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Trends for Grooms 2023

Our accessories are often worn on a special day and we've recently been asked for our thoughts on "What trends will be popular for grooms in 2023?"


Grooms often wear a traditional morning suit, tail suit or a classic lounge suit, but that is starting to change with a shift into black tie and a chance to express individual style.


Personalisation, pattern, and colour are key trends for 2023. Grooms are starting to take more ownership for what they want to wear on their special day, from bold suit choices to personalised accessories which can be worn again after the big day on other events such as anniversaries.


Once you’ve agreed your colour theme as a couple, start to research smaller businesses on sites such as Etsy and talk to them to create bespoke items. We have recently worked with a groom who chose a circuit board design in the colours of the bridal party for his special day to reflect his day job as a software engineer.


Expressing personal style is key for grooms in 2023 and we see 3 broad groups emerging.

The Print Lover is exactly that, often choosing designs such as tigers and florals, abstracts and prints with personal meaning.


We have a wide variety of prints with just a selection of them shown here.


Choosing a pattern often starts with the colour of jacket, shirt or accessories and we have a number of international designers we work with.


Resize and recolour are always an option, to suit the item.







The Unconventional Groom is looking for something unique to them and is prepared to mix and clash pattern with style.


Pattern can come through the jacket or shirt as shown in the some of the photos here.


Alternatively texture can be a great way to be unconventional. The bowtie features a metallic thread whilst the velvet jacket shown bottom left will work well with a day to evening look.







Finally, we see The Peacock a.k.a. The Dandy who will wear a cravat, pocket square, lapel flower teamed with a great suit and excellent shoes.


Anyone can show off their peacock style and our accessories allow you to personalise as you wish.


The Dandy may take the look from head to toe, from hat to shoes and we have some great contacts and retailers for those interested in finding out more.


Whatever you choose to wear, make sure you feel comfortable and stylish.


As our business motto says, “Do Live, Well Live and Dress Really Well” – especially on your big day!


We always have a range of designs in stock to start a conversation with you in person.

Why not visit us at one our events during November & December?


Sunday 12th November Christmas Extravaganza Parkside School, Stoke D'Abernon Cobham KT11 3PX ​ Sunday 20th November Curated by Dapper & Suave Big Christmas Market Dorking Halls RH4 1SG

Saturday 26th November Cherry Trees Christmas Market Manor Farm KT23 4EW ​ Thursday 1st December Christmas Shopping Evening Bourne Valley Garden Centre Addlestone KT15 3TH ​ Saturday 3rd December Etsy Guildford Guildford Cathedral GU2 7UP


Sunday 11th December Curated by Dapper & Suave Christmas Market Gildings Barns RH5 5BN ​ Saturday 17th December White Hart Chipstead CR5 3QW ​

Thanks for reading!


Rob & Jason

Main photo credits (Instagram)


Photography @chrisbarberphotography

Jewellery @baroquejewellery

Men’s Accessories @dappersuave

Tailor @greshamblake

Model @_basil_dsouza_


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