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By now you're probably aware of just how pricey weddings can be, and by now you're probably thinking there's no way you're going to drop serious cash on something that you'll most likely never wear again. Enter: online tuxedo rentals. With just a few clicks, you can have your tux delivered to you well before your wedding and well within your budget. Could it really be this easy? Believe it.
Tuxedo rentals have come a long way, not only have they expanded their range of styles from the traditional to the trendy, but they've also fine-tuned their processes. Most tuxedo rental websites offer a fit and measurement guide so that you don't even have to set foot in a store. Another plus? Most of the below styles fall under $300 and that's including customizations like fabric color and lapel shape.
Not sure where to start? We've broken it down for you and rounded up the best places to rent a tuxedo online.
A Men's Wearhouse completely customizable tuxedo package comes with accessories like shoes, bowtie, and cufflinks at either no or low additional cost (that's what we like to hear!). Get fitted by one of their pros in store or use their online fit evaluator where measurements are reviewed by their expert stylists. Ordering takes no time at all and you can expect to receive your tux a week before your wedding date. Plus, if you have any issues with the fit, they'll ship new items out– free of charge!
If you're looking for traditional styles that will look timeless in your wedding photos, JCPenney has you more than covered. Fabric colors range from the classic black to this dapper tuxedo in slate blue. Don't worry about not knowing your measurements as JCP boasts that it only takes 90 seconds to find your perfect fit with their online guide. When you've made your decision, your order will arrive two weeks before your big day and comes with free exchanges.
JoS. A. Bank
JoS. A. Bank has some super stylish curated looks like this Calvin Klein tuxedo fit for a lavish black-tie affair. However, you can choose to ignore the pre-styled looks and create your own tux from scratch right down to the color of your pocket square. All orders can be done online, but you must be fitted at one of JoS. A. Bank's 450+ locations. Your tux must also be picked up in-store and will be ready two days before your wedding date.
The Black Tux
The Black Tux prides themselves on being modern and fashion-forward. Sure they still offer classic styles like this contrast jacket tuxedo, but they also think outside of the box with tuxes featured in allover tartan or color-blocked velvet–your groomsmen will get to have some fun! As for finding the perfect fit, you can use their handy fit algorithm, get measured at one of their showrooms or utilize their free at-home trial. You'll receive your tux two weeks before your wedding and can request an additional size within 48 hours of receiving your order (phew!).
Stitch & Tie
If you're having a fall or winter wedding, head over to Stitch & Tie for styles in deep burgundy or midnight navy. They also offer the option to either rent the tux jacket and matching pants only or to choose a curated but still customizable look that includes shirts and accessories for an additional cost. Not only does Stitch & Tie want you to find the right style, they also want you to find the right fit by checking out their step by step video on how to take your own measurements. When you're ready, choose to have your tux shipped or pick it up at one of their showrooms.
With suave names like "The Monte Carlo" and "The London" you and your groomsmen will feel like you belong on the set of a James Bond movie. What could be better? Well, if you're looking for a good deal, Menguin offers a free groom's tux if you order 5 rental tuxedos. Like many other smart tux rental sites, they also offer an online fit guide and a free at-home try on. You can also expect to receive your order a full two weeks before the big day.
Generation Tux offers classic tuxedos for the modern man with a fit that is a little slimmer and a little cooler. If you're not sure about a fabric color, request swatches (at no charge) to help you match tuxes to bridesmaids dresses etc. When it comes to finding the right fit, answer a few questions and their fit algorithm will do all the work–they also offer a free tux trial. Expect to receive your order a full two weeks before your wedding with plenty of time for exchanges.
Xedo offers crisp and classic styles like this tuxedo from Justin Alexander. Choose from formal black tuxes to more laid-back styles in light grey or customize a look to reflect your personal style. Plugin your measurements and receive a trial tux months before your wedding and when you're ready to commit, you'll receive your order a standard two weeks in advance of your nuptials.
National Tuxedo Rentals
National Tuxedo Rentals offer complete tuxes that start at only $109 and include a formal shirt, vest or cummerbund, cufflinks and a garment bag–you don't get better value than that! You may even be able to afford to gift them to your groomsmen. To ensure a perfect fit, they suggest using their measurement guide or printing out one of their measuring forms for you to bring to your tailor or even to your dry cleaner. You'll have your dream rental tux shipped to your door within 7-10 days before the wedding.
If you're planning a winter wedding, a velvet tuxedo jacket is the way to go. You'll feel sophisticated, suave and warm. If velvet isn't your thing, Friar Tux truly has a style for everyone and can accommodate sizing from slim to big and tall. Once you've landed on the right tux, choose to have it shipped or pick up at one of their showrooms.