(Closed) Your Groom: Tie or Bow Tie?

posted 11 years ago in Grooms/men
  • poll: What is your Groom wearing with his tuxedo?




  • Post # 3
    286 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2009

    TIE! I like the look of a tie vs a bow-tie and FH thinks that bow-ties make him look like a clown/waiter. Also i can’t help but imagine a giant penguin . . . . . also. . i would say go with what YOU and your FH like . . .never mind Future Mother-In-Law

    Post # 4
    1022 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We are definitely going with ties. The guys will be wearing paisley.  It was never really an issue though, my FH wears ties every week, and he has always thought bow-ties were funny looking.  

    Post # 5
    700 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Yeah, I happy to think bow ties are kinda funny looking.  Ties on a man though…mmmmmm….

    Post # 6
    773 posts
    Busy bee

    personally i think bow ties are the way to go.  they are so classic and HOT.

    Post # 7
    1245 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    Bow ties are difficult to tie. Be sure there are several people around who have learned how to tie one just in case they come undone.

    Also – and I don’t say this to be snarky, merely as a statement of fact – I was recently at a reception where the waiters/bartenders were wearing black bow ties, white pleated-front shirts, and black tuxedo pants, and they exactly matched the groomsmen who were wandering around sans jackets. I don’t think anybody cared, but it’s just something to consider. 

    All of that being said, bow ties can look very debonaire and James Bond. 😉

    Post # 8
    453 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    My guys (including the groom) are wearing regular ties and the ringbearer (one of my twins-my 5 year old son) will be wearing a matching bow tie. The guys are not wearing tuxes though-for our 11 am Saturday morning wedding, they are wearing khaki pants and navy jackets with white shirts.

    Post # 9
    2680 posts
    Sugar bee

    We havent decided yet.  My Fiance wants to wear a bow tie, but the vests we picked for the Groomsmen are too low to look good with a bow tie so they would have to be in a tie.  I personally want everyone to wear a tie and I think thats what my Fiance will decide because he wants everyone to look the same (but his vest will be ivory) but I know he really wants a bow tie.

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