The Best Green Wedding Suits in Every Shade
Feel like bringing a pop of color to your closet? A green wedding suit is a great route to go. The color has a number of variations that are staples throughout different seasons (tweed in the fall and winter, for example) and can be a good fit year-round if you style it the right way. For grooms, it's a great way to stand out at the altar, and for guests of all varieties, it can provide a unique spin on weddingwear and look right at home at an outdoor or garden ceremony. For some of our favorite green suits and the best ways to style them, read on.
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Can You Wear a Green Suit to a Wedding?
Absolutely. If you're a groom you can generally wear whatever color suit or tuxedo you want (it's your wedding, after all). If you're a guest, green (barring a fluorescent hue) is usually an acceptable color for a suit. As always, I advise you to check in with the couple first to make sure it's not the same color the groom is wearing, as that can be a bit of a faux pas.
The Best Green Wedding Suit Picks for 2024
Best Double-Breasted Suit: Grand Le Mar Khaki Green Wool Suit
Do you see those wide peak lapels? That's the good stuff. Grand Le Mar's wool green suit comes in a modern fit and a price that's tough to beat for the quality.
Best Tweed Suit: Hockerty Green Herringbone Tweed Suit
We're big tweed fans here at The Knot. It's a winter suiting solution, as stylish as it is functional (tweed will keep you cozy in the cold). Hockerty's green tweed suit comes in a herringbone pattern and is totally customizable through their made-to-measure service.
Best Suit for Broad Builds: State and Liberty Athletic Fit Hunter Green Stretch Blazer
State and Liberty specialize in suits fitted for folks with broader, more athletic builds. Their stretch-fit green blazer is a great way to get in on green suiting without worrying about fit.
Best Groom Suit: Spier & MacKay Green Hopsack Minnis Suit
Coming in a versatile four-season wool and a classic cut, Spier & MacKay's Minnis suit is a beauty. In this deep olive green, it's an instant wedding wardrobe mainstay.
Best Women's Suit: Indochino Greenwich Corduroy Hunter Green Suit
For the ladies, Indochino's made-to-measure services can have you looking great in green and in one of our favorite seasonal fabrics: corduroy. Simply build your suit in their made-to-measure portal and you can have a totally unique look for your next fall or winter wedding.
Best Seersucker Suit: Samir Bachkami Green Seersucker Suit
Show out at a summer wedding in this stunner from Samir Bachkami. It comes in a vibrant green and a lightweight seersucker that's stylish and breathable.
Best Linen Suit: Suitsupply Mid Green Havana Suit in Wool Silk Linen
Bring a luxe touch to your green suit dreams with this stunner from Suitsupply. The wool silk linen blend is perfect for spring and summer and the double-breasted cut is very much the suiting swerve you should be going for in 2024.
Best Corduroy Suit: Bonobos Jetsetter Corduroy Blazer
Corduroy can be for the boys, too. Bonobos's signature Jetsetter suit is available in a deep olive and helps you lean into corduroy season with a classic, timeless fit.
Best Groomsman Suit: J. Crew Ludlow Italian Chino Blazer
J. Crew's Ludlow suit is a modern sartorial staple. With a slim fit and a chino blend perfect for warm weather, it's a blazer that works great as part of a suit separates look.
Best Sartorial Swerve: Banana Republic Ramiro Moleskin Jacket
Moleskin is a deeply underrated suiting fabric come cold weather season. Banana Republic can help you suit up in it with this stunner in olive green. It'll be a fall wedding wardrobe staple before you know it.
Tips for Choosing a Green Wedding Suit
- Know Your Season: Not every shade of green works for every season. If you're primarily going to be wearing your green suit in the autumn or winter, go with a darker, earthier tone or an emerald one for the winter. For spring and summer, go with softer tones and pastels.
- Check With The Wedding Party: If you're attending a wedding but aren't a part of the wedding party, you may want to ping someone ahead of the date to make sure a green suit will be okay. If it's the color the groom or groomsmen will be wearing you may want to just save this one for the next wedding you attend.
- Feel Out the Fabric: Just like not every shade of green works for every season, not every fabric does either. Save green tweeds and flannels for the colder months of the year, and go with cottons and linens for spring and summer.
What to Wear With a Green Wedding Suit
Broadly your safest bet for complementing a green suit is going to be brown shoes and a brown belt. You can coordinate the shade of brown to correspond to the shade of green, though these days I'd personally advise darker brown dress shoes and loafers for any and all wedding fits in which the color is applicable. The way you style colored accessories with your green suit is going to vary based on the tone of green you're wearing, but broadly you should lean into browns and reds. Those will always be a safe bet with a green suit.