Post # 1
We are buying suits for the GMs, FI and my dad. One of the GMs is quite large and wouldn’t fit in the slim fit suit which looked so nice on the others. Not a big deal since they had a regular suit in the exact same material and fabric which fit him.
Well, so I thought. The shop has told me today that they have stopped doing his size jacket and so will need a completely different suit to everyone else – including a different shade of grey. I’m not sure what it’s like in the US but GMs etc have matching suits just like BMs. That’s the tradition.
So less than 7 weeks before the wedding I’m panicking! I haven’t spoken to FI yet but I assume will will just have to get him a different suit and have him in a different colour. I’m annoyed!
Post # 2
In my experience grey suits of a similar color look pretty much the same in photos. So I wouldn’t worry too much if one is a slightly different shade.
Post # 3
I think it’ll probably look better.
Post # 4
linnylou_88: Will they sell you the fabric so you can have a suit made for him?
Post # 5
Could you potentially look into hiring a suit for him that matches? Or get a fabric sample/picture to match it up elsewear. Or find who else that supplier sells to as they may be able to track it down through another company. If that’s what they promised you, and left it until this late to tell you otherwise, I think it’s the least they can do.
best of luck, I’m sure they’ll all look amazing no matter what 🙂 Plus everyone will be looking at you anyway 😉 Xx
Post # 6
julies1949: x-infinity-x: I asked for a swatch or asked if they could make a suit out of the fabric but they said no. It’s a chain store rather than an independent shop which would have been better. They have managed to find a jacket which is 2 inches smaller which he is going to try on tomorrow. Fingers crossed it can be let out!