You needn't be familiar with the old adage to know that something both new and blue can come in terribly handy when it comes to summer weddings. The classic navy suit—or even a lighter blue suit—will easily adapt to matrimonial celebrations of every kind. Examples? Gladly.
The Vegas Shotgun Wedding
The novelty desert-theme necktie and unbuttoned collar are optional, but the boxed wine stains and slurred, stumbling regret are a must. Just try not to get anything on that blue suit that the cleaners can't get out—next summer is just around the corner, and with it, a whole new crop of weddings to attend.
Illustrations by Michael Hoeweler