Post # 1
My wedding is this October 2015.
The color scheme I picked is (rose, gold, blush and ivory)
my bridesmaids will be in a dusty rose color and I was planning on putting the grooms men in the allure tan suit from friar tux.
This weekend when I went to visit my Future Mother-In-Law she asked me my wedding colors and what the groomsmen would be wearing and I said the tan allure suit. She then said “For a fall wedding?!??”
My response was “yes, tan but it’s still up in the air. I’m also looking into grey tuxedos.”
she said she didn’t see her son in a grey suit for his wedding and wanted him to wear black.
I know tan suits are more for a spring wedding but I just wanted to be different and don’t care to follow on wedding color traditions. October in SoCal is basically still summer and ranges from 70-80degrees.
What do you Bee’a think? Tan is tacky for an October wedding in SoCal…or should I just do grey? I really don’t want my fiance wearing black it’s too traditional and sad of a color for our wedding day.
Post # 2
What does your Fiance want to wear?
Post # 3
What does your Fiance want to wear?
Haha, double post.
Post # 4
“she said she didn’t see her son in a grey suit for his wedding and wanted him to wear black.”
Thankfully it’s not up to her what anyone wears. If it’s in SoCal, you can get away with it, definitely. In a place where the season changing is noticable, maybe not.
Seriously, go with what you want. Don’t listen to unsolicited advice.
Post # 5
my fiancé says he doesn’t care! HE Would be into anything that looks good!
Post # 6
He honestly doesn’t care he’s happy as long as it looks good! I have an easy going man 🙂
Post # 7
Thankfully she lives far away! haha she’s always putting her two cents in when no one has asked for her advice. But I’m defintely not doing black. Thank you for you input 🙂
Post # 8
Alright then, I can definitely relate to having a Fiance like that.
I would stick with Tan or Grey. Black is probably going to look too harsh anyway with the colors you described – and in SoCal I think your need to “fit the season” is really negligable. You pretty much have a dry season and a rainy season, not “Summer” and “Winter”.
Just make sure when you make the descision, he’s on your side 100% and is not going to be swayed by his mother saying she wants him to be in black/thinks he will look better in black/insert other things she might try here. If I’ve learned nothing else from these boards, I’ve learned that weddings make people crazy about things they normally wouldn’t care about – Like suit colors!
ETA: Just wanted to add that tan is harder to wear than grey, so it’s going to depend on your Groom and Groom’s mens’ skin tones.
Post # 9
I didn’t follow any seasonal rules and chose blush and silver for my colors for my fall wedding. I also did a pink cherry blossom theme and Groomsmen wore grey suits because that’s what hubby wanted. Where I live the weather in the fall can vary widely between warm and sunny or freezing temperatures and snow. Don’t worry about other people’s opinions. It’s not their wedding, it’s yours! 🙂
Post # 10
Your colour scheme would look best with grey for the men I think, but then I don’t like the idea of tan suits for any occasion ! Having said that however, I think what Americans call tan, others call beige – though I might be wrong about that.
If by tan you mean the soft light beigey colour in the first picturet hen that’s different, but if you mean that fairly bright orange brown in the second , then no.
I agree with pps about black – if you don’t want it and Fiance doesn’t care – tough FMIL, not your call !
Post # 11
The seasonal rules about color for a wedding are ridiculous. Do what you want.
Post # 12
Go with what you like and will make you happy. It’s not like you’re up here in Manitoba where snow in October is a common occurance.
A light grey would also be nice, skintones depending.
But if the rest of the wedding is a light, romantic colour palette (blush, gold, cream, etc) then black suits/tuxedos might look harsh.