(Closed) What pants (not khaki) go with a navy blazer

posted 9 years ago in Grooms/men
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

Hmm…maybe a blue-ish seersucker pant?  To complement both the gray and the blue?

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Like a dark gray trouser? I think that would be fine, or you could try black (most people have a good pair of black). I would see it in person though because sometimes it works and sometimes it looks like you didn’t realize one was navy and the other black.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Honestly? My vote would be khakis. They really don’t look that casual once they have the tie and boutionniere on. If they had unbuttoned white shirts underneath the blazer,  then I could see how that would look casual.

I think that black pants would just look mismatched and grey would look odd (being two dark neutrals).

Just ask  your guys to get really nice, modern khakis, sans pleats (Express Men has some awesome ones). They’ll be able to wear those again and again, and add a blue/grey tie into the mix, and they’ll look super sharp!

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I don’t think khaki is too casual at all.  go for it.

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2018

I don’t think khaki is too casual either and I can’t really think of something else that would look good. I love the khaki/navy blue blazer look. They just need to wear ties, etc. to look less casual.

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I think grey would look nice and match the groom’s suit nicely.

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

I think you could do grey. And with grey/blue bridesmaid dresses, it’ll look great.

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Post # 10
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

I’m all for the navy suit with grey pants. Sometimes black works, but you just have to see how it looks together.

Khaki would work if they are very nice khaki pants (not the cargo kind) and ironed well, to look nice and crisp. The only thing with khaki, also for grey, is that they might have different shades of the color and it could look a bit off. Different shades of grey would probably look better than different shades of khaki pant.

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