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The best accessory for an exquisite wedding gown? A well-dressed groom. If you've already selected the perfect tuxedo or suit for him, it's time to think about the high-impact details.

The Shirt

It's hard to go wrong with white, but sometimes incorporating a colored or patterned shirt into the groom's attire can make for a more fashion-forward look.

For example, Laura Cassidy, editor-in-chief of Seattle Met Bride & Groom, loves a navy gingham check with a black or tan suit for a day or night wedding any time of year. "It's totally traditional, so it won't freak out the older family members," she says, "but it's also really...