The wedding day has long been considered the bride’s day and it is understood that she and her party will be the center of attention, but that doesn’t mean a man in the groom’s party can’t grab some attention of his own.
Let’s be honest, you’re the type who likes to be noticed wherever he goes, even if you aren’t the headliner. Fortunately, you can let a lot of your own flavor shine through without upstaging the couple or breaking the color code. You can at least make sure that you stand out from all the other groomsmen at the wedding.
Here are a few ways to be remembered at the wedding:
Wear unique or bold bowties/ties
Each groomsmen can wear similar ties with subtly different patterns/colors. If you have style, you know how to take it a step further without getting too crazy. Trust your instincts and show up with a tie with a bit more flair than anyone else.
Amp up your sock game with creative and complementing sock patterns and colors
Socks are a great way to set yourself apart without risking any threat to the theme. They’ll only be noticed if you’re trying to bring attention to them, and the quick flashes can give your look some real allure.
Instead of monotone pocket squares, opt for printed varieties.
Printed pocket squares with more intricate patterns are a great way to set yourself apart. So long as you carefully coordinate the colors, the pattern will serve as a way to stand out from the others.
Accessorize with non-traditional boutonnieres
Boutonnieres are often part of the uniform, so check with the groom first to find out if you can accessorize here. If you can, it’s an effective way to really add some personality. Choose uncommon species of flowers, or colors or artificial varieties that have
For an outdoor wedding, the groomsmen can don sunglasses!
If you know sunglasses are going to be a necessary, you should take advantage of the opportunity to make sure you bring a pair that adds an extra layer to your look. They’ll work double duty making them stand out as well as shade you from the sun.
Bring the most standout card
If who you really want to stand out to is the bride or groom, you should do it in a way that they can carry your best wishes with them. Don’t settle for a generic card that you’ve picked up from the local cardstock store. Look for a greeting card that reminds you of the best parts of your relationship with each other.
Weddings are about the bride and groom, but that doesn’t mean the groomsmen’s looks have to sit on the sidelines. Try some of these accessories to take your groomsmen’s attire to the next level.