This purple seersucker suit from Haspel should do the trick. Dress it down with an open collared shirt or up with a lilac bow tie.

The Black Tux Plum Shawl Tuxedo

plum tuxedo

Plum is the perfect alternative to a black or navy tux. It's neutral enough to go with almost any setting but individual enough to let your personality shine through.

Pink Wedding Suits

Pink is such a fun wedding suit color because it's so unexpected. Whether you opt for a solid hue or a patterned suit, it's easy to incorporate pink into your wedding color palette.

H&M Slim Fit Linen Blazer in Heather Purple

rose pink linen wedding suit

Linen suits are the perfect summer wedding attire because they keep you cool when it's hot outside. This purple-pink suit jacket is relaxed enough for a beach wedding or a destination wedding somewhere tropical. Pair it with these matching pink linen pants.

The Black Tux Rose Shawl Collar Tuxedo

rose pink tuxedo

Do you have a sunset wedding in the cards? This beautiful rose pink tuxedo was inspired by southern California sunsets and will look magical against a pink sky backdrop.

ASOS DESIGN Wedding Skinny Suit in Neutral Floral Print

blush pink wedding suit with florals

On the hunt for a spring wedding suit? Look no further. This floral wedding suit is such a unique choice for your big day and the blush pink hue is perfect for matching to your wedding color scheme.

Hawes & Curtis Pink Herringbone Linen Tailored Fit Italian Suit

pastel pink wedding suit

Pastel wedding suits are a great way to break tradition on your wedding day—and this pink suit offers a luxury feel. You can dress it up with brown shoes or down with white sneakers for a more casual wedding suit look.

Orange Wedding Suits

Make a statement with an orange wedding suit. Whether you choose bright orange, pastel orange or go with a trendy rust hue, this color is ideal for a fall wedding or a rustic wedding theme.

FRÈRE Orange Single Breasted Silk Wool Suit

brght orange wedding suit with turteneck

If you're not going to splurge on a handmade suit for your wedding day, then when are you? This bright suit from FRÈRE is fit for fall and made in Italy from silk and wool.

Hockerty Orange Wool-Linen Suit

rust orange suit

There's a reason rust is a trending wedding suit color: It works with most wedding color palettes, is a modern staple to add to your suit collection, and it looks good on everyone. This wedding suit from Hockerty is made to measure and you can customize every detail—from the pocket style to the jacket lapels.

The Black Tux Marigold Shawl Tuxedo

gold yellow orange tuxedo color

For a fun groom tuxedo color, go for gold in this elegant tux. The merino wool will keep you warm during the harshest winter months and the festive hue means it's perfect for a New Year's Eve celebration.

River Island Suit Jacket in Orange Grid Check

orange check casual suit

An orange wedding suit doesn't have to mean loud colors. Tone it down with this stylish suit jacket in an orange grid pattern for a retro wedding suit vibe. (These pants will complete the look.)

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