Hot Trends for the Groom

Although all eyes are waiting to see what the bride is going to wear on her wedding day, the groom’s attire is as important in contributing to the overall style of  the wedding.  Your groom wants to feel and look fabulous on your special day together, and so he wants to choose what best matches his style, personality, while keeping with the style of the wedding.  What trends are hot for 2013?

We asked Eric Acuña, district Manger at Friar Tux Shop, to share with us what the hottest trends are for grooms. Friar Tux Shop was founded in 1974. This family owned company has almost 40 years of experience under their belt, and prides themselves on having the largest selection of suits and tuxedos for rental and purchase. What is amazing is their “Best Price Guarantee”, which allows customers to shop with confidence for any special occasion, from traditional to contemporary slim fit styles. There are 31 locations in Southern California. If you have out of town guests, no problem. They have a nationwide affiliate program which makes it easy. Choosing a suit or tuxedo at Friar Tux Shop makes it easy and effortless for brides and grooms.

What are the hottest trends? Let’s find out!

From Eric Acuña…

  • Allure Collection: Colored coats are the hottest trend for 2013. From grey to tan, each shade has it’s unique look and specific time most often worn. Heather grey is most popular in the morning to early afternoon. Where tan is the most popular from mid day to late afternoon. Lastly, steel grey is most worn in the late afternoon and evenings. These new “Allure Men” garments are the most talked about looks for 2013. They pay homage to vintage with a matching vest, while staying true to current trends with a “Slim Fit” cut.




  • Savvi Evening Collection: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and David Beckham have all worn a one-button shawl collar tuxedo to at least one red carpet event. The Savvi Evening Collection brings you the Lorenzo (black) and the Casablanca (white) for the groom who seeks that “James Bond” look. Both looks are most commonly worn with a bow tie and either a vest or suspenders. The Savvi Evening Collection uses their Italian “Slim Fit” silhouette to give grooms that celebrity look. Each look is exclusive at Friar Tux Shop.





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