If you’re having a hard time finding the perfect soft butch wedding attire for your upcoming nuptials, let us help you out.
What you wear down the aisle should reflect your personality and make you feel special, whether that’s by wearing a dress or a finely tailored suit!
Sadly, there are still more wedding dress boutiques than stores specializing in butch wedding attire.
So for the people who are specifically looking for a sharp tux or something with a little more personality, we have some suggestions for you.
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Where to Buy Soft Butch Wedding Attire
One word of advice before we start. The best outfit for your wedding, be it a dress or a suit, is one that’s tailored just to your body.
If you’re shopping online, obviously that’s a bit of a challenge! Here’s what I recommend: get a fitting done by a professional and note down all your measurements.
That way, as you shop, you can find the right fit to start with, then send in your measurements to the stores that do custom-tailoring.
Does that make sense? Good. Now, let’s check out our top 7 favorite stores that specialize in unique masculine female suits and soft butch formal wear.
1. Haute Butch
It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a butch look, a tomboy style, or more of an androgynous feel, Haute Butch has something for everyone.
They have everything from dress shirts to footwear and anything in between.
They have a fairly popular Instagram page and have launched their online store.
Butch styles don’t always have to be worn on LGBTQ individuals, they can look quite stylish and edgy on women and men.
More of a custom clothing brand, Duchess Clothier is a small premium clothing line dedicated to custom styles.
Founded in 2005, it was a one-man enterprise that has since grown into a full-fledged business bringing style and passion to clients worldwide.
Duchess Clothier makes clients feel heard with their 1-on-1 sessions.
They make sure they understand exactly what the client desires and realizes their dreams.
You can find anything from shoes to suits to accessories from their online store.
Situated in Brooklyn, Bindle and Keep is another custom-tailored suit company. Their philosophy is to produce garments with a personal style.
No two custom suits from Binde and Keep are the same.
HBO has even dedicated a documentary to them focusing on the topic of fashion in the LGBTQ community.
They have made quite a big splash in the industry, they aim to reflect the inner masculinity of a person with the wedding attire they are wearing.
Based in Los Angeles, California, Sharpe Suiting doesn’t discriminate and allows their clients to be exactly who they are.
There is no real gender when it comes to fashion, so you can dream up of any design that suits your taste and Sharp Suiting will make it a reality.
If you are a local or happen to be in the area, you can schedule an hour-long consultation with the designer of your choice.
They use virtual tailoring software with the client’s precise body measurements to produce a well-fitting and unique piece of clothing.
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5. Jag and Co
Jaguar Beckford, founder of Jag and Co established this company just a few years ago in 2013.
Tailored for both men and women, the use of lively colors and interesting patterns is what sets them apart from the competition.
It doesn’t matter how you identify yourself, there is something for you from Jaguar’s line.
From the fashionistas to the fashion novices, there will definitely be something that tickles your fancy.
Jaguar doesn’t waste any material if she can help it. Her “green” philosophy recycles extra pieces, buttons, and zippers, transforming them into innovative pieces.
So exclusive, this New York-based clothing company adopts an appointment-only policy.
Each finished product has been fitted, designed, tailored, and styled personally by the designer.
They believe that not only should each piece of clothing be unique, but it should also be a personal statement for the client.
Think of the iconic Sean Connery (back in the day) and Cary Grant.
Handsome and dapper individuals, this is where the founder draws inspiration from and channels it into every unique design.
There is nothing like a well-designed custom suit, just ask Harvey Specter and Don Draper (if you could).
Kipper Clothiers involves the client every step of the way, in a reassuring gesture that their opinions and desires are taken seriously.
You start by choosing a fabric that speaks to you, choose the details and cut of the design, and get fit properly by experts who measure your body thoroughly.
You don’t have to take our word for it, the evidence is in the testimonials and the happy customers.
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Love is to be celebrated, that cannot be stressed enough. To be finely dressed on your big day or the big day of a loved one is a sign of care and respect.
If you have ever worn a suit then you’ll know, an ill-fitting suit just looks lazy and messy.
The best way to go is not to try on a ton of options and hope for the best, but it’s to actually be involved in each step of the design and producing something solely meant for you.
What do you think of our soft butch wedding attire suggestions? Leave a comment below!
I’m a freelance journalist/writer/content marketer with BA Hons in Journalism.