Shopping Ideas For Grooms
Shopping Tips For Grooms
Grooms, have we got your attention. Ready to polish those shoes, grab your pocket square, and settle down for some top shopping tips?
Even before you set off on your glorious honeymoon to a sun-drenched tropical paradise, there’s lots of planning to be done. With preparation and timing as meticulous as Norman Schwarzkopf, you needn’t get your lucky wedding pants in a twist.
Yes, flowers may not be your thing or recruiting a priest or rabbi may not be down your street. Nevertheless, it’s important to take your foot off the matrimonial gas and have a little timeout. Shop til you drops as we roundup some of our best tips ensuring grooms are ready to rumble.
Suit or Tux?
Ps: All images featured in this post were captured by Bruno Rosa
Suit you, sir...Whether you opt for a terrific tux or snazzy suit, you should decide long before trotting down the aisle. After all, you will be required to visit a suit hire store or if you're feeling flush, buy an outfit ready for the big day.
Whichever decision you make, it is essential to plan ahead, do your research and find something that’s literally going to suit - pardon the pun!
Dark three-piece outfits are great for winter weddings or consider lighter colours, waistcoats and lighter fabrics for summer weddings and destination weddings. Pastel tones also work just as well for the latter.
Grooms, if you are stuck between a rock and a hard place, there’s an extensive selection of guides offering tips on how to choose the perfect wedding suit.
One for All and All for One
Like the Three Musketeers, you must take into account your loyal and faithful buddies.
You know the ones. Those who have stood by you through thick and thin. Surely they merit a token of appreciation on your big day? Big up to your grooms on this most of joyous of occasions and shop around for a one of a kind groomsmen gift.
And boy do they come in all shapes and sizes. Show some manly love and hug it out with your bros. Elevate their attire with a pair of personalized cufflinks, a vibrant pocket square matching your wedding theme or superhero pants for those inner nerds.
But why stop there? Satisfy sporty chums with a custom NFL or NBA beer mug or enjoy a late-night stogie with a personalized shot glass and cigar humidor gift set.
Whatever your buddies’ hobbies or interests, make sure they take away a treasured memento of your big bash. From practical gifts to alcohol and foodie treats, there are numerous articles here offering inspiration or discover a large selection of groomsmen gifts online.
Now you’ll want to purchase a sturdy pair of shoes.
Providing durability not to mention style, choose wisely and you will be able to dance the night away like Fred Astaire. Get it wrong and you will end up like The Penguin in Batman.
Don’t waddle your way down the aisle. Take it to step by step and strut with confidence in a robust yet sleek pair of pins.
Black is always the colour of choice but you can always go for navy or a pair of brogues that work well with navy or lighter colour suits. There are a host of guides on how to choose the right wedding shoes.
Isn’t it about time you walked the walk?
Heck grooms also deserve some attention huh?
And what better way to show off your look than with a couple of fabulous handpicked accessories. Think sterling silver cufflinks, bold boutonnieres, and diamond-encrusted tie clips adding extra bling to your event.
There are lots of handy hints on finding the coolest groom accessories allowing you to sparkle just as much as your blushing bride.