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Embracing Mismatched: A Guide to Stylish Groomsmen in 2024

January 19, 2024

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In the ever-evolving landscape of wedding trends, 2024 is witnessing a delightful departure from the conventional, with mismatched groomsmen stealing the spotlight. Here’s a guide on how to pull off this stylish and individualistic approach seamlessly.

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1. Palate Perfection

The first rule of mismatched groomsmen is to embrace a curated color palate. Subtle tones matter, and using tools like Coolors to generate palates can be a game-changer. Stick to the chosen colors throughout the attire and accessories for a cohesive look.

2. Bow Ties All the Way

For a polished and intentional appearance, opt for bow ties over regular ties. This simple choice can elevate the ensemble, ensuring that the mismatched look doesn’t come across as haphazard but rather as a carefully curated style.

3. Harmony in Mismatch

Extend the mismatched theme to bridesmaid dresses, but with a twist. Consider floral bridesmaid dresses with different layers to drive home the chosen palate. This unconventional approach adds depth and character to the bridal party.

Bonus! Read this blog by Ruffled for further bridesmaid inspiration!

4. Stylish Selections

Services like Friar Tux offer a wide variety of stylish tuxedos and suits in different colors. This flexibility allows the groomsmen to express their individuality while adhering to the established color palate.

5. Tailoring

Groomsmen often overlook the importance of well-fitted suits. Tailoring is key to ensuring that each suit complements the wearer’s physique. This attention to detail contributes significantly to the overall polished appearance.

6. Matching Bow Ties

Consider having all the bow ties match to create a unifying element. Additionally, uniform pant colors can tie the look together, striking a balance between individuality and cohesion among the groomsmen.

7. Jackets for Cohesion

To avoid a chaotic mishmash of mismatched tuxedos, have the mean wear jackets. Jackets add a touch of cohesion, creating a harmonious visual appeal that resonates with the chosen color palate.

8. Flowers Set the Tone

Ensure that the flowers seamlessly lock in the chosen theme. Coordination between flowers, bridesmaid dresses, and groomsmen outfits is crucial for a visually stunning and unified wedding aesthetic. Don’t miss this blog on wedding flowers! It will help you narrow down your choices, set a timeless vision, and get creative with your budget!

9. Embrace Minimalism

While colors are celebrated, consider opting for minimal flowers. Small bouquets and boutonnières in a single color maintain a stylish and timeless design, preventing an overwhelming visual experience.

10. Suit Up in Style

If the chosen palate proves challenging for groomsmen attire, explore suits as an alternative. The emphasis on formal bow ties maintains a sense of style, ensuring your VIPs don’t blend in as random guests but stand out with sophistication.

In 2024, the mismatched groomsmen trend is all about celebrating individuality within a cohesive framework. With attention to detail and a commitment to the chosen palate, your wedding party will exude style, elegance, and a touch of personalized charm.

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