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How To Choose Colors and Styles For a Wedding Tie Set

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With all the choices to be made when planning a wedding, wedding tie sets can often be an important but overlooked decision. This quick guide gives some advice on choosing the right style, material and color for your wedding tie sets.

With a million things to think about when planning a wedding, the top of the list may not be tie sets for wedding, but it's an important decision to consider! A uniform and fashionable look for the men in the party is crucial. Always look for something elegant yet not stark. A personal choice, long ties or bow ties can be used, however keep in mind that with tuxedo's, the bow tie is the traditional option. Always in style, a bow tie offers a lot of flexibility, but many wedding parties opt for a long tie. Long ties also tend to pair better if a suit is being worn. For some unique flair, consider an ascot tie and pocket square!

The tie for the groom and groomsmen should be a perfect match or complimentary color to the bridesmaids' dresses. In addition, if a vest or cummerbund is being worn, this needs to be taken into consideration. Be very careful when ordering and make sure to compare a real swatch before choosing a color. Colors on the internet won’t necessary reflect a true color, so best to shop in person or request a sample. Most reputable outfitters will have swatches from the most popular bridal retailers to ensure a perfect match. Other choices to consider are whether or not to go with a solid color, paisley or patterned or striped tie. Typically, a bow tie will be a solid color, but there are numerous choices, particularly when opting for the long tie.

The tie for the groom and groomsmen should be a perfect match or complimentary color to the bridesmaids' dresses. In addition, if a vest or cummerbund is being worn, this needs to be taken into consideration. Be very careful when ordering and make sure to compare a real swatch before choosing a color. Colors on the internet won’t necessary reflect a true color, so best to shop in person or request a sample. Most reputable outfitters will have swatches from the most popular bridal retailers to ensure a perfect match. Other choices to consider are whether or not to go with a solid color, paisley or patterned or striped tie. Typically, a bow tie will be a solid color, but there are numerous choices, particularly when opting for the long tie.

For the most popular color for wedding ties, try a search on the top designer colors for each year. Many designers will set the fashion pace the year before with spring weddings in mind. Popular colors tend to change annually, but many classics are tried and true. Black, gray, cream and white are always in fashion and considered very traditional. Natural colors like greens and blues are always popular. Generally speaking, a strong base color works best. If choosing a pattern, go for something modest and not too busy. A simple online search will give any bride and groom dozens of color combinations, styles and prices.

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