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Re: What is typical attire for father of the groom in the US?
« Reply #15 on: September 06, 2017, 06:28:14 AM »
It depends entirely on the wedding. My FIL wore a colored dress shirt, slacks and tie. If he'd asked, I would have suggested a suit, but he was hardly alone at our very hot wedding. I think only my grandfather and the groom bothered with jackets, maybe a friend or two.

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Re: What is typical attire for father of the groom in the US?
« Reply #16 on: September 25, 2017, 06:33:29 PM »
While it's been more than a decade since my DDs were married.   

For wedding #1 FOG had the choice of a tux, a suit or Navy dinner dress blues.  He chose to wear a tux that matched the rest of the groom's wedding party.  FOB was requested to wear the dinner dress blues.  The level of formality is the same. 

For wedding #2, the FOG was in attendance, but most definitely not considered part of the wedding party.  Odd history there. He wore a appreciate and turtleneck.  FOB was told he could wear "whatever" and chose to wear his tux.  Not necessarily matching the groomsmen, but matching there level of formality.
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