(Closed) What color tuxedo to match coral dresses?!?

posted 6 years ago in Grooms/men
  • poll: Color dresses with go best with...
    Black Tuxedos : (13 votes)
    57 %
    Tan Suits : (10 votes)
    43 %
  • Post # 4
    1361 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I was in a wedding two years ago in August in which the groomsmen wore tan suits they rented from MW and it was brutally hot and they sweated through the jackets and the pants (gross, I know, sorry!).  I voted for black because it won’t show sweat as much.  But I think it also depends on the formality of your wedding.  If it’s a informal wedding, the tan would probably be better.

    Post # 5
    4194 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

    what about grey suits/tuxes?

    Post # 7
    2725 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I prefer the tan but voted the black because of what @Beckster329: said.

    Post # 8
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    I guess tan would go better with your color scheme. However, I strongly dislike the casualness of tan suits. Nobody would ever wear a tan suit in real life, either. They’re just so costume-y looking. You can never go wrong with black!

    Post # 9
    2335 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Black suits, not tuxes, since it seems like your wedding isn’t super formal (since you’re considering tan suits at all).

    Post # 10
    721 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    @rebwana:  I was going to suggest grey as well. I think sinceit is a neutral it would blend in really nicely.


    Post # 11
    1796 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Black. It will really help that coral color POP!

    Post # 12
    1 posts

    Just fyi – Tuxedos only come in Black and White, they are distinguished by the satin piping on the lapel and pockets, and a satin stripe down the sides of the pant leg. Any other color is a suit, and you can tell most easily because of the lack of satin on the pockets and lapels.

    It’s true that evey man should have a tuxedo in his wardrobe, but buying suits for your groomsmen is also a practical move because they can use the suit again afterwards for a greater variety of formal and less-formal occasions.



    Post # 13
    871 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    If you want to go a dark colour – I’d go Navy with the coral!


    Post # 14
    1006 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    @Ezsuits:  That’s not true. I’ve seen brown and gray tuxedos with the satin piping.

    However, I am a classic girl. I don’t think a TUXEDO should be in anything but black.

    Post # 15
    3182 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I’m biased, but here are our groomsmen in their darker grey tuxes, I think that might work.

    Post # 16
    5405 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I would do grey or navy!

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