The Black Tux Groom’s Guide – Wedding Wednesday

Okay, grooms. You did it, you popped “THAT” question! Now it’s time to get to work.

Our friends at The Black Tux have put together a guide for wedding planning, just for grooms!

This guide includes all the “do’s” and “don’ts” of groom’s wedding etiquette.

Well, we say “etiquette,” The Black Tux refers to the levels of the guide as “party foundations!”

It is 2017, it’s time for the gentleman to do more than pick their favorite cake flavor…

Leaving all the work to mothers and brides-to-be is just uncalled for!

Let’s dive in!

As we begin, we know that the groom will be an active part in two pieces of wedding planning… #1. The proposal and #2. The vows.

Lets beef it up a bit and add in a few more helpful ways for the groom to save his future spouse from a true headache!

Have a valid opinion! Let your voice be heard and share your ideas in your appointments, being indecisive doesn’t help your partner make a choice any easier.

Suggest hiring a wedding planner to help keep your plans running smoothly, Fairy Godmother would LOVE to help plan your day!

Next up, bridal party!

How to choose your mates doesn’t have to be the most difficult part of wedding planning, we promise.

Brothers, soon-to-be brothers, closest friends, and ultimately it boils down to who could you trust with your final pre-wedding fiesta, or better yet, the rings!

Your magical day has finally arrived! All of your planning has come to an end, and you are going to finally be able to enjoy your big day.

There will be a lot to do on your big day, but with the help of your planner it will go without a hitch!

Contact Fairy Godmother today to start planning your magical day, and let the co-planning begin!


Wedding Wednesday – You’re One Week From Your Big Day, Now What?

It’s “Wedding Wednesday” and the Fairy Godmother team is so excited that our friends at The Black Tux have reached out to us to share some useful knowledge on what guests should wear to your wedding!


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With your event being just one week away, you will most likely find yourself bombarded with questions from guests on what they should wear, we have the answers!


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Whether it be a formal affair or a more casual event, the outfit choices are endless! There are a few “do’s and don’t’s” of wedding attire.


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The biggest “no-no” in wedding attire expectations are to never, ever wear white! On a wedding day, the bride is the only one who will, most likely, be wearing white. Assuming the bride and groom did not make any special requests for you to wear white.


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Above we have an example of casual, but not too casual. This is the perfect dress code for most outdoor weddings, keeping your guests comfortable in whatever weather you may experience!


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If your wedding is going to be a bit more formal, suggest to your guests that they dress semiformal, also known as “dressy casual.”

This allows for anything from tucked-in button downs to full suit and tie ensemble.


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While there are those few guests who may need a little more help, The Black Tux has the solution for you! They have mastered the finest of services, tuxedo rental!


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This is how it works: First you select an outfit (created by yourself or through our stylist-approved curated looks) and submit your measurements. This suit is delivered one week before the event and if something does not fit, The Black Tux will replace the item absolutely free of charge if you let them know within 48 hours of receipt of the shipment. How to return, you ask? You place the return label on the box and send it back to them, at no charge to you!


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Now that you can help with all of your guests’ dress-code related questions,

it’s time to get to your big day!

The seven day countdown is on, but for any further questions, contact Fairy Godmother today!

Wedding Wednesday – You’re One Week From Your Big Day, Now What?

You’ve had your dress altered and have made sure that everything fits perfectly, but what about your groomsmen? Everything from the perfect fitting tie to the right sized shoe, it’s all in the details!


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One detail that tends to be forgotten is to ensure that your groomsmen and their tuxedos fit perfectly! You want to be sure that everyone’s shirts are not too big and that everyone’s pants are long enough, but not too long. Don’t worry, you’ll still be able to show off those fun socks!

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In addition to making sure that everyone who will be wearing a tuxedo on your big day has been sized correctly, this is also for any additional specialty items you might be adding in. Custom cufflinks and tie selections being items most commonly forgotten.

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Life’s “little moments” are bound to happen, and when they do your Fairy Godmother will be by your side to help in the best way they know how- with their fairy magic!


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If you are needing your very own Fairy Godmother, contact us today!

Wedding Wednesday- You’re Engaged, 3 Months From Your Big Day, Now What?

You’ve picked the dress, you’ve chosen your venue and just about everything is set- one thing is missing, the tuxedos!


Looking for ways to brighten up your groomsmen and steer away from the traditional black and white? The answer is simple, add some color! Accent colors can easily be added to give your wedding party that “flair” that you want.



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Another choice to be made is vest or no vest? Cumber bun? Bow tie or long tie? Jacket or no jacket?

It’s all about your preference and wedding style! Personal touches make your day, yours.

Showing some personal background or letting your groomsmen pick a few of

their own touches make it even better.


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What’s an acceptable dress code for your wedding party? Cowboy hats and Wranglers? Navy uniforms? Suspenders without a jacket?

How about all of the above!

These are the personal touches we long for!


And don’t forget the shoes! Converse, Vans and boots… Oh my!

Just as Cinderella said “One shoe can change your life!”