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During the wedding planning process, the spotlight often shines solely on the bride-to-be and her bridesmaids, however, it’s important not to forget the other half of the wedding party…the men! From ties and bow ties to pocket squares and cufflinks, there are many options to customize the mens’ look so they coordinate with the rest of the bridal party and look and feel their best on your big day. Lucky for you, the Rockies is one of the best places to get unique items to accessorize your groom and his groomsmen, below are our top favorites.
TopoTies was created and began in Vail, Colorado, and is now based in Boulder since 2012. Kind Design strives to be “kind” through their designs and gives back to protect the Rockies’ lands and waters whenever possible. To add a meaningful touch to your groom or groomsmens’ wedding day style, a TopoTie will help give your soon to be husband and his boys a unique touch while still allowing them to look dapper. There are over 500 colors to choose from, and at Kind Design, they guarantee that you’ll find a color to match the bridesmaids’ dresses or any wedding color palette. Also, choose a topographic map from almost any location in the world, choose where you got engaged, where you met, your first date, your wedding venue, the options are endless to add an extra special and subtle touch to your groom and groomsmens’ looks.
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Gift your groom with a fun pair of socks to sport on his wedding day! Maybe they’re his favorite sports team, a fun pattern, or their favorite cocktail, HOTSOX has endless options for you to choose from to add a little flair to his wedding day outfit. Socks also make great gifts for your groom to give his groomsmen, have them pick something that speaks to their relationship and makes them feel a little extra special.
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Switchwood offers custom made wooden accessories for men, made from wood that is sourced from their partner whose business model surrounds the environment with their mission of sustainable harvesting & re-forestation. Choose from bowties, tie bars, to cuff links all containing wood elements, making it a perfect finishing touch for your groom and your Rocky Mountain Wedding.
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Founded in 2008, Proper Cloth brought new energy to the historically slow and expensive category of custom clothing. To this day, they remain unique in their approach, combining technical innovation with premium quality, tasteful clothing design. Great design is at the heart of what they do, they aspire to create beautiful, functional, timeless pieces that are made to last. Every season they develop a curated selection of fabrics from the world’s finest mills, pairing them with elegant design details that rival even the most prestigious luxury brands. Uniquely, much of their clothing is available in a custom fit, tailored to you personally, to make you look your best.
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Bolo ties are excellent accessories for your man and your Rocky Mountain wedding. They can be individualized and custom made to be special for each groomsman and fit any wedding color scheme and palette. We love these specially made ones from Hells Canyon Co. who can make bolo ties to fit your style and all of your needs. Plus they’re oh so western and add a great detail for your western wedding!
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Shop for your groom and groomsmen with SuitShop, a one-stop shop for all of your guys’ fashion needs. They offer virtual appointments and an easy-to-use Fit Finder that will send you free swatches, and a 7-day home trial, they also have the most size-inclusive fit range for a price that is just right. Not to mention a wedding group management dashboard to organize suiting your wedding party a total breeze, because we know those guys can get a little off track with wedding planning. They also offer free shipping, returns, and exchanges and SuitShop’s $194 suiting options are for anybody & everybody, no matter your body type, race, or gender identity. They even have suits for women, children, and dogs!
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Gigi Pip is one of the leaders in making quality and trendy hats made in the Rocky Mountain region for both grooms and brides! Gigi Pip hats are designed in Salt Lake City, Utah, and go through an inspection for quality and detail to make sure each hat is Gigi Pip approved. Match your groom to your bridal party in coordinating hats or fit him and his groomsmen in their own unique style to bring a western flair to your bridal party. Check out more of this wedding in our Central Montana Wedding Guide!
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Looking for a tie for your perfect day, look no further and go with Weev Apparel, based out of Logan Utah. Not only do they have great looking modern ties that will complement any color palette, but they also offer discounts for bulk orders. These ties are perfect for a destination wedding as they are made from knit and don’t wrinkle. Keep in mind that while traditional ties come in a width of a variety of lengths, this ensures that there is an extra special detail to your groom and his groomsmen.
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Don’t rent a tuxedo for the big day as many grooms find it valuable to invest in a custom-fitted wedding suit that will photograph beautifully and hold its value for future occasions your groomsmen might not. The Sharpsuiter will provide individual or group fittings at a convenient location that will ensure your groom and their pals will look the best they can. If they’re not planning to wear a full suit for your wedding, the Sharpsuiter also offers custom shirts, vests, and jackets or pants as separates.
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