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26 May 2022

How to Make Your Wedding Suit a Memento

Planning for your wedding can be a stressful time for some and the day itself often passes in a blur of joy and excitement. That's why it's important to 'stop and smell the roses' during your wedding journey and remember all of the reasons you've chosen to marry the love of your life. After the event itself, there are a plethora of ways you can look back fondly on the day, from the photos, to the video, to the signatures in the guest book. But did you know that your wedding suit can also serve as a reminder of the best day of your life? Read on to find out how...

Weddings
25 April 2022

Four Traditions to Revamp for LGBTQ Weddings

The wedding industry is steeped in heteronormative images, content and ideas. It can be difficult to navigate the wedding landscape if you're not sure which traditions you want to keep and which ones you want to ignore. We've put together a list of wedding traditions that you can either update or ditch for your wedding...

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
08 February 2022

Questions We Ask At Your Wedding Suit Consultation

At the first consultation, we'll have some questions for you so that we can make your perfect suit for your big day. Read on to find out the kind of questions we might ask at your consultation.

Weddings
19 January 2022

Wedding Trends 2022

The wedding season for 2022 is upon us! We're so excited to make our clients their dream wedding suits. From extravagance, to weekend-long events, to speciality food and drink and the rise of the 'sequel wedding,' we take a look at some of our predictions for wedding trends in 2022.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
11 October 2021

Pink Suits

When Daniel Craig stepped out for the premiere of 'No Time to Die,' wearing a pink, double-breasted, velvet tuxedo jacket, it caused a sartorial moment that we haven't seen for some time. At King & Allen, we have been fans of the pink suit for a number of years, so we were over the moon to see James Bond himself embracing this vibrant and multi-faceted colour. Read on to see how you can incorporate more pink into your suit wardrobe and how to get the Daniel Craig look...

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
18 August 2021

A Linen Wedding Suit

Linen has been used for many thousands of years. Indeed, flax fibres were found in a prehistoric cave in Georgia, dating from around 36,000 years ago! Nowadays, linen is a lightweight, breathable fabric that is particularly popular during the summer months or in hotter climates. It's also a vegan fabric, which is perfect for those looking for a suit free from animal products.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
14 June 2021

5 Ways to Wear a Bold Colour for Your Wedding Suit

While not everyone will want to go for an audacious check, there are ways to incorporate bold hues into your wedding suit and something for everyone...Read on for our five tips on how to wear a bold colour on your wedding day...

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
14 June 2021

Wedding Ideas to Celebrate Your Love

At King & Allen, we believe every couple is unique and their wedding should be a reflection of who they are and what they value. For LGBTQIA+ couples, this could mean embracing some wedding traditions, tweaking others, or doing something completely different. It’s your big day after all, so you call the shots!

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
12 March 2021

Top Four Wedding Trends for 2021

This year’s wedding season, much like 2020’s, will look a lot different for many people. While we’re hoping to still provide our customers with the very best wedding suits for their big day, it can be difficult to know exactly what kind of suit you’ll be wearing. So we thought we’d do a quick rundown of some of the latest trends and make our predictions for the top wedding trends for 2021.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
15 May 2020

Postponing a Wedding

We've put  together a brief guide and some resources for what to do once you've decided on a new date for your big day.

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14 May 2020

Lockdown Weddings And Celebrations

While we look forward to re-opening and helping you all find your fit for your special day, we also thought it might bring a smile to our follower’s faces to see how some people have kept their lockdown weddings and celebrations going.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
06 March 2020

Choosing a wedding suit to fit the season

We’ve picked out a wedding for each season, with top tips on what to wear on the big day, along with a little something to give your celebrations that extra edge.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings Country Style
28 January 2020

How to create the perfect blue-themed wedding

With blue set to be more popular than ever for weddings this year, find out how to incorporate this timeless and calming hue into your big day, starting with a fabulous suit.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
16 January 2020

How to style a country wedding suit

What’s not to love about a wedding in the country? It’s quintessentially British (think Four Weddings) and it’s the perfect way to embrace the great outdoors in a relaxed environment. No wonder so many of us are opting to tie the knot in a rural setting.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings Country Style
29 May 2019

The Groom's Ultimate Guide to Wedding Planning

There’s no such thing as a traditional wedding anymore. For most of us, the days when the bride’s parents were expected to foot the entire bill – meaning the bride and her mother planned the whole affair – are long gone.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
23 May 2019

A Wedding Style Guide for the Father of the Bride or Groom

With all eyes firmly fixed on the bride and groom, it’s easy to forget that a wedding is also a landmark moment for the happy couple’s parents. Naturally everyone wants to look their best for the big day, not least because the photographic evidence will be around for a long time to come!

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
17 April 2019

The King & Allen Photo Competition 2019

The King & Allen Photo Competition is back for 2019. Enter now for your chance to win a bespoke suit!

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28 March 2019

Ditch The Dress

On the 29th March 2014, the UK saw its first same-sex marriages take place. It was a landmark moment in the history of LGBTQ+ rights and the weddings themselves were a testament to love in all its forms. Five years on from this historical milestone, we look at how the wedding industry has changed and how we, at King & Allen have seen our business grow in exciting and unexpected ways, particularly in our provision of bridal suits for women.

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