Let's Talk Ties

Updated: Jun 12, 2021

If you've ever chatted with one of our menswear specialists about wedding suits, you've probably noticed that we give you more to think about than merely just the price of our suits. We usually ask who your photographer is-- which honestly some brides and grooms are surprised by! We ask because the color of the suit you choose can be drastically affected by the editing style and will change which suit we recommend to get the right look. If you missed our blog post about this, you can find it here. We also ask the color of the bride's gown to coordinate the guy's shirts with it (no white shirts if the gown isn't white). Again, full Ted Talk on shirt choices can also be found on our blog here. Today though, we're going to talk ties!

Color Selection

When most couples start picking out the ties, they are solely concerned with matching the ties to the bridesmaid dresses. We 100% understand that and cover over 120+ colors of men's ties, bowties, suspenders and pocket squares in just one of our solid accessory programs. We also have multiple other color tie sets with stripes, paisley/tapestry patterns, floral and other patterns.

Groom's Tie

While matching the groomsmen's ties to the bridesmaid dresses is important, we also encourage our couples to consider the groom's tie independently from the bridesmaid colors. The groom wearing a tie that compliments the color of the bridal gown (ivory, champagne, blush, etc) helps set both of you apart from the rest of the bridal party. Having the bride and groom color coordinate is also especially important since most of the pictures you're going to love of your wedding will be just the two of you!

The neutral tie colors help soften the look of those bridal portraits. Let's say for example that the suits are going to be tan and the bridesmaid dresses are light blue. However, if the bride isn't wearing any light blue in her gown, the blu