Post # 1
The person that will be marrying us has said to pick out what color tux we want them to wear. They look best in lighter colors (tan, beige, off white) but it’s also similar to my dress. I want him to feel good and comfortable and he looks really good in the off white tux. The groom will be in black.
Is this a bad thing because it’s a similar color to my dress? Does the “guests don’t wear white to the wedding” extend to the person marrying you? Would you have a problem, as a bride? I don’t want people to have their jaws dropped on the floor because of the color, when really it’s our decision.
Post # 3
Haha, if a guest’s jaw dropped to the floor for that reason, I think that person has a lot more to worry about! My officiant was asking the same question, and I think he’d prefer to wear black, as it will stand out against the groom’s dark brown suit, but not in a bad way. =)
Post # 4
Honestly, I don’t think it would be a big deal to see your officiant in a lighter suit. As a guest, I probably wouldn’t even notice, so it wouldn’t bother me with your dress. Our officiant wore a beautiful bright blue jacket and she looked great in the photos. The color wasn’t part of our color scheme, but she stood out nicely and it looked really nice.
Post # 5
- Wedding: October 2010 - Kindred Oaks, Georgetown
Last year when my friends got marrieds the groom wore black tux, shirt and tie and the officiant wore black tux, shirt and white tie to make him stand out a bit. I looked very nice and definitely didn’t take the attention away from the gorgeous bride.