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Wedding Guest Outfit Feedback

ssbowtie1

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Hi all, I'm attending a wedding next week and wanted to get your opinion on the outfit:

Suit: Brooks Brothers 1818 navy: https://www.brooksbrothers.com/Regent-Fit-Tic-1818-Suit/MK00829,default,pd.html?dwvar_MK00829_Color=GREY&contentpos=37&cgid=0216

Shirt: Brooks Brothers white shirt

Shoes: Allen Edmonds Mahogany Shoes: https://www.allenedmonds.com/sale/mens-sale/shoes-boots/fifth-avenue-cap-toe-oxford/SF5705B.html

Tie: Kent Wang Grenadine Steel Blue tie: https://www.kentwang.com/grenadine-steel-blue.html

Pocket Square: Kent Wang The Great wave: https://www.kentwang.com/the-great-wave.html

My main concern is the plain white shirt/tie combo. The steel blue looks like it should slightly contrast against the navy suit/white shirt (not my photo, copied from the KW website to show the contrast against a navy jacket: https://www.kentwang.com/media/catalog/product/cache/76365af441ea129bbed454bf05fc598f/1/5/15636161484_fd94e2f5ea_b.jpg), and the pocket square should give the pop, but is this outfit too subdued?

I'm looking to stay classy but not be too boring!
 
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ter1413

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My $.02 is that it is a little boring!
 

Phileas Fogg

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So what. Be boring. You’re a guest and not the main event. I think a lighter colored tie to slightly contrast with the jacket would be better but navy grenadine is fine too.
 

ssbowtie1

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Thank you for your feedback. If I was to swap the tie color, is there a better recommended color grenadine tie: https://www.kentwang.com/ties/grenadine

Or should I skip the grenadine tie all together and go for something with a pattern since the suit and shirt are plain?
 

Count de Monet

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Thank you for your feedback. If I was to swap the tie color, is there a better recommended color grenadine tie: https://www.kentwang.com/ties/grenadine

Or should I skip the grenadine tie all together and go for something with a pattern since the suit and shirt are plain?
If it needs to be a Wang grenadine, consider the sky blue one. More contrast and a good color for the season.

If you are interested in more “classic,” and it sounds as if you are not, I see he has a gray Prince of Wales, and shepherd’s checks in black/white and navy/white. Great year round classic patterns but perhaps too subdued to your liking which, of course, is fine.

When I’m wearing my SF approved navy suit/white shirt/black stitch caps uniform I’ll sometimes swap out my shepherd’s check for my Sam Hober solid silver grenadine. Great looking tie.

Enjoy the wedding!
 

Gil_Pender

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Seems like a nice, classic look to me. Like @Phileas Fogg said, you're a guest not the main event. If it all fits well, you'll likely be one of the best dressed anyway.
 

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Thank you for your feedback. If I was to swap the tie color, is there a better recommended color grenadine tie: https://www.kentwang.com/ties/grenadine

Or should I skip the grenadine tie all together and go for something with a pattern since the suit and shirt are plain?
don't overthink this........it's not rocket science. I'd do black shoes personally, but everything you've laid out is fine. Enjoy!
 

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