(Closed) military dress for groom

posted 7 years ago in Military
Post # 3
Hostess
18623 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I’m sure he can wear whatever color he wants!  You might want to have the groomsmen in navy instead of black so they don’t clash with him.

Post # 4
Member
14784 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Nothing is better than a Marine if full dress blues with the white pants.

Post # 5
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835 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

yeah i agree…. white pants will be fine, he is militay, he doesnt have to match everything perfectly and not suppose to….his dress blues will hold their own. the uniform shows honor…my fi is wearing his too, and he wont match everthing…also, it will be fall and he will be in his white pants. its understodd that uniforms wont totally cordiante with colors of wedding.

Post # 6
Member
782 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

Yup, I agree with the post above me. Let your man stand out in his uniform. My husband wore his mess dress (blue in AF), which technically clashed with the black of the other guy’s tuxes. BUT! He stood out and it was fantastic! I contemplated having the guys wear blue/navy tuxes and I’m so happy I didn’t follow through with that idea.

Let the uniform speak for itself 🙂

Post # 7
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572 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

My FI is also an Officer in the Marines. He told me he is only allowed to wear his whites between Memorial and Labor Day.  Our wedding is Labor Day weekend next year, so he’ll be in his whites 🙂 BUT I think he said that he would have to ask for clearance to wear his whites if I wanted him to and our date was outside of the Memorial/Labor day time frame.

Post # 8
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873 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

@brady3537:

My brother is a Marine officer as well and wore the white pants to his March wedding.  He didn’t have to get permission.

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