Yes. If you’re a groom or in the wedding party, you’ll definitely need to wear a tuxedo to a wedding that’s designated black tie. If you’re a guest, you should also wear a tuxedo. However, if the dress code is black tie optional, you also have the option of wearing a dark-colored suit in lieu of a full tux.
Who should wear a tux at a wedding?
Or if the groom and bridal party are wearing tuxedos, the father of the bride or groom should also wear a tuxedo. If the wedding is a more casual affair, the fathers should keep it casual, too—in no case should he overshadow the groom.
When should you not wear a tux?
Timing for a tuxedo
Traditionally, you should not wear a tuxedo before 6 p.m. since it is so formal. Generally, you won’t receive a black tie invitation for an event that starts before then, unless it’s a wedding.
What is the most classic tuxedo style?
Tuxedo Shawl Collar vs.
Peak lapels are most traditional and most formal, so if you want to be sure of getting it right, go for a peak! A shawl collar lapel is perfectly acceptable for most Black Tie events, although it is much more casual – unless you’re meeting Royalty you will probably be fine with it, however.