This is a helpful post for grooms out there who are in need of a tuxedo for their big day.

Here is a Tuxedo Timeline:

3-6 Months before your Big Day:
  • Start searching for the style/color of tuxedo that will fit in your event.
    • Look through examples online or in magazines.
  • Figure out what styles you like: vests, ties or bow ties, cufflinks, pocket squares, suspenders, cummerbund, collar type, buttons, etc. 
  • Start checking out stores to see where you want to reserve your tux.
2-3 Months before your Big Day:
  • Contact any groomsmen or family who will need to have a tux reserved.
  • Figure out the approximate weather for the day of the event and plan accordingly.
  • Finalize location for reservation and start doing measurements. 
6-8 Weeks before your Big Day:
  • Make sure that all measurements for tuxedos are given to retailer.
Week Before your Big Day:
  • Groom, family, and all groomsmen need to visit retailer to do final fittings.
Day Before your Big Day:
  • Pick up the Tuxedos.
  • Assign someone to return the tuxedos after the wedding.
First business day after wedding:
  • Return all tuxedos.

Check out our next post for Tuxedo ideas!!