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Restrictions have been eased or lifted and wedding season is nigh! But there’s no need to freak out about what to wear, guys.
“I love a ceremony when I can come, dressed up looking really nice but also feel like myself, feel relaxed and let my personality shine,” Roystan said.
Men’s Black Tie Wedding Style
“If you’re going to a black-tie wedding you’ll be wearing a tuxedo with a bow tie,” Roystan explained. “If you’re going to a formal wedding it’s a little bit less dressy but still you want to be wearing one of your finest suits with a traditional tie.”
While it can be a bit stuffy, Roystan says you can still have fun. Ditch the uncomfortable shirt and tie and try a cozy turtle neck instead.
“Think about colors too,” he said. “Let’s think about what you might see on the Oscars red carpet. You might see a gold tuxedo jacket, white tuxedo jacket, navy, even burgundy.”
Men’s Semi-Formal and Casual Wedding Style
At a semi-formal wedding, you can lose the tuxedo and stick with a casual suit.
“I love darker earth tones because they’re vibrant. They really stand out but they’re not too distracting,” Roystan suggested.
Some of his picks were a hunter green Ralph Lauren jacket or a burnt orange suit from Express.
“If I were going to a spring or summer wedding, something outdoors, I might go for some pastels,” he said. “I love these tones because they’re lighter. They’re muted variations, so it’s like a smokey salmon not a bright pink.”
While Roystan personally isn’t a fan of printed suits he does recommend the classics, like stripes or plaid. You can also choose a shirt with a subtle microprint, like polka dots, argyle or floral.
Men’s Wedding Footwear
Instead of loafers, brogues or derbies, try something bolder like a Chelsea boot.
“I think they look awesome, they’re one of my favorite shoes to wear. They look really nice with a suit,” he remarked.
For his final look, Roystan chose a steel Express suit with an Express white shirt with a red floral print underneath. He wore a pair of tan Saint Laurent suede boots for the look and a simple white pocket square.
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