I have found this thread to be very helpful and excellent resource to learn and gather some inspiration. Thanks everyone!
Here we go...
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I chose white braces so they would be more discreet... I'm no fan of showing them either, but we were at 103ºF and I needed some air circulating through my armpits
I don't think the wedding is going to be very formal, but who knows. I wasn't expecting many suits at the last one and I was completely wrong. In any case, I don't have any shantung ties, and maybe a print would be too informal?