Groom and groomsman wedding attire inspiration

After selecting your venue, mailing out your invitations and choosing the rings, it’s time to decide upon your destination wedding attire. Whether you’re planning a lavish beachside ceremony or a glamorous poolside affair, we put together some of our favourite groom and groomsmen wedding attire ideas. Read on and get inspired for your wedding day in paradise.

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Classic colours

You can’t go wrong with a classic black, navy blue or charcoal three-piece suit. This is a popular choice for weddings back home and in destination. Pair your classic suit with a matching vest, crisp white shirt and elegantly knotted tie or lose the tie altogether and opt for just a button-up underneath. We also love incorporating your wedding’s colour scheme into the pocket squares or ties!

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Rebekah Viola Photography
Ben Yew Photography

Laidback vibes

Seeking a casual look for your wedding attire? You can opt for more laidback looks for your beach wedding including khaki shorts, suspenders instead of a jacket, bowties instead of a traditional Windsor or light-coloured suit pants without the jacket. To distinguish yourself from your groomsmen, you can opt to wear suspenders while the rest of your groomsmen go with plain button-ups.

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Wild Love Photo
Brookklyn Photo


If you’re all about the latest trends, don’t hold back on your wedding day – choose a fashion-forward outfit that reflects your personal style. Go for an elegant white suit jacket with black lapels and black pants, carry on the tropical theme with a floral printed suit or add just a touch of flair with printed pocket squares and trendy shoes. If you’ll be going for a fashion-forward look, we recommend keeping things simple for your groomsmen’s attire.

Inside Weddings
Rebecca Carpenter photography
Gene Yoon
Sapphire and Lace

Make a statement

Go bold with your wedding day look by choosing a vibrantly coloured suit. We love emerald greens, baby blues and bold reds – just make sure to pair it with a more neutral shirt underneath. If you don’t want to commit to the entire suit, you can select a classic-coloured suit and pair it with a bold shirt or tie underneath.

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Bonny Sen
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