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A Foolproof Guide To Summer Suiting

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With wedding season upon us most men struggle to decide on what to wear as a guest at a summer wedding. Now, we are not implying you outshine the groom, but cutting a dash as part of the congregation is good.

Whether it’s a country wedding, a beach wedding or a more formal city wedding he will want to look his best. A Suit That Fits have put together a foolproof guide to summer suiting:

Style

For a beach wedding, a two-piece suit with a casual fit shirt. Attending a formal city wedding? A three-piece is best, this way when he takes off his jacket he will still look smart with his waistcoat. For a country wedding go for separates, a navy blue blazer with a lighter tone chinos.

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Colour

Traditionally people think of summer weddings and think cream or ivory tailoring.  Break the tradition with khaki, blues and pastel colours, such as powder blue (but be careful he doesn’t overshadow the Groom!)

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Cloth

Think breathable, comfortable and stylish. Commonly linen is a very popular choice with beach weddings, break away from the norm and try lightweight cotton, superfine kid mohair, light weight wools or a silk and cashmere cloth.

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Accessories

Accessories are key to finish off any suit. For a beach wedding he should go tie-less and team with a panama hat with some brightly coloured espadrilles. For a country wedding company a brightly coloured tie and pocket square with your blazer and chino combination finishing off the look with a pocket square. 

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Attending a more formal wedding? A smoking shoe or leather brogue are great alternatives to the classic oxford shoe; wear with brightly coloured socks and a matching pocket square too.

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