(Closed) Bridesmaids are wearing canary, he wants groomsmen to wear navy. Thoughts?

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
7606 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

Sounds nautical.  I think it could work!  Maybe the BMs could have navy sashes and the guys could have canary ties/bouts to tie it all together?

Post # 4
837 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Yellow and dark blue go great together. I don’t see the problem. 

Post # 5
3126 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2017

I love navy with yellow. What are your other colors?

Post # 6
4352 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I would just be careful about what color flowers you use. Otherwise it sounds good.

Post # 7
1975 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Post # 8
1571 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@Juliepants:  This was my first thought. Very New England in the summer. Which I totally love, By The Way.

Post # 10
2869 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I was confused by the title of your post, as I totally think of dark blue and yellow going together

Post # 12
2009 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Love it, what’s the problem.

Post # 13
1733 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I think that navy suits will look fine. Gray suits would also be OK (although I don’t think I’d do the navy vests with them — just a personal preference). My sense is that you’re worried about how to incorporate the gray into your color scheme, if not in the suits. I think you’ll be able to do this in different decor elements, but with the navy and canary, it does seem like the soft white will end up being more of your neutral rather than the gray so much.

For suits: pull a bunch of navy, but also see if he’ll try on a gray suit too. He may be surprised by which one he prefers once he’s wearing it. But if he’s not digging gray and likes the way he looks in navy…don’t fight him on it, IMO. He deserves to feel comfortable and awesome on that day too.

Post # 14
9954 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012


Another Bee who “saw” nautical…

Navy & Yellow with White as an Accent colour is great.  If Gray is a must do (I think it will detract some)… then I suggest you push the nautical element, and have the guys wear Grey Flannels with Navy Double Breasted Blazers.

PHOTO – Traditional Navy & Grey


PHOTO – Navy & Grey with a Hit of Yellow


PHOTO – Ralph Lauren – Traditional Nautical

BUT personally, I’d just skip the Greys and stick with Navy, Yellow and White… you can GOOGLE – Navy and Yellow Wedding – to find more inspiration / ideas.

Hope this helps,


Post # 15
5 posts
  • Wedding: July 2013

I love the colour combo. If you are unsure. Yellow dresses and grey suits also go great together.  You could also go with a yellow that has more gold in it so it doesn’t look too primary.

Post # 16
553 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Those colours look great together. This is a pretty popular colour combo.

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