Rustic weddings, set in country barn wedding venues, woodlands or tipis have become a popular choice for many couple’s. Styled with bare wood tables, rough linen napkins, greenery and muted colours, this theme has a relaxed and laid-back appeal. If you’re planning a rustic wedding read on for our advice on the how to get your wedding suit right!
Tweeds and Checks
A checked or tweed wedding suit is the perfect choice for an informal or country wedding has the ability to look smart yet relaxed. Warm, earthy tones of brown are perfect for a rustic wedding. If you’ve decide to opt for wedding suit hire, why not consider mixing our Highgrove Lounge Suit with a contrast tweed waistcoat to achieve a barn wedding look!
To create a wow standout look for the groom you can dress the groom in a tweed waistcoat and his groomsmen in a plain waistcoat with matching ties.
Another option is to put the groomsmen in a contrasting tweed waistcoat with complementing ties.
If you decide to go for a tailored suit the options are endless. You can wear this as a three-piece, two-piece or even just a tweed jacket and/ or waistcoat.
Don’t be afraid of Adding Stronger Colours!
Rustic weddings work great with accent colours in tones of blue, burgundy, gold and greens too! These colours work so well against an earthy colour palette and add an extra layer of interest.
At Whitfield & Ward you can create a rustic wedding look with your chosen accent colour. You can mix and match our Highgrove hire suits, with our exclusive range of waistcoats, ties and pocket squares in burgundy, orange, gold, sandstone, greens and blue and more! Options are almost endless.
With a tailored suit you can be more adventurous with colour and go for a bolder suit colour and accessories.
Fabrics and texture
Fabrics such as Flannels, Herringbones, pic’n’pic, country checks, tweeds and Donegals all have amazing rustic textures. These fabrics will also have a mixture of colours in their weave, giving a greater depth of colour. When selecting a fabric you need to consider the time of year. For summer weddings opt for a lighter weight fabric whilst winter grooms can consider thicker materials
Think about the finishing touches!
To complete your look think about accessories to complement your rustic wedding theme. A pocket watch will always add a little rustic charm.
Ties and pocket squares with country themes like stags, ducks, pheasant’s and dogs will create a rustic feel. Heritage paisleys in rich colours will also work well. For more rustic wedding style inspiration check out our Pinterest board country/barn wedding suit inspiration
At Whitfield and Ward our aim is to help reflect your special day. In your one-to-one consultation we’ll consider your venue, the season and your overall theme when helping you choose your suits. Give us a call we’ll handle the rest 01625 536545.