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Funny groomsman photos to make you spit some drink on your monitor

Ariel and I were so inspired by this hilarious groomsman photo from Whitney Lee that we decided to celebrate creative and funny groomsman photos in general. Perusing the OBB Flickr pool, here’s what we found…

Groomsmen fashion inspiration: suspenders & mismatched ties

How to dress your groomsmen so they look dapper and yet also like the individuals they are?

Groom’s shoes, Vol. 1

I realized, why should ladies get all the fun? Grooms need shoes too, and while a black leather shoe is fine … there are certainly more exciting options for the offbeat gentlemen in the house.

A slap in the face (in a good way!)

A reader writes in: “I needed a reality check so I came back to to get the slap in the face I deserved.”

Kilted groomsmen

I love this shot by Wisconsin’s Red Gecko Photography, featuring Becca & Dave and their wedding party — including their fully kilted groomsmen! That’s just one of the amazing shots from this wedding — there’s handfasting, rock climbing, keens, and sooo much more. Go look at Red Gecko Studio’s blog to get the full scoop […]

Unexpected groomsmen gift ideas

I’ve gotten a few questions lately from brides seeking the perfect offbeat groomsmen’s gifts. I’ve resisted weighing in because no two dudes are the same — and I really don’t dig the gender-normative trends in groomsmen gifts. It seems like it’s assumed that groomsmen are interested in booze (flasks!), titties (pin-up cufflinks!), tools, and sports. […]