(Closed) Help! What color tux’s do I get to match gray dresses?

posted 7 years ago in Grooms/men
  • poll: What color tux do the groomsmen wear to match gray dresses?
    Gray : (22 votes)
    43 %
    Tan : (11 votes)
    22 %
    Other : (18 votes)
    35 %
  • Post # 3
    245 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    First off, my BMs are wearing the same dresses in midnight blue!  Back to your question, if you’re trying to stay away from black, I’d probably go with tan suits b/c gray might be difficult to match shades.  I’m generally not a fan of tuxes in colors other than black.  Tuxes are more formal than suits, and I think for a vineyard/barn wedding, suits would be more appropriate.  Maybe just take your Fiance to Mens Wearhouse and see what you like on him. 


    Post # 5
    3947 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I wouldn’t get Grey, it would be too matcy matchy.

    Post # 6
    3166 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    i wouldn’t do grey unless it was a contrasting one like charcoal – too hard to match and it would probably be overload. a way to think about the difference is tuxes are generally for the evening and formal events while suits are for the day and work. judging by your name, i’m guessing it’ll be a more casual affair so i’d do suits or slacks with a dress shirt (sleeves rolled up) and a vest.

    Post # 7
    1303 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I think a Navy would go nicely. Other than that, good ‘ol black.

    No tan, beige or brown though.

    Post # 8
    1269 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    I would go with black suits.  Tux would be too formal I think.  I’m not sure how tan suits would look with grey Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses.

    Post # 9
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I defintely wouldn’t do grey – that is just too much monotone plus the gray probably wouldn’t match.  I also think tuxes are a bit formal for how you describe you wedding.

    I’d do either navy or black suits!

    Post # 10
    128 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    My BMs are wearing those dresses also! I love them 🙂

    I think I would do black suits also maybe with a gray tie. You can rent suits from some places but I am not sure about Men’s Wearhouse.


    Post # 11
    827 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I would do black or a dark charcoal.  I think that would look great against the grey bridesmaid dresses! 

    Post # 12
    2271 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    No way on the tan. I agree, black or a charcoal gray. Suits can be worn again and every man could use a good black or charcoal gray suit in their wardrobe. I would lean towards charcoal gray.

    Post # 13
    654 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I think my girls are wearing those too in one of the purples!  Love them. 

    I cannot even imagine a tan tux.  But I would go with black or charcoal for the guys.  I also advocate suits too unless it’s super formal.

    Post # 15
    2767 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I would get black.

    Post # 16
    1480 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I love the suggestion of charcoal. But I think you can’t go wrong with black. A tan tux? I really don’t know about that. A tan suit, fine. But a tux should not be tan.

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