The September issue of You & Your Wedding is out full of original ideas for venues, dresses and flowers, honeymoons and so much more along with some real wedding stories to inspire you or maybe clarify what you really don't want on your big day.
Little girls dress up in their mum's old dress and play weddings and grow up dreaming of their perfect day and their perfect dress. I am not so sure that men do this.
My husband was given a kilt for his 21st birthday and he wore this on our wedding day. There was a bit of discussion around whether he should wear the correct Argyll day jacket
or a black Prince Charlie
which I thought he looked much more handsome in. You can guess who won the argument! But just because my husband didn't really mind what he wore doesn't mean that all grooms are the same. Wearing something a little bit different on your wedding day can make it extra special and memorable and You & Your Wedding's article Check Mate - It's hip to be square don't you know? sums it up. The best tartans and checks from high street labels to Vivienne Westwood have been gathered to demonstrate groomswear with a difference.
If he wants to stand out from the crowd, head-to-toe tartan in differing checks can look very sharp. Otherwise, calm it down with a plain shirt or trousers. For just a splash, liven up a plain suit with a plaid pocket square.
Great advice from You & Your Wedding! And this isn't the first time the magazine has featured tartan. Last November they took our Pride of Scotland Silver tartan suit to the beach for a boho themed shoot
. Proving the popularity of tartan our favourite singer songwriter Pharrell Williams wore a Stewart Royal red tartan suit when he married the gorgeous Helen Lasichanh. Helen wore a dark blue and green tartan jacket dress demonstrating that as a couple you can combine two tartans and still look fabulous.
What did your hubby wear to your wedding or is he planning a special outfit for your big day? Do tell! We would love to hear from you.