Andrea
Just Said Yes June 2014

Tux color for a Navy and Coral wedding

Andrea, on August 25, 2013 at 1:04 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 0 12
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I need help deciding what color the groomsmen should wear. The bridesmaids will be wearing Navy dresses and carrying coral and ivory flowers. FH wants to wear black but will it look okay to have the groomsmen wear black next to the navy dresses? Do you think it would look okay if FH wears black and the groomsmen wear dark gray?

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  • Jackie
    Expert December 2013
    Jackie ·

    I probably would shy away from having the guys wear black if the girls are in navy. I think gray sounds good, but if it were me, I'd probably stick the groom in gray, too. Maybe a lighter gray, even, since you're doing June. That's just what I'd do though. I'm sure you'll figure out what works best for you.

  • Glenda
    Master October 2013
    Glenda ·

    Black and navy isn't very nice together. I'd go with gray or beige/tan...

  • Rachel DellaPorte
    October 2019
    Rachel DellaPorte ·

    Go to this site and put your own tux together.

    A black tux with a navy vest/tie combo would be fine (I've seen it several times). You can bring in the coral on the bouts.

    http://tuxedo.menswearhouse.com/buildATux.do#

  • HalloweenBride
    Master October 2013
    HalloweenBride ·

    I love a nice gray suit. Only reason we weren't doing them, is because black is one of my colors.

  • Kristy
    Dedicated September 2013
    Kristy ·

    Id go grey, but I'm bias, my girls are wearing Navy.

  • S
    Devoted September 2013
    Sara ·

    I would do a navy suit with coral undershirts to match the girls dresses!

  • R
    Savvy September 2013
    Robin ·

    Black and navy is not uncommon and is still quite classy. Pull in the coral through accents: flowers, shoes, ties, etc

  • M
    Devoted November 2013
    mrsmom3moos ·

    My first thought would be tan/beige as well.

  • *Mrs.Snyder
    Super November 2013
    *Mrs.Snyder ·

    My girls are wearing navy and the guys our wearing the Vera wang gray tux I love it

  • We'llAlwaysHaveParis
    Master November 2013
    We'llAlwaysHaveParis ·

    Gray or khaki

    If FH feels that strongly about the black tuxes, I'd change the color of the girls dresses.

  • MrsC
    Super September 2013
    MrsC ·

    Can't remember who, but there was another post with the same question a month or so ago. If you Google "coral and navy wedding" and look at the images you can get a good feel for what they all look like together. There are several images of grey, navy and black mixed with coral.

  • Chrissy
    Expert June 2014
    Chrissy ·

    I'm doing al,ost the same and FH and e guys are going to be in a medium grey suit. Charcoal grey might be a good compromise, still very dark, but not as harsh against the navy.

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