Rhode Island Wedding Guide

Traditional Tux Rental Attire

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Traditional Attire
Ultra Formal Evening Formal Evening Very Formal Daytime Semi-Formal Daytime

Black full dress (tailcoat) with white, wing-collar pique formal shirt, white pique vest and bowtie.

Formal Shoes: Patent.

May wear a sprig from the bride's bouquet as boutonniere.

Black tuxedo, white pleated formal shirt, bow tie, vest or cummerbund to match tuxedo. White tuxedo with formal trousers for summer or tropical climate.

Cutaway jacket, gray striped trousers, gray vest, ascot, or striped four-in-hand tie.

Optional top hat, spats, gray gloves. Formal Shoes: Patent finish.

Grey Stroller, with striped trousers, pearl gray vest, four-in-hand tie with white pleated formal shirt.

Optional: Homburg gloves.

Ushers & Jr Groomsmen

Identical to groom, with different boutonniere.

Same as groom, perhaps with different boutonniere.

Similar to groom in style, with possible variation in tie or shirt.

Identical to groom perhaps with different boutonniere


Identical to groom, with different boutonniere.

Same as ushers

Same as groom, or same as ushers.

Same as groom, or same as ushers.

Ring Bearer

Identical to groom/groomsmen.

Identical to groom/groomsmen.

Identical to groom/groomsmen.

Identical to groom/groomsmen.


May wear tuxedos, or if you specify "White Tie" on invitations guest should wear full dress identical to groom.

Should be formally dressed. Specify "Black Tie" on invitations.

You may suggest "Traditional Morning Attire" on invitations, if you would like your guests to be formally dressed. They would then choose formalwear similar to the groom's.

Formalwear optional

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