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    • dannyjebb
    • By dannyjebb 3rd Jun 17, 8:01 PM
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    Groomsmen outfits
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    • 3rd Jun 17, 8:01 PM
    Groomsmen outfits 3rd Jun 17 at 8:01 PM
    Hi all

    My brother's wedding is in September this year. We are just looking at suits and I am appauled at the costs of hiring! In one store today (Greenwoods) they had tailcoat for hire at £130 inc trousers, waistcoat, shirt and tie......Then on the rails had a very similar suit, same material nearly identical colour, for sale at £117!!! didn't include the shirt and tie but was a nice 3 piece suit. My brother is adament on tails for himself but these suits wouldn't quite match exactly with his.

    I don't think I have ever hired anything in my life other than maybe a car on holiday and would much prefer to buy the suit to wear in the future. I am getting married next year and would be happy to wear the same suit for that.

    Does anyone know of a place that sells maybe ex hire suits? or any other options so as not to spend over £500 on 4 suits to wear for a day? We would be happy to pay around £150 per suit to buy.

    Many thanks
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    • ceh209
    • By ceh209 9th Jun 17, 1:12 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 1:12 PM
    We got suits for all the men from M&S at around £150 each (2 piece). It worked for us as we didn't want tails / morning coat anyway.


    If you have a Slater's locally (www.slaters.co.uk) that's worth a look, hubby has bought a DJ from there more recently for £100.
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    • bengalknights
    • By bengalknights 6th Jul 17, 3:03 PM
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    You could always wait for the next sale
    • Tammykitty
    • By Tammykitty 17th Jul 17, 12:55 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 12:55 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 12:55 PM
    I hope your brother is paying for your suit hire?


    Try local independent men's clothes store - I think the mens suit hire at our wedding was around £70 each


    Debenhams also stat from £70 for a 3 piece suit
    http://www.debenhams-formalhire.com/media/1391/14445-debenhams-price-lists.pdf


    Also do you have a moss brothers outlet shop near you, as you get good deals in them to buy the suits
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