Wedding Suit Fitting Tips: Ensuring a Flawless Look from Head to Toe

Man in his wedding suit

Congratulations! You’ve found the love of your life and are now planning your dream wedding. One crucial element of a wedding day is the groom’s attire. A well-fitting suit can elevate your confidence and ensure you look your absolute best for those cherished photos and memories.

This guide explores essential wedding suit fitting tips to help you achieve a flawless look. By understanding key aspects of fit, you can ensure your suit flatters your body type and reflects your personal style.


The Importance of a Proper Fitting

While finding the perfect wedding suit is essential, achieving a flawless look ultimately depends on proper fitting. An ill-fitting suit can detract from your entire look, so don’t underestimate the importance of this step.

A good fitting allows for both comfort and style. It ensures your suit moves freely with your body, allowing for a natural range of motion throughout your wedding day. Additionally, a tailored fit creates a clean and polished silhouette, making you look sharp and confident.






Key Areas to Focus On During Your Fitting

Here are some crucial aspects to pay close attention to during your wedding suit fitting:

  • Shoulders: The shoulder seam should sit comfortably where your shoulder ends and your arm begins. There should be no bunching or excess fabric around the shoulder area. 
  • Jacket Length: Ditch the outdated boxy look! The modern trend favour’s a jacket that skims your hips or sits slightly higher on your rear. This creates a clean and contemporary silhouette.
  • Jacket Body Fit: This is where a good fitting truly shines. The jacket should hug your torso comfortably without feeling constricting. Look for a slight cinch at the waist that creates a defined silhouette. This tailored look avoids a baggy or boxy appearance.
  • Shirt Cuffs: Aim for a quarter-inch to half-inch of shirt cuff showing beneath the jacket sleeve. This creates a balanced and polished look. 
  • Trouser Fit: The trousers should sit comfortably at your waist and drape cleanly down your leg. Avoid baggy or excessively tight pant legs. Ideally, there should be a slight break at the bottom of the trousers, where they meet the top of your shoes.


Beyond the Basics: Tailoring for a Personalised Look

While the above tips ensure a good starting point, consider tailoring your suit for a truly personalised look. A skilled tailor can adjust the fit of your suit to perfectly complement your body type and enhance your silhouette. 

Tailoring can address minor issues like sleeve length, trouser waist, or jacket cinching for a more defined waistline. This level of customisation ensures your suit feels like it was made just for you.






Finding the Perfect Fit: Expertise at Astares Menswear

At Astares Menswear, we understand that your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Our experienced menswear expert Jez is passionate about helping you find the perfect wedding suit and achieving a flawless, personalised fit.

We’ll work closely with you to identify any necessary alterations, ensuring the suit complements your body type and reflects your desired style.

Backed by our skilled local tailors and seamstresses, we guarantee you will achieve a perfect fit that exudes confidence and sophistication on your big day.










Browse our extensive collection of wedding suits online or visit us in-store for a personalised fitting experience!

We’re confident we can help you find the perfect suit to make your wedding day unforgettable.