When you talk about the wedding and the dress to be worn on that day, you are confused what to wear and what not to wear on that big day. Necessarily the groom, bride as well as all the people present on the day wear the formal dresses, but the wedding dresses for the bride as well as the groom are really very important. To keep you at ease, here are some FAQs related to groom formal wear.
What Formal Wear Should the Groom Wear?
Various types of dresses are worn by the grooms according the local culture and tradition. The groom has to be unique and different than anybody else on that day. Though the groomsmen wear the similar dresses to that of groom but the colour of wedding dress of the groom should be different from that of groomsmen.
It is seen that the grooms wear dhoti-kurta, pajami-kurta, sherwani or a business suit (coat pant) on the wedding day. You may choose any dress as per your choice. The other family members may also wear the similar dresses but the quality of the groom’s clothes necessarily is of high standard.
Whether the Groom Wear readymade or Stitched Clothes?
There has been the tradition of wearing the formal dresses stitched on the wedding day. You may also follow the tradition and get your clothes stitched from a reputed tailor or your area. During the wedding season, the tailor is quite busy and you need to have three to four visits before the final dress is prepared. So, the work of getting your clothes stitched should start at least two to three months before the wedding.
But, in modern times many wedding dress designers have come out with various artistic and pretty outfits for the groom as well as for the complete family members for this auspicious occasion. So, you may visit a readymade outlet and choose your complete wedding wear in one go.
What should be the Colour?
Normally the red, pink, maroon, yellow etc. colours are assumed to be auspicious on the wedding day. But dark colours are worn by the women (including bride). The groom may these colours in light shade. The trousers, jackets or coats of the groom may necessarily be of dark colours, but the shirt may be of light colour. If, as a groom, you prefer to wear a dhoti, it is normally of yellow colour.
Who to Advise?
The elders in the family and society are best persons to advise you about the culture and various rituals. But, in modern times, the expert advices are also provided by the trained and professional wedding planners or makeup artists (at grooming centres). The later had the opinion about each and every aspect of your outfit apart from taking care of face, skin etc. according to your physique and looks. You may consult them and take expert advices for your formal wear on the big day.
See, the list is not exhaustive; you find all the answers of your queries. Be prepared and best for the big day.