8 Ways to Sync His Suit With Your Dress, No Matter Your Wedding Style

Everyone already knows you’re two of a kind. Prove it with these stylish wedding-day ensembles that truly complement each other.
by The Knot
wedding tuxes and suits


Yes, the bride is the center of attention, but as her right-hand man, all eyes are on the groom as well. And with the wide range of menswear available these days, there's no reason grooms can't show off their sartorial savvy. But just like finding your soul mate, choosing your wedding attire is all about complementing—rather than competing with—each other. For looks that work great together no matter your wedding style, check out our picks for suits and tuxes from Men's Wearhouse that pair perfectly with our favorite dresses.

Beachy Keen

beach wedding dress and suit

For Him: Saying "I do" on the beach means feeling the sun on your face and wind in your hair, so a semiformal or casual look is your best bet. A light-colored suit fits the bill and helps you stay cool under the hot sun. Pair it with a seersucker bow tie or anchor cuff links for a nautical touch, or for a more casual affair feel free to skip the tie (or even the jacket) altogether.

Get the look: Pronto Uomo tan notch lapel suit, $189.99 for a complete rental package with Perfect Fit rewards, Men's Wearhouse

For Her: When it comes to beachfront nuptials, easy-breezy does it—the last thing you want is a stiff fabric that doesn't move with you. Plus, nothing beats a lighter-than-air skirt that's easy to hike up an inch or two for easy maneuvering on the sand (or even wading in the waves).

Get the look: BHLDN Violetta dress, TheKnot.com

Formal Ballroom

formal ballroom wedding dress and tuxedo

For Him: Swanky digs call for fancy duds. At a black-tie affair, only a traditional black tux will do. Worn with a crisp white wing- or spread-collar shirt and a black vest, this look is timeless. For an ultra-formal evening, you can also up the ante with a white tie instead.

Get the look: BLACK by Vera Wang black notch-lapel tuxedo, $199.99 for a complete rental package with Perfect Fit rewards, Men's Wearhouse

For Her: The ballroom and the ball gown were literally made for each other. A tulle skirt of epic proportions makes for some pretty serious twirling on the dance floor, while a rhinestone-studded inset and sash add a dash of glam.

Get the look: Casablanca Bridal tulle and crystal ball gown, TheKnot.com

Royal Romance

royal wedding dress and tuxedo

For Him: Whether your wedding is actually taking place in a castle (lucky you!) or you're just hoping to capture that regal feel, a three-piece gray tuxedo gives off a modern Prince Charming vibe. Wear it with a long black, white or champagne silk tie and coordinating pocket square for an even more aristocratic look.

Get the look: Joseph Abboud dark gray satin-edged notch-lapel tuxedo, $199.99 for a complete rental package with Perfect Fit rewards, Men's Wearhouse

For Her: A taffeta ball gown is a princess favorite. This stunning silhouette draws inspiration from the likes of Grace Kelly and Jackie O., two style icons who amount to modern American royalty.

Get the look: Allure Bridals ball gown, TheKnot.com

Ultra Glam

glamorous wedding dress and white tuxedo jacket

For Him: Nothing says old-school Hollywood quite like a white dinner jacket. And if your wedding is pulling out all the stops, there's no reason you shouldn't look leading-man sharp. It's best to stay classic with a style this iconic—don't stray from the black bow tie and shiny patent shoes for accessories.

Get the look: Joseph & Feiss white dinner jacket, $124.99 for a complete rental package with Perfect Fit rewards, Men's Wearhouse

For Her: Va-va-voom! With a plunging sweetheart neckline, lacy bodice and flouncy, tiered skirt, this fit-and-flare gown is the height of drama.

Get the look: LOVE by Pnina Tornai for Kleinfeld mermaid dress with chapel train, TheKnot.com

Modern Love

modern wedding dress and navy tuxedo

For Him: A dark navy tux is a cool spin on a classic, especially when coupled with a sleek, satin-edged lapel. Black patent shoes are a traditional choice, but if your wedding style is more fashion forward, consider finishing the look with a pair of cognac-colored shoes and a modern boutonniere made from feathers or succulents.

Get the look: Joseph Abboud navy satin-edged notch-lapel tuxedo, $199.99 for a complete rental package with Perfect Fit rewards, Men's Wearhouse

For Her: An elegant column dress with interesting angles or ruching is the height of sophisticated chic. Add a sparkly or beaded belt at the waist and voilà—you're a modern-day Cinderella.  

Get the look: DB Studio by David's Bridal strapless chiffon sheath, TheKnot.com

Romantic Rustic

romantic lace wedding dress and gray suit

For Him: For a wedding with an outdoorsy feel (think: a barn or forest setting), light gray is a good choice to look dressed up but not too fussy. To play up the natural surroundings, add a plaid tie and pocket square, or go for a subtly patterned shirt paired with a solid bow tie.

Get the look: Pronto Uomo gray notch-lapel suit, $189.99 for a complete rental package with Perfect Fit rewards, Men's Wearhouse

For Her: Delicate floral lace appliqués and intricate beadwork complement the soft, romantic atmosphere of a rustic wedding. Dramatic details like a scooped back and fluttery train are practically made for dancing under the stars.

Get the look: CocoMelody Ginger gown, TheKnot.com

Preppy Pairing

preppy wedding dress and suit

For Him: A sharp blue suit is a classic American sportswear staple. For a look that fits right in at the yacht club, pair it with a preppy patterned tie, like plaid, striped or polka dot. If yours is a more casual event (say, an outdoor daytime bash), consider pairing the suit jacket with a pair of khakis and a light blue shirt—just don't forget the argyle socks.

Get the look: Calvin Klein blue suit, $189.99 for a complete rental package with Perfect Fit rewards, Men's Wearhouse

For Her: Demure details like a bateau neckline and bow at the waist are musts for the preppy bride. This alluring gown offers that plus a low V-shaped back and gets its striped texture from classic hemstitch, calling to mind seersucker fabric but with a formal twist.

Get the look: Rosa Clará Oneida dress, TheKnot.com

City Chic

sleek wedding dress and tuxedo

For Him: If your wedding takes place amid the bright lights and big glamour of a city backdrop, sleek and chic is the way to go. Wear a black tuxedo with a satin-edged lapel and a polished black vest and tie. Or switch up the look and opt for a white or silver vest instead. For a bit of bling, accessorize with diamond cuff links.

Get the look: Calvin Klein black satin-edged notch-lapel tuxedo, $179.99 for a complete rental package with Perfect Fit rewards, Men's Wearhouse

For Her: Match the sophisticated glamour of a major metropolis with an elegant, curve-hugging satin dress. A seamed bodice, buttons that trail down the back, and a showstopper of a bow that sits atop a petite tulle train ensure this trumpet-style gown will keep all eyes on you .

Get the look: Truly Zac Posen at David's Bridal seamed satin wedding dress, TheKnot.com


The Knot and Men's Wearhouse Present Groom Style—a sponsored series full of inspiration and advice for putting together the perfect look for your wedding events. To check out more of the latest styles, visit MensWearhouse.com.

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