The average groom in the U.S. spends about $350 on his attire—a price that has gone up over the past few years. If you’re having a more formal or black-tie wedding, a tuxedo is a must. If you attend events that require a tuxedo, you may be better off purchasing your wedding tux rather than renting.
How much should you budget for grooms attire?
In the mid-range, a groom can buy a nice suit for between $300 and $800. And, on the high end, it costs about $800 to $1,500 and up to purchase a quality designer wool or linen tuxedo or suit. The average groom’s tuxedo or suit cost is $197, according to the Bridal Association of America .
How much should groomsmen pay?
The average groomsman pays $681.13 on the bachelor party while the average bridesmaid pays $437.31. The best man ended up paying an average of $998.78 for this part of the event. The average bridesmaid pays $386.89 while the maid of honor pays $552.33.
Do groomsmen pay for their own suits?
Whether the groom and his groomsmen are buying new tuxedos or suits or renting for the occasion, his family is traditionally responsible for paying for that outfit (Note: In many modern weddings the groomsmen pay for their own outfits.)
Do bridesmaids pay for their own dresses?
What expenses should I expect to cover as a bridesmaid? Most often, bridesmaids cover the cost of their dress and undergarments, shoes, accessories, and hair and makeup for the wedding day. The bride may opt to cover any of the aforementioned costs if she deems it appropriate.
Who pays for the groom’s bachelor party?
The groom usually pays nothing for his own bachelor party, although there’s an exception to that rule should the bachelor party take place out of town. If the bachelor party involves expenses such as airfare and hotel, you do not have an obligation to pay the groom’s way.
How far in advance should groom get suit?
One Month Before: Order the Groom Suit
At least one month before your event, you’ll want to order your outfit, leaving your groomsmen time to complete the simple process (The Black Tux will help them along the way and keep you in the loop).