The Best Bachelor Party Outfits for You and Your Crew

From retro beach trunks to matching sets for the gang, here's your bachelor party style guide.
what to wear to a bachelor party
Photos, left to right: Huckberry, Wrangler, Dandy Del Mar
tres dean Associate Menswear Editor
Tres Dean
tres dean Associate Menswear Editor
Tres Dean
Associate Menswear Editor
  • Tres writes and edits articles for The Knot, with a specialty in menswear and suiting.
  • He brings over a decade of expertise in the field garnered as a writer, editor, copywriter, and trend specialist.
  • Before joining The Knot he covered menswear for publications including GQ, AskMen, Men’s Health, Sharp Magazine, Highsnobiety, and Spy.
Updated Oct 16, 2023
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Bachelor parties take a whole lot of planning from the best man and groomsmen to come together. With so many moving parts, from travel to lodging to food and beverage, to get sorted, don't let your bachelor party outfits become another thing to stress over. Bachelor trips are a great time to unwind with friends and family, and there's something special about going out for a night on the town or a day on the beach knowing that you and your crew are dressed well for the occasion. Now, what that occasion is may vary between wedding parties, but don't worry–we're taking it all into consideration here. Read on for our favorite places to shop for bachelor party outfits and some of the best ensembles you can wear when it comes time to get dressed for one.

Where to Shop for Bachelor Party Outfits

Where you shop for a bachelor party outfit is going to have a lot to do with what sort of bachelor party you're preparing for. Is it an outdoorsy weekend? A night out in Vegas? Just a lowkey weekend with the boys in a rental home? Whatever the party may entail, these are the places to shop to make sure you come prepared.

Huckberry: Huckberry is a one-stop shop for all things informal menswear. They've got great selections of denim, workwear, and outdoor gear as well as easy wardrobe staples like sweaters, flannels, and sturdy jackets. You may not be able to pick up a high-end suit, but they'll have you covered for just about anything else.

Bather: Need a pair of swim trunks that works as a pair of shorts, too? Bather is the place to go. Their signature bathing short is available in just about any color or pattern you can imagine. You can wear them with a tee shirt or crewneck sweatshirt on a coffee run or lowkey lunch hang and then jump into the pool, ocean, or lake with them later.

Dandy Del Mar: If your bachelor party is at a beachy destination, Dandy Del Mar is the place to go for retro-style leisurewear and stylish swim briefs. We're talking knit polos, matching sets (perfect for parties looking to coordinate their fits) and the sort of swimwear that garners the attention of anyone and everyone lounging by the pool.

J. Crew: There's a fair chance you don't need black-tie formalwear for a bachelor party, but if you need to re-up on the sort of wardrobe essentials you can wear to a nice dinner or out on the nightlife scene, J. Crew is a pretty good one-stop shop. They can get you a quality button-down, polo, or sport coat quick, and usually at a great price. Plus, you know, having those sorts of pieces in your wardrobe tends to come in handy even after the bachelor party wraps.

Herschel Supply Co: If it's been a minute since you traveled (or if your reliable weekend bag is on its last legs) you may find yourself in need of some new luggage ahead of the bachelor trip. All those outfits have to go somewhere, after all. For a reliable quick fix that gives you a quality travel bag or backpack without breaking the bank, look no further than Herschel Supply Co.

The Best Bachelor Party Outfits For the Groom (or Groomsmen)

Listen, all eyes are going to be on you on your wedding day and we're sure you'll be looking your best for the moment. However, your bachelor weekend is also all about you and your fits should reflect that. Here are some of our favorite ensembles for grooms looking to dress the part for a weekend with their groomsmen and friends.

For a Night Out

What to wear to a bachelor party night out
Suit: Suitsupply,Turtleneck: Banana Republic,Loafers: Morjas

If your bachelor party is skewing ritzy, dress the part without just repeating your wedding fit. Throw a slick suit like this double-breasted beauty from Suitsupply on with a turtleneck sweater and slick loafers.

For a Mountain Weekend

For a mountain bachelor party outfit
Jacket: Huckberry,Sweater: Long Wharf

Stay warm, endure anything the weather throws at you, and look like a protagonist from a Yellowstone or The Last of Us spinoff in Flint & Tinder's wildly popular flannel-lined waxed trucker jacket. Pair it with a cozy sweater like this one from Long Wharf and you'll be all set for a night by the fire or a day out exploring the woods.

For a Beachside Bachelor Blowout

For a beach bachelor party outfit
Polo: Dandy Del Mar,Trunks: Bather

Beach fits are tricky–you want to look your best while also being able to hop in the ocean at a moment's notice. For moments like these, Dandy Del Mar and Bather have you covered. Throw one of their trendy knit polos dripping with retro Palm Beach swag on over a pair of perfect trunks from Bather. You'll be looking your best in the sand and sea alike.

For a West Coast Weekend (Cooler Weather Edition)

For a west coast cool weather bachelor party outfit
Crewneck: Todd Snyder,Shorts: Libero,Shoes: New Balance

Taking in the sights around Malibu? Exploring Portland? The move is long sleeve tops with shorts–winds off the Pacific are no joke. Try pairing a crewneck sweatshirt with a great pair of shorts (these ones from Libero are the perfect length and aren't made of heavy material). Top it off with a pair of stylish sneakers with sturdy support and orthopedic inserts to ensure your feet hold up to a full weekend of walking all over town.

For a Nashville Hoedown

For a Nashville bachelor party
Shirt: Wythe,Jeans: Wrangler,Boots: Tecovas

Nashville is quickly becoming one of the bachelor and bachelorette capitals of the country. If it's going to be the setting for your party, dress accordingly. A good pair of jeans, a western snap-button shirt, and cowboy boots are a surefire Smashville hit–and there'll be plenty of hats for you and your boys to try on when you're in town.

For an Outdoors Expedition

For a outdoors bachelor party outfit
Jacket: Lululemon,Shorts: Patagonia,Shoes: StockX

Hitting the trails? Come prepared with durable, weather-resistant clothing and shoes that'll hold up to all of the punishment you'll throw at them. Start with Nike Mowabbs, the gold standard for hiking shoes that are as stylish as they are durable. Wear them with Patagonia Baggies and a weather-resistant jacket like this one from Lululemon and you've got an outfit equal parts fashionable and functional.

The Best Bachelor Party Outfits For the Group

Aiming to get some matching fits off for the bachelor party? Look no further–these are all perfect for groomsmen looking to coordinate their wardrobes.

Think Pink

Pink-themed bachelor party outfit ideas
Shirt: Dandy Del Mar,Shorts: Dandy Del Mar,Shoes: Nisolo

Guys looking to turn heads with their coordinating outfits should check out some of Dandy Del Mar's matching sets. Their soft pink Cannes waffle-knit set is among the loudest of their offerings and one sure to have the crew looking great. Finish the look off with huarache slides for the perfect retro-beachy vibe.


Poolside bachelor party outfit ideas
Shirt: Jungmaven,Trunks: Chubbies

Make a scene when you pull up to the pool in these loud-as-hell swim shorts from Chubbies. Pair them with matching teal muscle tanks to really lean into the Miami Vice vibe.

Kick It

Matching sneakers bachelor party outfit ideas
Photos, left to right: Nike, adidas, New Balance

Sometimes you don't need a whole roster of matching outfits to lean into the camaraderie of a bachelor party. Matching kicks are a great way to create some synchronicity in the group without going head-to-toe coordinating. Grooms can use affordable, accessible kicks like the Nike Blazer or adidas Samba as groomsman gifts, or the gang can just show up with a pair ready to go.

Hit the Track

Track themed bachelor party outfit ideas
Photos: adidas

Run-DMC and the Beastie Boys hit the stage back in the day in matching adidas tracksuits and to this day they're a favorite of rock stars and wedding parties alike. Have the gang pack matching ones for the bachelor party and then wear them again to the venue the morning of the wedding. You can even trick these out with custom embroidery, patches, or pins–any detail to make them unique to your groomsmen.

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