18 Best Tweed Wedding Suits for Every Winter Event

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Some suits are tailored for certain seasons, and one prime example of a seasonal suit choice would be tweed. Best for autumn and winter celebrations, these pieces are made of dense wool and are crafted to keep you warmer than something like airy cotton. Also, tweed often comes in checkered patterns—whether subtle or bold—and at a wedding, they're sure to stand out in a sea of black suits.

Tweed became especially popular in the United Kingdom, as the fabric originated in Scotland and Ireland, and was worn by farmers before the British upper class got ahold of it. Today, you can find tweed suits in a variety of colors, which can sometimes look more on the casual side. Thus, to keep a tweed suit more formal for an evening wedding, opt for darker colors like a deep brown, green, navy blue, or gray.

Sourced from the best retailers with the most reputable reviews, here's a look at the best tweed wedding suits that are sure to keep anyone warm during the fall and winter seasons.

Most Traditional: Moss London Slim Fit Donegal Tweed Suit

navy tweed suit

Courtesy of John Lewis

Fit: Silm fit | Care: Dry clean

The dark blue color of this suit gives it a traditionally formal look, and the tweed fabric is very subtle. It's the perfect choice for someone looking for a classic piece.

Best Silk Blend: Ralph Lauren Silk-Wool Tweed Suit Jacket

blue tweed suit

Courtesy of Ralph Lauren

Fit: Classic | Care: Dry clean

Made of a Tussah silk and wool tweed sourced from Italy, this suit has a luxe and sleek look to it. The dark blue also makes the windowpane check pattern a bit more subtle.

Most Dapper: AmorByAnshul Blue Estate Herringbone 3 Piece Tweed Suit

blue tweed 3 piece wedding suit

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Fit: Made-to-measure | Care: Dry clean

This made-to-measure suit is created with your exact measurements for a great fit. The classic navy shade makes this feel traditional, but the three-piece styling gives it a bit of an edge.

Most Classic: Hawes & Curtis Men's Brown Tweed Slim Fit Suit

brown tweed suit

Courtesy of Hawes & Curtis

Material: Lambswool | Fit: Slim fit

Brown is a popular color for tweed suits, but this one really stands out thanks to its tailored, modern fit. Details like felt lining under the collar, and the working button cuffs, give it a little something extra.

Best for an Early Spring Wedding: Moss 1851 Tailored Fit Light Blue Tweed Suit

light blue tweed suit

Courtesy of Moss Bros.

Fit: Tailored | Care: Dry clean

The light blue color of this suit makes it work for an early spring wedding when it's still chilly enough to wear tweed. It can be worn with a button-down, or styled more casually as shown.

Most Unique: Sebastian Cruz S By Sebastian Walnut Lino Tweed Suit

tweed suit

Courtesy of Sebastian Cruz Couture

Fit: Classic | Care: Dry clean

The pattern of this tweed suit is different from a lot of other options out there, making it a bit more unique. The brown color is also unexpected for a wedding.

Best Velvet Accents: Dobell Green Windowpane Check Tweed Suit

velvet accent tweed suit

Courtesy of Dobell

Fit: Regular | Care: Dry clean

This green two-piece suit has a fun windowpane check design that gives it a funky look. Velvet accents also match the design to provide a very wintery feel.

Best Brown: Hockerty 3 Piece Tweed Suit

brown tweed suit

Courtesy of Hockerty

Fit: Custom | Care: Dry clean

This is a beautiful shade of brown that feels very versatile and works for both formal and casual events. The checkered pattern stands out, and we love the option of the vest.

Best Gray: Paul Smith Grey Marl Wool Tweed Suit

gray tweed suit

Courtesy of Paul Smith

Fit: Relaxed | Care: Dry clean

This is a beautiful shade of gray that makes the suit appear classic and very formal. It's a relaxed fit, offering a little extra room to move around, and features a marl finish throughout.

Best Color: Moss London Slim Fit Fuchsia Donegal Tweed Suit

red suit

Courtesy of Moss Bros.

Fit: Slim fit | Care: Dry clean

You normally don't see a formal tweed suit in brighter colors, so this fuchsia one is definitely unique. We love the bold color, and it's still dark enough to work for an evening wedding.

Coolest Navy: Dobell Navy Donegal Tweed Suit

navy suit

Courtesy of Dobell

Fit: Regular | Care: Dry clean

Navy is a great way to stay formal if you don't want to wear black or gray. This suit is a nice color with a comfortable fit, and it comes at a good price point.

Best Slim Fit: Moss London Slim Fit Sage Tweed Suit

Slim Fit Sage Tweed Suit

Courtesy of Moss London

Fit: Slim fit | Care: Dry clean

This sage Moss London tweed suit is so interesting to look at and is perfect for outdoor ceremonies in the cooler months. While this feels more on the casual side, it can work for a daytime wedding.

Best for a Formal Wedding: Studio Suits Donegal Tweed Suit

gray suit

Courtesy of Studio Suits

Fit: Classic | Care: Dry clean

The dark gray shade of this suit and the comfortable and classic fit makes it ideal for a more formal wedding. Follow the styling lead and wear it with a skinny tie and loafers.

Best Splurge: Umit Benan B+ Layered Herringbone Tweed Suit

Layered Herringbone Tweed Suit Jacket

Courtesy of Mr Porter

Fit: True to size | Care: Dry clean

Classic and oh-so-chic, this layered herringbone tweed suit from Umit Benan B+ is definitely worth the high price tag. We love this for late winter or early autumn, and it's our favorite choice on the list.

Best Light Color: Moss London Slim Fit Light Blue Tweed Suit

light blue suit

Courtesy of Moss Bros.

Fit: Slim fit | Care: Dry clean

This light blue color makes the tweed suit seem much more modern and a lot less stuffy. The herringbone pattern is subtle and this is a very versatile piece.

Most Trendy: Homme Plisse Issey Miyake Brown Pleated Tweed Blazer

Brown Pleated Tweed Blazer

Courtesy of Ssense

Fit: True to size | Care: Dry clean

A bit on the casual side, this suit is for the groom with fashion-forward sensibilities. We love it for a rehearsal dinner, a reception, or even a night out after the big day.

Most Lightweight: Oliver Wicks Natural Brown Tweed Suit

brown tweed suit

Courtesy of Oliver Wicks

Fit: Classic | Care: Dry clean

This suit uses Merino wool for a softer look and a more lightweight feel, making it a bit less heavy than your traditional tweed. Wear the pieces separately or together depending on the look you're going for.

Best Double-Breasted: Hockerty Grey Rustic Tweed Suit

double breasted

Courtesy of Hockerty

Fit: Custom | Care: Dry clean

The double breast of this jacket makes the entire suit look more sophisticated and put together. We love the deep grey as well.

What to Look for in a Tweed Wedding Suit

Since tweed suits work best for weddings in the autumn or winter, you should look for a suit that will keep you warm without making you feel overheated. Try on different looks and get a good idea of the fabric to ensure that the suit feels comfortable enough to wear on your big day. Tweed pieces can also come in many different colors and patterns, and for a more casual wedding, feel free to play around with hues like light blue or green plaid. For something more formal, opt for darker shades and more subtle tones like black or navy blue.

  • Is a tweed suit appropriate for a wedding?

    Tweed suits can definitely be appropriate for an event like a wedding, but you should take the event into consideration. If you're going to a black-tie event or even a black-tie optional wedding, a tweed suit might not be formal enough—especially if it's any color other than black. But if you're going to a more casual wedding or a semi-formal affair, a tweed suit is a great pick.

  • What color should you pick for a tweed wedding suit?

    Tweed wedding suits come in so many different hues, and that's certainly what makes them so fun. The color you choose for your suit should depend on your dress code and overall wedding theme. Opt for a unique shade like light blue or light brown for a more casual wedding, and dark-colored suits like black or deep green, for events that are more formal.

  • When can you wear a tweed wedding suit?

    The best time to wear a tweed wedding suit is during the colder months since they are a heavier fabric. However, there's no rule that you can't wear them during the spring or summer, but they might be too warm depending on the climate.

About the Author

Contributing writer Jessica Booth is a freelance writer and formerly served as an editor for seven years. Her work has been featured in Bustle, Insider, Redbook, and Refinery29.

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