Gray is the new Black

Gray is the new Black

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Jan 20, 2014

If you are searching the internet, Pinterest, The Knot, or any of the popular wedding sites for inspiration on your Groom's wedding attire, it is very likely that you have encountered the popularity of the gray tuxedo. According to the research, 6 out of 10 of the most popular tuxedos in 2013 were gray, and the trend is not showing signs of slowing down. Jim's Formal Wear, a nationwide rental company confirms "Certainly the hottest tuxedo color for weddings and proms right now is gray." Black Tie Tuxedos by Michelle's has many different styles and shades, from lightest to darkest, and everything in between. For those Brides and Grooms looking for these fashionable gray styles, here are a few options:


The Tony Bowls Gray Portofino Slim Fit Tuxedo, shown above, is a sure hit with your wedding party. This tuxedo offers a one-button, single breasted jacket that features contrasting black satin peak lapels and double besom pockets. This stunning gray jacket can easily be paired with the matching gray or with black pants. The modern black lapels also make it possible to combine this jacket with a black shirt and light gray or colored accessories.


For the lightest gray shade, take a look at the Jean Yves Savoy. This tailored, two button, single breasted slim fit tuxedo and matching vest and coordinates is striking with any wedding colors. The highlight of this jacket is the featured satin trim outline on a notch lapel and accented pocket flaps.


For a deeper shade of gray, try the Jean Yves Steel Gray Modern Fit Tuxedo. This rich style is tailored in a soft, super fine wool blend fabric and features a handsome satin notch lapel with a self fabric edge. The modern fit of this tuxedo means it has a more narrow cut through the body and lapel and is styled to offer a flattering silhouette.


The perfect tuxedo and companion suit can be found in the Stephen Geoffrey Slim Fit Aspen Tuxedo and Dillion Suit. These two coordinating styles are perfect for the formal and less formal members of your wedding party.


The Aspen Slim Fit Tuxedo features a slimmer notch lapel edged in fine satin and double-besom pockets. The two button jacket ensemble includes modern slim fit pants, and a matching full back vest. This is a favorite of Michelle's Bridal and Tuxedo, and one of the many designs owned in house by Black Tie Tuxedos by Michelle's. Another way to insure a perfect fit for everyone in your wedding party.


The simpler, Dillion Slim Fit Suit can be a nice addition to your wedding party for Fathers, Grandfathers, or Ushers. The look can be dressed up with a full-back vest or worn with a regular tie for any other special occasion the demands a stylish suit.


The Slim Fit styles offered by Jim's Formal Wear and Black Tie by Michelle's have the slimmest lapels, and shorter jackets that are cut more narrow through the body for a more contemporary fit. Although this is the most popular style for this season, other tuxedo styles still offer the Modern and Traditional Fits. For a complete list of styles and their fit, visit the Style Index on the Jim's Formal Wear website, or visit Black Tie by Michelle's for professional and courteous help from a Tuxedo stylist.