Pick out the engagement ring (if not yet selected).
Announce your engagement.
Discuss wedding plans and budget with fiancée and all parents.
Select your best man, groomsmen, ushers (one usher per 40 guests).
Help plan engagement party.
Discuss ceremony and reception sites, with your fiancée.
Attend a Bridal Show to receive special discounts and start getting some ideas.
8-9 Months Before:
Meet with officiant (minister, priest, rabbi, etc.) to discuss the ceremony.
Start compiling your guest list.
Begin making your honeymoon travel plans.
6 Months Before:
Visit gift registry with fiancée.
Arrange for transportation to ceremony, and to reception, for the wedding party.
Complete your honeymoon plans.
Register with nearest Tip Top Tux location and pick your tuxedos and accessories. Have a list of attendants including Best Man, Groomsmen, Jr. Groomsmen, Ring Bearer, Fathers, Grandfathers, Ushers (one per 40 guests), and a list of any other attendants.
3 Months Before:
Send Tip Top Tux Size Cards to any out-of-town members of the wedding party.
Complete the guest list.
Pick out and order wedding rings.
Pick out and order groomsmen gifts.
Plan rehearsal dinner with parents.
Choose gifts for your bride and wedding party.
Update passports for honeymoons abroad.
1 Month Before:
Make sure all men have been measured for tuxedos at Tip Top Tux.
Get your marriage license.
Make appointments for personal grooming.
2 Weeks Before:
Attend bachelor party (please don’t drink and drive).
Adjust insurance policies, bank accounts, utilities, etc.
The Week of:
Pick up your tuxedo at Tip Top Tux… remember, try it on, in the store, to ensure a proper fit.
Pack for the honeymoon.
Get cash for gratuities and officiant’s fee.
Take a deep breath… you’re almost there.
Enjoy your rehearsal and dinner.
The Big Day:
Double-check all details, wedding rings, and transportation… marriage license.
Get to the ceremony on time.
Relax and Enjoy your wedding!
The Day After:
Return the tuxedos to Tip Top Tux.
Drop off the brides gown to be cleaned and preserved at Tip Top Tux