Rent a Tuxedo Instead of Buying One

March 18th, 2014

If you or someone that you know is about to attend a huge event such as a wedding, prom, or other fancy thing, you need to be sure that you look your best.  While your friends and family, and even the event you are attending, are telling you that you should buy a tuxedo, please understand that this is a common mistake.  This is especially true for a person who has never rented or bought a tuxedo before.  This is why it is better to get a rental tuxedo than to purchase a brand new one.

You may be wondering why you should consider renting a tuxedo instead of buy one.  If you think about the long-term benefits of a rental instead of a purchase, you will easily understand.  The price of a tuxedo can range from hundreds to thousands of dollars.  If you do not foresee yourself using this tuxedo multiple times, why shell out that much money?  To rent one will cost you a fraction of that.  You will wear it in the event that you are going to and have it back the next day, or whenever you have the rental period for.  You will not have to worry about cleaning it yourself or taking it to a dry cleaner, and will probably get your deposit back as well.

Perry Ellis Madison Suit

Perry Ellis Madison Suit

When you do need to rent a tuxedo and have questions, or are confused as to which tuxedo to rent, you should visit a great place like Skeffington tuxedos.  Not only will you be able to pick from a variety of styles and colors, you may even luck out and get name brands that are the highest in quality and materials, and will help you stand out in the midst of all the other revelers.

To rent a tuxedo, you will need to go in and have your measurements taken.  This is why renting one is better! You know that you are going to lose and gain weight during your life, so, being able to rent a tuxedo instead of buying one is going to benefit you greatly.  You will not have to worry about taking your expensive tuxedo in to be adjusted each time.  Instead, you will be able to rent one that is your perfect size each time.  Why go to a special event like your own wedding in a tuxedo that is too large, too small, or bunches around the arms and legs?

Evening Peak Ralph Lauren

Evening Peak Ralph Lauren

Another thing to consider if you intend to rent a tuxedo from somewhere such as Skeffington’s is that you may end up spilling something on your tux, or perhaps sweating a lot and making the fabric smell bad.  You will not have the expertise or experience to get these stains or smells out.  However, when you return the tuxedo, the rental company can quickly and easily fixes the problem.  In addition, you may decide later in life that you want a different style, or perhaps a variety of colors for a tuxedo.  You will have to get a new one anyway, so why waste your money on a purchase.  Get a rental instead!

Jermaine Wagner just rented a tuxedo for his prom, and decided to write this article to help others who struggled with the same deicisions he had to make.

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