Wedding suit inspiration from 6 top queer influencers for your big day
According to a recent survey by Brides, on average, 28% of couples get engaged during the holidays. Many of those people will be looking for suit inspiration. There are many things to plan for a wedding and deciding what to wear for your perfect day can be a challenge.
We’ve rounded up the top queer fashion influencers who will guide you through the process. From cuts, size and color, these influencers style different suits for all body types. Whether you are gender nonconforming, transgender, genderqueer or anything in between, this list will help you find the perfect suit.
Danielle Cooper, She’s A Gent
Danielle Cooper, the gender-nonconforming blogger of She’s A Gent, has a mantra: “Be free enough to be you.” Cooper exercises this through her fashion. Her eye for suits and style creates an appealing and exquisite taste. She can often be found wearing a custom neat double-breasted suit.
Suit jackets, like this double-breasted look with pockets, are classic and will be a conversation piece at your wedding. If taste is your main thing, Danielle has you covered.
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Ari Geffrard, Just Ariam
If you are looking for something a bit more on the semi-casual side, look no further than Ari Geffrard of Just Ariam. Geffrard showcases clean, fitted suits for your wedding day. Gerrard’s style is full of neutral and striped looks.
“It’s literally the perfect season to experiment with style and self-expression,” Ariam tells Buzzfeed. Mixing patterns between the Four-in-Hand Knot tie and vest create an eye-catching minimalist style. These looks are blazer-free which is often ideal in the warmer months.
Lance Franklin, Good Boy Fashion
Wedding suits can be affordable and fashionable. Lance Franklin of Good Boy Fashion offers budget-friendly suit inspiration. He styles pocket squares and bowties in a unique way.
Weddings can be expensive, but the suit doesn’t have to be. Franklin’s focus on body positivity and fashion helps him create looks to inspire others. He is a thrifter and shops at JCPenny, Old Navy and Ralph Lauren.
“Thrifting is a great opportunity for me to be creative. I create looks that fit me and are for me. I enjoy being unique through fashion,” Lance says. Mixing colors for the sports jacket and pants will bring a festive look to your wedding day.
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Kim Geronimo, The Street Sensei
Floral blazers are a staple look for any occasion. Kim Geronimo of The Street Sensei recreates these looks in a dapper way. Geronimo’s style consists of single-breasted blazers, turtlenecks, and minimalist accessories.
The photographer pairs this dark floral blazer with a white button-down and statement rings. The entire look creates an edgy yet polished outfit for anyone walking down the aisle.
Allison Graham, She Does Him
The creator of She Does Him, Allison Graham, keeps her style original and classy. This blue lightweight single-breasted suit will take you from ceremony to reception. Graham decided to make blue the base color and layer shades of red to complete the look.
To take your suit to the next level, try matching striped socks for your big day. Add a red boutonnière for a pop of color. This will help with creativity and provide extra flair.
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Cris Domingo, La Garconniere
Cris Domingo of La Garconniere is an androgynous fashion blogger. Domingo values Italian suits because of the cuts and patterns. “A check suit has a vintage elegance to it that is both contemporary and traditional. This classic navy and green tartan suit is once again a smart option for sharp dressers,” Domingo tells Lysa Africa. A patterned three-piece suit for a formal wedding can be an option for an evening or daytime wedding and offers a conservative look on your big day.
Meagan Williams is the founder of eclecticmeagan, the destination for women who want to know how to elevate their fashion game. Its core mission is to help readers shop for affordable clothes to create outfits that make them feel happy, comfortable, powerful and successful. Through her blog, she has worked with Saks Fifth Avenue, Warby Parker and Groupon. Additionally, she is in the MA in Media Studies program at The New School in New York City. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, reading self-help books and baking. You can find Meagan on social media @eclecticmeagan.