• Jamile Long Photography.

A year in review: suits

By Bride and Groom 22 December 2017

After flicking through the pages of the 2017 editions of Bride and Groom Magazine, journalists Alana and Jessica have decided on their favourite looks for grooms and their groomsmen.

Alana’s favourite suits

The grooms and groomsmen across the Goulburn Valley have put their best foot forward, donning sleek and sophisticated suits for their trip down the aisle.

The black tux has been out in force, with groom’s opting for the classic ensemble for their big day, bringing a hint of glamour to their vows and ensuring they stand their own against the glowing brides.

Suits from Matt O’Keeffe Mensland, Shepparton. Photography: Nicole Williams Photography.

A casual country wedding meant a mix and match suit and whimsical ties for Liam Budge when he married Kara Thomas.

Whilst he donned a navy suit jacket Liam’s groomsmen went jacket free, with the intricate floral ties adding a point of difference for the men, matching the bride’s bold flowers.

Suits from T.M. Lewin. Photography: Lisa Nardella Photography.

With navy hues and polka-dotted bow ties for the groomsmen, Tobias Thoolen took a modern approach to the tuxedo, pairing it with a brown belt and shoes during his wedding to wife Lauren.

Suits from Peter Jackson. Photography: Tamara Cadd Photography.

Jessica’s favourite suits

More often than not modern grooms are throwing out the rule book when selecting suits for their big days.

Embracing their moment in the spotlight, many of the Goulburn Valley’s leading men are opting for a casual approach to formalwear while others don a contemporary take on a classic.

When Brad Kennedy married Morgan McLeod surrounded by nature he decided on a relaxed yet stylish ensemble.

Donning tan chinos and a dapper blue blazer he looked at ease while his groomsmens’ attire was more informal sans jacket.

Suits from Identity Menswear, Shepparton. Photography: The Art of Zowie Photography.

‘Something blue’ not only brings good luck to a wedding day but also a chic splash of colour.

With a pop of on trend maroon in the form of a tie for his groomsmen, James Morris stood out with a classic bowtie.  

Suits from Identity Menswear, Shepparton. Photography: Jamile Long Photography.

It’s hard to go past the sophisticated elegance of a tuxedo.

For a modern twist on a classic Michael Croxford and his groomsmen donned striking navy to match the old-world grandeur of their autumn nuptials.

Suits from Identity Menswear, Shepparton. Photography: Nicole Taranto Photography.

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