January 25, 2016 | News & Updates

Wed in the Winter: Men

Who was watching the Golden Globes earlier this month? If you were (as we were), you may have noticed (as we did) the bold and beautiful attire many of the male attendees chose to wear. Wide lapels, interesting textures, and an array of colour choices led the way on the red carpet. Similarly, these very same features are inspiring us as we consider what’s on the horizon for men’s formal fashion, especially for wedding parties!

 

Sam Heugh at the 2016 Golden Globes

Sam Heughan, at the 2016 Golden Globes. Business Insider

Weddings are often touted as the bride’s big day, but we are firm believers in sharing the fun. We are willing to wager that your personality played at least a part in her decision to spend the rest of her life with you, so what better day to show it off than your wedding day? Maybe your personality looks like a classically elegant black-tux-black-tie combo, but this could also look like a navy blue tuxedo, a red velvet jacket, a plaid three-piece suit, or a grey suit trimmed in robin’s egg blue. It’s your chance to feel inspired and take chances if the mood strikes you!

 

One great thing about getting married during the coldest months of the year is that so many wonderful suits are made out of thick, textured fabrics which are much less realistic come summer. We’re looking straight at you, wool and velvet! The chillier the atmosphere, the more comfortable you’re going to feel in that three-piece, wool suit. Plus, you get to wear the entire outfit, all day long, making any cost-driven hesitancies a bit easier to put to rest.

 

 

Finally, if you’ve been feeling in a bit of a style rut or are unsure which direction to head when looking towards The Big Day, may we suggest a couple things? Experiment with textures and don’t be afraid of colour! These are two of the quickest ways to breathe new life into a comfortable wardrobe and to keep a classic look modern.

Of course, after all of that thought and consideration, you’re going to want to make sure your new formal wear is kept spick and span. At Parkers we offer state-of-the-art, eco-friendly dry cleaning at a very affordable rate. We even offer pick up and delivery services, meaning all you have to do is give us a call or shoot us an email and the work is done for you!

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