What Should I Give My Groomsmen? 10 Groomsmen Gift Ideas

They stand next to you on your Big Day so gift them something thoughtful and useful. Don't worry, we can make it easy.

How much should you spend on Groomsmen gifts?

Customarily, the Groomsman gift should cost 10-25% of the amount the groomsman will spend to be in the wedding.

Most of the Groomsmen gift ideas below can be added to your Nicholas Joseph custom wedding attire order, but we've included a few other favorites you can easily find online.

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A Custom Shirt

Your Groomsmen need a white dress shirt to wear on your wedding day. Give them a custom clothing experience they will never forget - and know they’ll look great on your Big Day, from $119.

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A Custom Suit, Jacket, or Tux

Invest in your friendship…and Wedding Day photos. Make the biggest impression and gift a custom clothing experience your Groomsmen or Best Man will never forget - and know they’ll look great on your Big Day, from $625.

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Custom Cufflinks

We can help you create a custom gift for each groomsman by selecting a style, metal, stone and engraving. They’ll treasure these years to come, and even pass down for generations, from $225.

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Italian Tie + Pocket Square

2. Italian Tie and Pocket Square - available in a variety of colors, patterns and fabrics, choose one that you groomsman will know you thought of him when you saw it. And one less thing they will have to purchase themselves for their attire on your big day. Most of our pocket square inventory are one of a kind, see one you like? We can order more in time for your Big Day if you’d like your guys to match. Ties from $110, pocket squares from $45.

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Dress Socks

Complement your weddings color scheme or make a fun statement, what gentleman doesn’t need a new pair of socks?! Socks from $15.


Here’s a few other gift ideas we’ve found online:

-A Cocktail Subscription Box - for the budding bartender, a fun gift he can experience for months to come that arrives on his doorstep. From $49  -Gentlemen’s Hardware - The toolbox that fits in your suit jacket. For the groomsman that is ready for anything! From $15  -Personalized Flask - Keep your scotch concealed and stylish the whole wedding day with this fun gift that will bring back great memories every swig. From $17

Cocktail Subscription Box

For the budding bartender, a fun gift he can experience for months to come that arrives on his doorstep.

Gentlemen’s Hardware

The toolbox that fits in your suit jacket. For the groomsman that is ready for anything!

Personalized Flask

Keep your scotch concealed and stylish the whole wedding day with this fun gift that will bring back great memories with every swig.

Wedding Shoe Guide: What shoes should the Groom wear?

Once your custom suit or tuxedo is nailed down for your Big Day, make sure the rest of your ensemble matches and makes a lasting impression. All eyes will be on you, so keep your shoe game as strong as your suit game! Here’s our Wedding Shoe Guide:

The Black Tie Groom:

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Patent Leather Tuxedo Shoe

Patent leather is the most classic and traditional black tie shoe with a bright shine for the picture perfect wedding photos.

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Patent Leather Loafer

A sleek and shiny option to accompany your tuxedo.

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Velvet Loafer

Less formal than patent leather, but statement footwear no doubt. Velvet loafers look best with a velvet or patterned dinner/smoking jacket.

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Patent Leather Loafer (with Grosgrain band)

A slight twist on classic tradition, this version has an eye catching grosgrain band for detail

Not Black Tie? Shoes for the Suited Groom:

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Dark Brown Oxford

The most versatile dress shoe works for your all non-black suiting: navy, blue, grey, light grey, khaki, or green suits. All of the shoes shown here are great additions to your footwear style after your Big Day.

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Dark Brown Monk Strap

If you’re looking for a formal shoe option that’s more eye-catching than an oxford, the Monk strap is for you. Single or double strap, it’s up to you, they both garner compliments.

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Honey Cap Toe Oxford

Honey, cognac, or tan leather shoes are great for warmer weather, outdoor weddings with lighter color palettes.

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The Leather Sneaker

For the envelope pushing Groom, try a fun sneaker that will complement your perfectly tailored custom suit. Or maybe just put them on for dancing!

Every wedding is unique - for more personal recommendations, ask our Designers and we can find the perfect shoe recommendation to complement your wedding suit, style, venue, personality and Bride.

3 Groom's Trends for 2018 Wedding Looks

3 Groom's Trends for 2018 Wedding Looks

Newly engaged and planning your wedding for next year?

Our Designers have gathered the Groom's 2018 wedding trends there’s one commonality - go bold!

These bold looks remain classic and elegant but add a touch that will make heads turn. While some of these trends began in 2017, they’re carrying over to 2018 and are bolder than ever.

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Our Groom's Looks on ABC's Windy City Live, see the video!

The Summer Dream Wedding Runway Show

Are you planning your wedding or know someone who is? Check out the latest in Groom's attire on ABC Chicago's Windy City LIVE! Summer Dream Wedding segment. We have models showcasing the Classic Tuxedo, Old-School White dinner jacket, Dressy alternative (3 pc suit), and Trendy formal velvet dinner jacket looks.  And due to an issue with a model, Nicholas even had to step in as a guest model!

We're also happy to show you all the looks in our showroom if you Make an Appointment, or check our our Wedding Gallery.