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groom in white shirt with sleeves rolled up to reveal tattoos
Photo: Jess Jackson

Classic White Shirt

No need to rack your brain for casual groom attire ideas: Look no further than a classic white shirt. Paired with khaki pants, dress slacks, or jeans, this is a timeless yet casual look that will always stand outlook great in your wedding album. Shop This Look:

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groom and groomsmen in blue jeans for casual wedding
Photo: Tyler Siems

Blue Jeans

Particularly for a country or rustic wedding, having the groom and groomsmen all in blue jeans might actually make more sense than more traditional suits. Just be sure everything is pressed and hemmed correctly to stay casual, not sloppy. Shop This Look:

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groom and groomsmen in Hawaiian shirts
Photo: Julie Harmsen

Hawaiian Cool

Having a Hawaiian destination wedding? Embrace the island vibe with a cheeky, themed shirt. Your guy can even wear a jacket over it for the ceremony, then let loose (and stay cool and comfortable) at the reception. Shop This Look:

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Chambray Chic

The classic white shirt's country cousin, chambray is a casual fabric that's breathable and lightweight. This look works well for everything from beach nuptials to a farm wedding. Shop This Look:

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Khaki Shorts

For a super-relaxed beach wedding or elopement, go comfortably casual. (The groomsmen will be thrilled with this dress code, as will the groom.) If you're planning on wearing a simple sundress down the aisle, this summer look will coordinate perfectly. Shop This Look:

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Tweed Vest

When you want a look that's informal but not ordinary, dress your man up in a cute tweed vest. This classic piece can be worn again, so invest in quality tailoring and a sophisticated pattern. Shop This Look:

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rocky coastline elopement with groom in casual clothing
Photo: Elicia Bryan

Dress Practically

Casual groom attire ideas usually involve some degree of practicality, whether you're dressing for the weather or the landscape. For this rocky coastline elopement, the couple had to climb up and down a rocky hillside. When deciding on clothes for a remote elopement, make sure to plan for your venue and dress accordingly.: That includes proper footwear. Shop This Look:

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Wool Layers

For a casual winter wedding, have your groom skip the traditional suit and instead layer him up in a wool sweater and sport coat. The overall effect is still dressed up but warm enough for your snowy ceremony. Shop This Look:

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A Tie & Suspenders

If you're worried about him sweltering at your summer wedding, simply have your groom skip the jacket and roll up his shirtsleeves. This stylish groom opted to accessorize with thin leather suspenders and a linen tie. Shop This Look:

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Eclectic Jacket

Planning a boho (hipster?) wedding with a casual dress code? Have your groom rock a classic button- up shirt paired with a unique, stylish jacket. Whether it's earth-tone corduroy with elbow patches or bright tweed, encourage him to find one that represents his own personal style. Shop This Look: