Beach weddings are simply fabulous. They are romantic, whimsical and wonderfully laid back – no one can resist the calming and soothing sounds of the ocean’s waves. Brides usually opt for light and airy long gowns, patterned maxi dresses, or short and sweet gowns that will remain sand-free. But, when it comes to dressing the groom for a beach wedding, there seems to be fewer options. Luckily for the sun n’ sand set, New York Bride & Groom offers a large selection of vendors that can accommodate any kind of wedding.
Celebrity couples love the beach as a wedding vow venue. Check out some of the duos that said “I do” and did it right with the groom’s suit.
Brooke Burke and David Charvet got married recently in St. Barts on a friend’s lavish boat. Charvet wore white from head to toe (yes, even on the soles of his shoes). White is a more than appropriate look for a wedding by the sea. It captures the relaxed and peaceful atmosphere of the beach. Opt for lighter materials like linen or a microfiber formal shirt. Jim’s Formal Wear features the Stephen Geoffrey Troy Suit (Style 712) that mimics Charvet’s beach look. The suit is white from head to toe, except for the full back vest (which could easily be customized in white). It’s a great look for beach, boat or other outdoor weddings.
Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo were married in the Virgin Islands in 2011. Lachey went the opposite direction as Charvet and sported the classic black suit. The couple was married inside a beach villa, but moved the party outdoors for a reception on the beach. Jean Yves from Jim’s Formal Wear features a suit that recalls Lachey’s classic look. Ceremonia (Style 352) is tailored in a soft, super fine wool blend. It also has a microfiber formal shirt to keep the groom cool and collected.
Like all weddings, there are a sea of details that must be settled to pull off a surf side ceremony. For smooth sailing, the wise bride will leave dressing the