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White bow tie with regular tuxedo

SomeDude2021

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I'm wearing a peak lapel tuxedo for my wedding and I'm planning to wear a white pique backless waistcoat (the kind normally paired with a tailcoat) with it. So other than following tradition, why would it be so wrong in your opinion for me to wear a white bow tie instead of a black one?
 

BPL Esq

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Whether it would be "wrong" of you to wear is a separate question from whether you'd look better wearing normal black tie instead of mixing black tie and white tie. Many things are traditional because they are optimal. It's your wedding, so you can wear whatever you want if you like it and anticipate approving of it in photos down the road.
 

Faux Brummell

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A white bow tie was often worn with a tuxedo by grooms in the 30s and 40s and if they could get away with it, so can you. (Though I’ve never seen it done with a white waistcoat.)

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Paris-62

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I would rater wear a white one than a black one. You are getting married, you do not go to a première at the Opera.
 

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