Whispers of wedding season are upon us, which means it’s time for Stay Classy Canton to revive its Bmore Married wedding series, with locally- inspired wedding lists and tips curated for our neighbors based on our own wedding experiences in Baltimore.
In the past we’ve covered Baltimore wedding advice like picking a date, unique wedding venues, and pre-wedding fitness for brides, but it’s about time to show Baltimore grooms and groomsmen some love. Looking for an extra special groomsmen gift or a way to add some flare to the guys in your wedding party? Look no further than the well-groomed list below.
White button down or tuxedo-style shirt? A new, local company Leo & Lees doesn’t think the male members of your bridal party (or really any party) should be limited to those boring options. It’s now possible to outfit an entire groomsmen group with party shirts that are guaranteed to become part of the party. Show off the unique interests of the groom and his groomsmen with completely custom-made dress or tuxedo shirts.
The party shirts are all about sophistication up front (with a jacket on). But as the dance party gets going and the party loosens up, leave the jacket behind to reveal your choice of custom fabric on the sleeves and back of the shirt. Choose from fabric options that include: army camo, stars and stripes, anchors, seer sucker, or suggest your own fabric. Prices range from $105 to $125 (there’s no shipping charge), and there’s a discount for group orders. All shirts are made in the USA.
The Quintessential Gentleman (QG) is a barbershop turned retail shop, classic department store, and men’s spa based locally in Mount Vernon. No stranger to pampering Baltimore men with some of the finer tastes in life, it’s a great idea for the kick of to the bachelor party weekend or for the men to get fancy and fierce on the wedding morning.
QG is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays with more limited hours the rest of the week. Grooming services include beard and mustache maintenance (in Baltimore, there’s no shortage of a need for that), razor shaves, hair cuts, and the “classic” barbershop experience and range from $15 to $50. Visitors can also browse the retail shop, get a spa treatment, and even get their tuxes tailored at QG. It’s like the one stop shop for the fancy pants Baltimore grooms and their friends.
Bridal shops are everywhere in the Baltimore area, but one of the lesser known difficult wedding planning tasks is finding the right formal wear to outfit the grooms and groomsmen. The Tuxedo House, located just north of Baltimore in Timonium, Maryland, likely has the answer to all of your male formalwear concerns if the well-known chains and box stores just aren’t cutting it.
Tuxedo House is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and by appointment Sunday. With over 10,000 tuxedos in stock ranging from size 4 to 80, finding the perfect fitting tux for your Baltimore wedding just got a whole lot easier. There’s also an online ordering form for out-of-town guests and family members as well as accessories and shoes to choose from.