Wedding Service

The Best Wedding Tuxedos and Formal Suits

Maybe you don’t have a million accessories like your bride-to-be, but shopping for your tuxedo or wedding suit can still be an ordeal. The costume has to look good, it has to be photographed well, it has to be comfortable, and it gets bonus points if it’s something you can wear again. The suits and tuxedos below all fit the bill and have lots of lovely details that are sure to impress on your big day. FYI: Many websites these days offer “fit guarantees” to make sure the suit fits you perfectly, which makes shopping for The One online a whole lot more appealing than you might think.

PS For more formal outfits, check out Where to Buy Suits Online.

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1. Proper Cloth Mayfair Black Wool Tuxedo

Is it more timeless than a black tuxedo? Proper Cloth lets you create a custom suit size with their Smart Size Quiz in just minutes, and suits come with the brand’s “Perfect Fit Guarantee” so you get a free remake from the company. if needed or a refund of up to $125 if you have the costume altered at a local tailor. In addition to custom sizes, you can also choose from various lapels, buttons, jacket monograms, trouser hem style, pocket types, and more.

[$710; propercloth.com]

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2. Allen Black Wool Suit in Appropriate Fabric

Another great buy from Proper Cloth is ideal for weddings that are a little less formal. Made from merino wool, it’s not too heavy, so it’s comfortable in any season and looks especially neat with dark gray horn buttons (pictured); conversely, the mother-of-pearl buttons create a nice contrast. Whichever route you take, rest assured that you’re always backed by Proper Cloth’s Proper Fit Guarantee. In other words, you don’t need to sweat if the suit doesn’t fit like a glove.

[$675; propercloth.com]

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3. Tux Generation

If you’re looking for a rental tuxedo or suit, it’s hard to beat the offerings from Generation Tux (the brand YouTube tutorial series led by snowboarder Jack Mitrani on topics like tying bow ties and putting on cufflinks is also a winner). They have over 25 suits and tuxedos that you can customize with suspenders, pocket squares, cufflinks in a variety of colors, fabrics, and lapel styles. After you complete their carefully created size survey, your purchase will arrive 14 days before your event so you don’t have any last-minute fiascos. For information: The company offers free color samples so you can color coordinate with your suit or tuxedo and accessories.

[from $99; generationtux.com]

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xSuit 2.0

4.xSuit 2.0

Is comfort the name of the game for you? Well, you still have to be formal on this most special day. The good news is that xSuit, provider of super stretchy and fashionable suits, is here. Their more formal suits which are popular for weddings feature a smart design that avoids wrinkles, does not require ironing and is stain resistant. These are three factors that we think your groomsmen, in particular, will be grateful for. To order, take a quick survey with the brand’s Find My Size AI feature. You will also have the option of returning or exchanging the suit if it doesn’t fit.

[$399; xsuit.com]

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5. Stitch & Tie by Friar Tux

Can we take a minute to talk about the Midnight Blue Rose Pink Venice Costume (rent it for $230)? It’s safe to say you’ll be the most stylish groom in this dusty pink ensemble that pairs beautifully with brown dress shoes and a neutral tie (like champagne or gray). In this beautifully curated collection of suits and tuxedos, you can also customize all rentals however you like with pocket squares, vests, suspenders and more. They also have a helpful customer service team. You can schedule a virtual styling appointment with one of their stylists to select suits, tuxedos, shoes, and accessories like cufflinks, vests, and clutches for your wedding day. Be sure to arrange a Home try-on to test everything a few months in advance.

[from $155; stitchandtie.com]

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6. The black tuxedo

For high-end evening wear, you can’t go wrong with The Black Tux. The company’s suits and tuxedos are made with natural silk, velvet and merino wool from Italian spinning mills. Customers can easily determine their size by answering a few questions online or by visiting one of their nationwide showrooms. To help reduce wedding stress, rest assured that orders arrive early and the right fit is guaranteed, with free shipping and free returns on rentals (rentals from $149) and purchases (purchase new at from $475). You can also select vests, shoes, ties, formal shirts and cufflinks for your groomsmen and yourself all at once, and maybe throw a plum shawl jacket tuxedo.

[From $149; theblacktux.com]

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A man wearing a Bonobos tuxedo
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7. Bonobos

If you’re struggling to find a stellar fit, go to Bonobos. Bonobos tuxedos and suits are available in a wide range of sizes and styles. There are three different fits for jackets and pants: slim, standard and athletic. We’re especially a fan of their Italian wool tuxedos (starting at $900) and the fact that they offer a Groom’s Shop service on their site. From there, you can book a fitting appointment at a Guideshop store across the country for a personalized fitting appointment for you and your groomsmen, if applicable. They even offer a 20% discount for bulk orders for weddings. They have great socks, ties and belts so go through them too.

[from $550; bonobos.com]

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8. Polo Ralph Lauren

Feel your best in this stylish Barathea wool tuxedo ($1,498) from Polo Ralph Lauren. It has standout features like rolled cuffs and hand-sewn natural shoulders, all in a timeless navy blue. Or, maybe you’re a fan of the Wool Peak Lapel Tuxedo ($1,395) in black. Either way, pair these two looks with flat front pants and you’re ready to get the party started.

[From $1,395; ralphlauren.com]

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