12- 6 Months Before
Your First Appointment
At Whitfield & Ward, we work on an appointment-only basis, so we can dedicate the time needed to help you get the perfect suit for your wedding. Choosing what to wear is a very personal decision, so we recommend coming in with just your partner for your first initial one hour consultation. During this consultation, we’ll provide you with some ideas based on your wedding vision, dressing the groom until you find a standout look that you both love. At this stage, don’t worry if you haven’t finalised your colour scheme or bridesmaids dresses, as we can match accessories at a later date.
3 Months Before
Groom and Groomsmen’s Fittings
We prefer to get all adults measured around 12 weeks before the wedding, to ensure we have the right stock in place, children are usually measured 6-8 weeks before. At Whitfield & Ward, we work very differently to other wedding suit hire companies. We pride ourselves on ensuring that every member of the party gets a fantastic fit and our range of different cuts means that we have something to suit everyone. For any members of your wedding party who live a long distance away or overseas, use our sizing guide video to get some preliminary measurements which we can check and alter to fit when they collect their suit in store.
2 Months Before
Finalising Your Look
We find that many couples aren't ready to finalise their look or colour scheme until a time that’s closer to the wedding. Around two months before your wedding, we'd like you to confirm the finer details, such as your waistcoats, ties and accessories. Some couples find it helpful to come back and see us at this point to revisit their look.
2-3 Days Before
Final Fit and Collection
Your wedding suits will be available to collect two to three days before your big day, so there's plenty of time to try on. Our recommendation is that everyone comes into store, so we can check the fit of their suit. The groom can collect the suits for those that can’t make it, however, we always advise to try your suits on a couple of days before the wedding to make sure everything is perfect.
Lounge suits help to create a modern and contemporary look for grooms on their wedding day. Our range is clean and sharp and can be styled to match any wedding venue.
Morning suits are a classic choice for weddings, perfect for grooms who want to wear tails on their big day. We offer the perfect blend of tradition and style.