Edward Cullen and Bella Swann getting married

GQ magazine gave Edward Cullen’s Brioni suit a thumbs up

It used to be the case that a wedding day was all about the bride and what she was wearing but, with men’s fashion become more prominent, (the recent column inches generated by London Collections: Men is proof, if any were needed) that just isn’t how it works anymore.

It really isn’t acceptable to just head to your nearest Moss Brothers to hire a suit or use the one you’d saved for “best” that’s just a little too short in the leg. Grooms need to dress to impress as much as brides.

There are a few rules – the first of which is: check with your bride-to-be what she’s wearing (if she needs watch inspiration tell her to click here). We’re not suggesting you ask for pictures (that would earn you a withering death-stare), but a general gist helps. The rule of thumb is if she is in a meringue, you need a morning suit. More trend-led white dress? You’re in a suit. Beyond that, anything goes. Though we’d draw the line at tracksuit bottoms…

To help with these modern hurdles we’ve chosen some suitable outfits that could work on your big day, and, of course, selected the ideal timepieces to match.

Now all you have to do is worry about is keeping the sherry hidden from your Great-Aunt Pam.

  • Aquascutum Merrick Evening Suit
    RRP: £950
    Available from: Aquascutum
  • Vacheron Constantin watch
    Vacheron Constantin Ultra-Fine 1955 Watch
    RRP: £22,850
    Available from: Watches of Switzerland
  • Charvet shirt
    Charvet Shirt
    RRP: £305
    Available from: Mr Porter
  • IWC Watch
    IWC Portuguese 75th-Anniversary Edition Watch
    RRP: £15,250
    Available from: The Watch Gallery
  • Grenson shoes
    Grenson Toby shoes
    RRP: £195
    Available from: Grenson
  • Junghans watch
    Junghans Max Bill Chronoscope Watch
    RRP: £1,500
    Available from: The Watch Gallery
  • The Kooples
    The Kooples Round-Collar shirt
    RRP: £130
    Available from: The Kooples
  • Nomos Lambda Deep Blue Watch
    RRP: £12,800
    Available from: Nomos-Store
  • Paul Smith suit
    Paul Smith London Navy Slim-fit Wool Suit
    RRP: £695
    Available from: Mr Porter
  • Montblanc watch
    Montblanc Star Watch (in steel and rose gold)
    RRP: £3,220
    Available from: The Watch Gallery
  • Kurt Geiger shoes
    Kurt Geiger Glen Shoes
    RRP: £69
    Available from: Kurt Geiger
  • Lange and Sohne watch
    A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia Watch
    RRP: £14,300
    Available from: Watches of Switzerland
  • Richard James shirt
    Richard James Cotton Poplin Shirt
    RRP: £125
    Available from: Mr Porter
  • New and Lingwood suit
    New and Lingwood The Deeper Shade Outfit
    RRP (total): £540
    Available from: House of Fraser
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