Groom's Week Day 4: The Knot TV MEN

Posted By:Randy Fenoli
April 15, 2010

Carley & Me

So, you brides and grooms are wondering exactly how we coordinate the groom's look to fit perfectly with the ambiance, color scheme, etc. This month, I had the privilege of hanging out with my girlfriend Sylvia Weinstock and Carley Roney, owner of The Knot. We had 3 "knottie" brides who submitted requests that we dress their grooms, so let's talk about how we dressed them to fit each groom's personality, build, and wedding theme:

From Left to Right: Frank Jedda (Director of Kleinfeld MEN), Michael, Brian, Me, Aram

Brian was very slim and was doing a formal wedding so we put him in a class 2-button black tuxedo with peak lapel and matching vest. To make it a little more unique, we went with a patterned bow tie and we did a different pattern pocket square to add interest but still coordinate. At the end, Brian loved the look so much; he said he felt like James Bond!

Aram is getting married at the Hudson Hotel which is very hip and chic and his fiancé did not want him in a typical tuxedo. If any of you have visited the Hudson Hotel, they have a 3 story escalator lit by bright yellow neon lights. So, I wanted to choose something that would fit the atmosphere but not look ridiculous and a suit that he could wear again. For Aram we chose a navy pinstripe suit that he will be able to wear with jeans, on his honeymoon, etc, etc, etc. But to really make it pop, we paired it with a blue and green paisley patterned vest made of woven silk. To make it pop even further and to blend with the colors of the wedding, we chose a green tie and pocket square. Now this is a man who's dressed for a chic New York City hotel soiree!

Michael and his fiancé are doing a spring themed wedding and wanted him in a light grey suit. However, with Michael's dark features, I felt that a charcoal suit was going to be even more striking on him and he would get more use out of it in the future and look a bit more formal to make him stand out from the rest of the wedding party. To brighten the entire look, we went with a pink tie and pocket square and finished it off with a pink tulip (not shown) that sings SPRING! At the end, Michael said that he felt confident and that it takes a real man to wear pink—I totally agree!

Watch the whole episode here.

There are no comments yet. Be the first to post a comment.

Post a Comment
Screen Name: *
Email Address: * (Not Displayed)
Your Comment:
Our Bloggers
Mara Urshel

Mara Urshel is the Owner/President of Kleinfeld and directs all merchandising, sales, marketing, and advertising.
Read Mara's Full Bio
Terry Hall
Fashion Director

Read Terry's Full Bio
Dorothy Silver
Director of Sales and Merchandising

Dorothy is the director of sales and merchandising for Kleinfeld.
Read Dorothy's Full Bio
Jacques Vigneault
Creative Director

Jacques joined Kleinfeld in 2005 and is the visionary behind Kleinfeld's famous window displays.
Read Jacques' Full Bio
Kleinfeld Unveiled
Marketing & PR Dept.

Kleinfeld Unveiled is a new Blogger ID brought to you by the Marketing and Public Relations Department at Kleinfeld Manhattan.
Read Full Bio
Anja Winikka
The Knot Site Editor

Anja combines her writing and editing skills with her weddings expertise to bring the most of-the-moment wedding trends to millions of engaged couples.
Read Anja's Full Bio
Recent Posts