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groom and groomsmen basics

We don't want to sell you short: Sure, we know the stereotype that the bride plans the wedding while the groom's eyes glaze over, but there are a ton of ways guys like to get involved, and if you're on this looking for tips, you're definitely on the right track. If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed, here's the cheat sheet for easy ways to help plan the wedding. First, check out our tips for finding the right wedding attire. Whether you rent or buy, or choose a tuxedo or a more casual suit, we have advice and ideas for personalizing groom suits regardless of style. If you need advice for choosing tuxedos for groomsmen, head over to our Groomsman Tips section. We'll let you know what your groomsmen's duties are as well as cool ideas for making them stand out. We even have advice for your guys in our Tips for Groomsmen section. Learn about tuxedo sizing basics for when you go for your fitting, see pictures of cool bridal party styles, and get great ideas for toasts and memorable bachelor parties. Speaking of the bachelor party, don't forget to read our ideas for how to throw the perfect party, even if you are on a budget.

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The guy's guide to choosing your best man and groomsmen, finding tuxedos and ties, and having the bachelor party that suits your style.

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