What is the mission of The Groomsman Suit?
The Groomsman Suit's mission is to get men suited up in stylish suits and tuxedos they will own for less than the cost of a rental.
What is The Groomsman Suit's Origin Story?
The idea for TGS was born from Jeanne and Kevin’s personal experience planning their 2013 New Year’s Eve wedding. With no other options available to affordably outfit their groomsmen, they were forced to go the usual rental route only to be incredibly inconvenienced and disappointed by the pick-up/drop-off logistics, poor fit, and $250 per tuxedo price tag. Using her fashion industry and design experience, Jeanne set out to create a new solution for black tie attire: a sharp looking tuxedo that could be purchased for less than the cost of a traditional rental. TGS was co-founded by Jeanne and Kevin Foley and Diana Ganz. On a fulltime basis, Jeanne and Diana manage all aspects of the company’s operations.
After graduating with a Fine Arts degree in Fashion Design from the Illinois Institute of Art in 2003, Jeanne has engineered apparel fit and construction for the last 12 years as a Technical Designer for major fashion brands such as Talbots, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Under Armour.
Day to day, Jeanne leads product development for TGS. Her focus on high quality fabrics, construction and components, and meticulous attention to detail are evident in every TGS suit. Jeanne continuously advances the TGS product by leveraging her great relationships with key industry partners.
In 2014, Diana graduated with an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Over the past two years, she went on to serve as Chief Executive Officer for two different Boston based companies, and in 2015 she was recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 Professional by the Boston Business Journal.
Being a passionate advocate for TGS, Diana oversees marketing and branding efforts to bring maximum visibility and growth to the brand. She is responsible for sales outreach and is committed to creating a fun, easy, and thrilling purchasing experience for all TGS customers.
What is one of your favorite projects you've ever worked on?
Recently, we were honored to have the opportunity to get Seattle Seahawks safety, Kam Chancellor's, groomsmen suited up in our textured gray suits for his July wedding.
How are you a "wedding space disrupter”?
We're an answer to the terrible tuxedo rental and/or outdated brands that have been the only option for grooms, groomsmen and bridesmen.
What three ingredients are necessary for a great day at The Groomsman Suit?
Helping guys get suited up in a fun, affordable and stress free way!
The Groomsman Suit (TGS) offers a tuxedo and suit priced below the cost of the traditional rental at $179. The The Groomsman Suit's suiting and tuxedos features an updated fit, high quality fabrics and construction, in a solid variety of colors that fit into today’s wedding trends. The TGS brand is unique in that they are focused on only selling men’s wedding wear online.