Eton's Wedding '23 Collection• 6 minEton
It’s wedding season, and whether you're the groom or a guest, it's your chance to show off your personal style while still adhering to those formal dress code rules. That's where Eton's Wedding '23 Collection comes with their fresh spin on traditional formal wear that include sleek monochromatic themes with unique textured fabric weaves.
In this season’s wedding collection, Eton encourages the contemporary man to break free from the constraints of dress code conventions by suggesting sharp dinner jackets resembling a modern cocktail look and monochromatic patterned shirts. The collection includes wrinkle-free signature twill shirts with subtle detailing and traditional tuxedo shirts with a plissé bib and French cuffs to achieve the crisp formal look. Fine silk accessories with exquisite patterns and colors in radiant silk, made in Italy, complement the formal elements of casual style.
Formal Groom: Elevating Your Dinner Jacket
OIf you're looking for a refined and sophisticated appearance for your wedding day, the dinner jacket is an excellent choice. However, don’t settle for a a standard dinner jacket, choose a monochrome look a top in an egg shell white linen jacket paired with a crisp white twill shirt and an off-white jacquard paisley tie.
This combination adds a touch of style and sophistication, even just a subtle pattern like a small check or stripe adds interest and depth to the outfit, creating a refined and modern appearance.
Otherwise, opting for patterned shirt allows you to forego the predictable bowtie and instead don an elegant tie that complements the shirt. A paisley tie, for example, can create a pattern-on-pattern match with the shirt, adding depth and visual interest to the overall look.
If you're feeling bold and daring, consider breaking the traditional rule of pairing lighter trousers with the jacket. Instead, try opting for darker trousers like black or charcoal to create a more daring and modern look.
If you want to take your outfit to the ultimate level of sophistication, consider choosing a shirt with French cuffs. French cuffs add a touch of elegance and refinement to any outfit, making it ideal for formal occasions like weddings. With a dinner jacket, a patterned shirt, and French cuffs, you can create a look that is both classic and contemporary, perfectly suited for any wedding occasion.
Groom: The Elegant & Modern Wedding Look
Dressing for your wedding doesn't have to mean sticking to traditional and often stuffy dress codes of the past. The modern groom can certainly break free from convention and make his own rules, while still achieving a sophisticated and elegant look that reflects his personality.
One way of achieving this is opting for a sharp light blue shirt instead of a classic white one. This adds a touch of personality and modernity to the outfit, without compromising formality. When paired with a dark colored tie, such as deep navy, a striking contrast that is both stylish and refined is fulfilled.
Another way to elevate the groom's outfit is to choose a dinner jacket with peak lapels rather than a shawl lapel. This modest detail elevates the formality aspect while optically broadening the shoulders, creating a more tailored and compelling silhouette.
Ultimately, the key to dressing as a groom is to find a style that reflects your personality and makes you feel confident and comfortable. With a light blue shirt, dark colored tie, and peak lapel jacket, the groom can achieve a look that is both modern and sophisticated, that will certainly make an impact on his big day.
Groom: Elevate with Luxurious Tonal Pattern & French Cuffs
Are you ready to make a statement on your big day?As a groom, you have the freedom to choose an outfit that reflects your personal style and preferences. While a white shirt may be a classic option, maybe it's time to ditch the traditional white shirt and elevate your look luxurious and sophisticated look.
Opt for a shirt with a tonal pattern, adding a subtle sheen to the fabric, this subtlety creates a rich and elegant look that is perfect for formal occasions. Always remember to choose a shirt with French cuffs to refine and polish your outfit.
This style is an excellent choice when paired with a dark blue or navy tuxedo as is creates a timeless yet contemporary look that is bound to leave an impression. Don't be afraid to experiment with different textures and patterns to find the perfect combination that suits your personal style and makes you feel confident on your big day.
Groom: Achieve a Classic Look
For a classic and timeless look, the go-to wedding attire for grooms is typically a tuxedo suit complete with a cummerbund. However, a rule of thumb to achieving a polished classic look is to opt for a dinner jacket with peak lapels. This style adds an elegant appearance that will never go out of style. Pair the tuxedo with classic black shoes for a sleek and sophisticated finish.
When it comes to ties, a champagne-colored tie is a classic choice that will complement any color scheme. Opt for a tie with a subtle pattern or texture to add depth and interest to the look. To take it up a notch, consider wearing a tie with French cuffs for a formal and luxurious touch.
Overall, this look is a tried and true option that will make any groom look and feel their best on their wedding day.
Guest: Add a Subtle Pattern & Hint of Luster
Wedding invitations often come with a dress code, and for guests, formal attire is a common request. While a classic business suit can work well, adding a touch of something extra can make the outfit more appropriate for a wedding. But why settle for a basic business suit when you can take your outfit to the next level? Adding a subtle pattern, like a hint of shimmer or shine, can bring a touch of sophistication to your look. Consider selecting a shirt or tie with a tasteful pattern that adds dimension without being too flashy.
For a truly ceremonial look, try pairing your suit with a patterned tie and pocket square that subtly match. This will add a touch of elegance to your outfit without stealing the spotlight from the wedded couple. By keeping the pattern tasteful and understated, you can ensure that you look sharp and polished for the big day.
Guest: Elegant & Relaxed Summer Look
When attending a summer wedding, a light blue shirt is a versatile option that can be pairs exquisitely with an earthy color palette for an elegant yet relaxed look. While it may be too casual for the groom, it's a perfect choice for wedding guests who want to look put together without being overdressed. Remember to keep the trousers lighter than the jacket for a balanced and polished outfit. If you want to add something extra to your ensemble, consider opting for a light blue shirt instead of the classic white, as it is equally appropriate for this context.
Summer Wedding Guest: Look Stylish & Stay Cool
When attending a summer wedding, go for the ultimate contemporary look; a classic linen suit paired with a classic crisp white shirt. A linen suit is the perfect option for a ceremony on a warm day while adding a relaxed feel. If you want to add a touch of personality, accessorize with a light patterned neckerchief and tonal matching neckerchief. This also allows for a pop of color without being too flashy and overpowering. Overall, the classic white shirt and linen suit combination is a go-to stylish choice for any summer wedding guest.
Elevated Formal Guest: Choose a Lustrous Tonal Pattern Dress Shirt
If one of your wedding invites calls for formal attire, it's crucial to bring your A-game in terms of style. However, that doesn't mean you're limited to the standard white shirt and basic tailored suit. Consider elevating your outfit with a lustrous tonal pattern dress shirt for that added touch of luxe. Opt for French cuffs to add a formal touch, and remember to keep your tie and pocket square tonal with the shirt for a cohesive and sophisticated look. A lustrous dress shirt is versatile enough to pair well with any dark suit, making it an excellent investment for future events.
Groom & Guest Decorum
Whether you're the groom or a guest, you don't have to settle for the traditional white shirt and basic suit combo. There are plenty of ways to add sophistication and personality to your wedding attire by experimenting with patterns, textures, and colors. Consider swapping out a full tuxedo for a sleek dinner jacket, or pairing a light blue shirt with earthy tones for a laid-back summer vibe. Adding a touch of luxury with a tonal pattern dress shirt is another great option to elevate your look. With these tips, you'll be able to make a stylish statement at your next wedding event while still staying appropriate.