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Tuxedo rentals from Catalogs: Things you should know

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So it’s time to rent a tuxedo or suit for a wedding, prom or some special event, you’ve done your research online or you know a local tuxedo rental shop you’re going to check out.

When you get there you see some very nice designer tuxedos and suits on display but you don’t see the one you might be looking for.

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You ask the tuxedo specialist your working with if they have any more tuxedos to choose from or know of the one you want. Here comes the Tuxedo Catalog with all the designer names, Ike Evening by Ike Behar, Jean Yves tuxedos, Ralph Lauren tux, Michael Kors Men’s Formal Wear for rental, Joseph Abboud black tuxedo, After Six, Perry Ellis suits and Calvin Klein tuxedos.

Why do some tuxedo and bridal shops use Tuxedo Catalogs?

Because it’s very hard to carry all of the latest styles of designer tuxedos and suits rentals in stock.

Most Tux specialists attend the IFA show (International Formal Wear Association) or meet with Formal Wear Sales person who comes through town and shows you all the latest tuxedos to choose from and purchase for the following year.

This is when it gets hard for the Tuxedo shop owner, what styles and colors should they buy, what’s going to be popular, and what will customers be coming in and asking for. It’s never easy and unfortunately, we can’t buy everything. But the Tuxedo wholesaler buys almost every new style that comes out because they want to serve every little Tuxedo operator across the USA.

One and two store tuxedo shops use the Formal Wear wholesalers Catalog to offer their customers a wide range of Tuxedos and suits to choose from that they didn’t buy, but all this service comes with a nice price tag.

So you like a designer tuxedo rental from a Catalog…

Jim’s Formal Wear or Paul Morrell catalog tuxedo rentals may have what you’re looking for, now what? The Tuxedo specialist will quote you a rental price from the catalog which is usually higher than any tuxedo or suit rental that they carry in stock, why? Because if you own something you can rent it or sell it much cheaper than if you have to pay a middleman (Tuxedo Wholesaler) for their product.jimsformalwear

A typical fee for the Tuxedo specialist to sub-rent a tuxedo from a catalog is $85 and that usually does not include shoes (shoes weigh the shipping box down a lot, and the price goes up). Paying the sub-rental price and shipping fees the local Tuxedo specialist has to make some money and will charge you a lot more.

 

Every tuxedo shop varies their catalog tuxedo rental price depending on their overhead and more. I’ve seen some tux shops charge from $125 to $250 for the same tuxedo rental out of the book. These are the same Tux Catalogs that every tux shop account owner gets.

Some of the issues that a customer should be aware of

The big question when ordering a sub- rental tuxedo from a Tux shops catalog is “how soon will the tuxedo arrive before the day of use?”.

The answer is usually 2 days before the event, one day before is also very common. And the reason is: the Wholesaler does not ship out the suit rental or tux until the Monday before the weekend because they were possibly suing it the weekend before yours (most tux rental outfits are worn on the weekends) so even though you may order it one month before it still won’t arrive until 2 days before you need it, scary right?

Yes. Why?

What if you were not measured correctly and something doesn’t fit?

Or what if the shipping box doesn’t arrive or gets lost? These are not fun things to think about before a big formal event.

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Formal Knight is a men’s formal wear wholesaler and they ship from California and that helps us at Rose Tuxedo get faster service in AZ. Rose Tuxedo has been in the men’s formal wear business since 1980 and is also a Premier account with all it’s Tux and suit Wholesale companies so we get special tux pricing and VIP shipping, that helps our customers get their outfits faster and we can pass the rental savings on to you.

In my humbler opinion after 30 years in the Men’s formal Wear industry…

Always try to find something a local Tuxedo shop has in stock. Most owners have bought some of the latest designer tuxedos and suit rentals available and you can usually get a better tuxedo rental price when it’s a suit or tux they own and carry in stock, plus same day rentals and easy tuxedo measurement corrections. But if you don’t see what you’re looking for then go for the catalog tuxedo rental and most of the time everything usually works out fine.menswearhouse4

For those who don’t know Men’s Wearhouse doesn’t own any of their Tuxedo or Suit rentals in stock, you heard that right. They have New tuxedo and suits you can buy on the racks but no rentals in the back room or racks, just ask them.

Men’s Wear house gets all their tuxedo and suits rentals from their Tuxedo plant out of state. They have one or two big Men’s Wearhouse big plant’s that puts all the tux and suit rentals together and then ship them to their Men’s Wearhouse location’s across the United States, this is scarier than getting a tuxedo rental from a catalog.

One of the other nice benefits of renting tux’s local

The money you spend in State stays in the economy, and most of the time you can pick up your tux outfit a day early if you ask or return it a day late because it doesn’t need to be shipped back to anyone.

I hope this helps you in your men’s formal wear renting process and if anything it should give you some idea on how the process is all done, and ease your mind on dressing up on some of the most important day and times of your life.

Happy Holidays to all and Rose Tuxedo has 3 tuxedo shops in Arizona ready to help you for any Men’s formal wear need. You can also live chat me 7 days a week and ask a question or get a tuxedo rental quote. www.rosetuxedoaz.com tuxedo rentals  

 


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4 Ways to Wear a Suit to Thanksgiving this Year

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Wearing a suit to any family or formal gathering is a great idea. It’s better to be overdressed than under-dressed. If you have no clue what to wear to your own Thanksgiving family dinner or to the home of your spouse, girlfriend, or best friend you can never go wrong with a suit. If you know a suit will come across as snooty or obnoxious you could always dress it down.

Or ignore the haters and wear it anyway because you look amazing in that suit, sir. Much like our post in September about the different ways to utilize a three-piece suit, you don’t always have to wear the full classic suit. You can use the pieces to your advantage and look your best and use the same suit for several Thanksgiving Weekend events.

Slate blue Aspen suit

Slate blue Aspen suit

Here are some ways to wear your best suit to any Thanksgiving event this November.

1. Full suit

Reserve this for impressing in-laws, bosses, co-workers, or strangers. Gravy is messy and you may spill something. If you wear a brown suit, gravy may not be a problem. Stick to earth tones with some accents matching the color-changing leaves. Maybe avoid the three-piece suit here and stick to slacks and jacket.

2. Slacks and Vest

This look is always flattering and looks much more relaxed than a three-piece suit. It could be paired with a long tie or bowtie in colors matching the food or leaves of fall. Roll up your shirt sleeves and add some patterned socks with your loafers. Keep is casual but clean. Gravy-color clothes will only take you so far.

3. Slacks and Sweater

This doesn’t technically require owning or renting a suit, but the right slacks are important. Pair a nice pair of slacks, a collared shirt, and a festive vest to look casual but put together. Keep the turkey turtleneck at home and stick to a sweater vest or V-neck sweater with an autumn color pallet. Reserve the tacky sweater for sitting at home eating your leftovers with your wife or girlfriend.

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Don’t wear this. Ever.

 

4. Jeans and Vest or Jacket

For those family members and friends you’re more comfortable with, pair a nice suit jacket or vest with a clean, straight leg dark wash jean—no holes. You can wear this with a festive-colored dress shirt (with or without a tie) with the suit jacket or a plaid button-down with the suit vest. The combinations are endless. Just keep it neat and leave the elastic waistbands at home. No one needs to see that.

5. Utilize your boring business brown suit

Browns work great for Thanksgiving. Tweed, wool, or blends will look great. Pair it with a pop of color to grab some attention. If you arrive at a holiday party and you’re overdressed, you can always remove a layer and roll up your sleeves or remove your tie.

If you’re underdressed, put the jacket back on and straighten your tie. But if you are unsure of what attire the party will require, Put on a two-piece suit with a sweater and you should realize quickly what layers to shed. Or, simply ask. It never hurts.


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4 Occasions When You Want to Rent a Tux

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Who doesn’t want to look good? Which person doesn’t want to give a good first impression? Who doesn’t want to impress his date? The questions could go on and on. And yes, a tux or suit can transform any man to look his best.

A tuxedo or suit is always in fashion. They’ve been around for many years and they don’t seem to be making an exit. Every decade they undergo changes, upgrades or throwbacks but they remain the same: Suits and tuxedos.

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Different types and quality of tuxedos and suits exists out there. As a result, they come with different price tags. Some are affordable, others are just oh-my-God expensive. Makes you wonder if they were crafted by the hands of angels. But the funny thing is just anyone can wear those tuxes. Rose tuxedos are one of those making that possible. However, we have been doing that for a long time and also do it best, with extra spices here and there to make any one look all-round dapper.

Good looking tux

Good looking tux

We understand your need to look outstanding like the Front line commando of the army of dapper men in suits. So we do our best to make a trainload of choices of tuxes and suits available to you. As opposed to buying them, we’ve put together a small but inexhaustible list of reasons why renting a tuxedo or suit is the way to go.

1. Job interviews

Rent a suit if you have an interview for a company that requires formal attire but you don’t want to spend the money for a whole suit until you have that cushy job or you just really want to impress them with how amazing you look in a suit (and be honest, who doesn’t look and feel amazing in a tuxedo or nice suit?).

2. Office parties

We all know what happens at the work Christmas party stays at the work Christmas party.  That is until the morning and you have to get your suit cleaned. Rent an extra snazzy suit or tux to impress your boss and by renting you won’t have to find closet space for it between big shindigs.

3. Hot date at a 5 star restaurant

If you are trying to impress a classy lady by taking her out to eat at the swankiest place in town, you have to dress the part. At Rose Tuxedo, we have accessories to match nearly any color, so you can match her dress, your car, or the color of the napkins in the restaurant.

4. Class reunions

No matter what clique or niche you fit into during school, a tuxedo rental from us will make you look like a million bucks! Make your ex-girlfriends regret leaving you for the football quarterback by looking like you stepped out of a James Bond movie.

Any time you just want to look fancy!

Who says you need a special event to look nice? No one looks awful in a suit or tuxedo. Sure, it might be weird if you rent a tux just for laughs, but it’s none of our business why you rent from us. If you want some professional head shots taken while you try out your skills in acting, who knows? Our tuxes might make you the next NPH.

By no means is this a comprehensive list of reasons to own, rent, or enjoy a suit. We stand by our products and wish you the best in your endeavors, because we’ll do our part by making you look the best you will ever look. How about a Western Tux for a Rustic Wedding in Arizona? Yep, we got one.


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How to get the Groom Excited about Wedding Planning

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It is common to find the bride taking over the entire wedding preparation. The groom just thinks about his tuxedo and his best man in most cases. Even if this is the common occurrence in wedding planning, it doesn’t always mean that the groom is uninterested. There are some areas of the wedding in which he is secretly excited about. By knowing what these areas are, brides can have their fiance join in on the wedding planning.

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The groom is keen about the preparations and looks forward to the following:

Cake

While he may not express the same concern on your decision between buttercream vs. fondant, it doesn’t mean that he isn’t interested in the cake. As a matter of fact, he will enjoy the cake testing part of the wedding planning as he will get to try out the cake too. Once he has tried the options, he will be able to give his consent on which one tasted better for him.

Getaway Car

Considering that most guys are into cars, the decision of picking out a bridal car will be something that he would want to be involved in. He will have an idea of which car he would like to use for your wedding day so make sure you listen to his opinion.

Music

If your fiancé loves music, he will be interested in sharing his playlist selection. Make sure you allow him to choose the songs that he would like to be played during the reception. This way, he can dance along to the song that he likes listening to best.

Honeymoon

Another area of your wedding planning that your fiancé can help out with is the honeymoon. Without you knowing it, he may already be thinking of ways he can surprise you during your out of town trip. This is why you should let him be involved in the planning of your honeymoon.

Groom’s Tuxedo

Just like you, your groom will want to look his best during your wedding day. Oh well, who doesn’t? This is why he will take into consideration the look of his tuxedo and how well it will fit him. After all, it’s his wedding day too!

If you’re on the lookout for a tuxedo rental for your fiancé, feel free to visit our collection on options he can choose from! We can help him dress up nicely for the most important events in his life.


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Where Would You Rather Shop: Online or In-Stock Inventory?

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So you’ve decided to pick up a good-fitting tuxedo for an occasion. Probably for your wedding or some other formal event. This is the age when the internet is the rave. Ordering stuff online is the trend. And if you can avoid the stress of going to a tuxedo rental shop to manually search for a tuxedo, suit or men’s formal wear, why won’t you? But should you really? Let’s explore this.

Urgency

The major line separating in-stock inventory from online shopping is the issue of urgency. Let’s explain. There are times in your life when you need something right away and not three weeks from now. One of those times could be when your plumbing in your home fails and you need a licensed plumber to come out and repair your pipes before everything in your home floods. Another time could be when your car broke down and you need a spare tire in order to get to work on time and prevent being fired. One time that most people take for granted is a spur of the moment need for a tuxedo or a suit. It happens all year with Groom Tuxedo, Prom tux rentals and all kinds of black tie affairs. 

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Thinking about the last time that I needed a tuxedo, I thought about taking a girl to prom and asking her out at the last minute and being told that no one in the whole area had an available tux in my size. I recall showing up to her home in a suit that was too big for me and looking like a complete fool. I remember going to a wedding a few years back and the men who were attending the wedding, all looked like they ordered their suits straight off the internet. Some of them had suits on too big or too small or in a color which did not suit them well…Yes, I used a pun there. It was solely intentional. in-stock tuxedos

Where Can I find a Last Minute Suit?

I opted to search the whole internet for a business which could provide me with a suit last minute and check into just how much it would cost me in order to get a suit spur of the moment. Sure, there were plenty of places however many of them also charged an arm and leg in order to make that happen. I want to know that when I am looking for something, that I am not going to break the bank when purchasing or renting something like a tuxedo. I mean let’s face it, its not like it’s an everyday item which I am going to need. It’s not like I would even use it more than once likely in a couple years time. Not many people do unless they are lawyers or professionals of the like. tuxedos at Rose Tuxedo

All you need in ONE LOCATION

At Rose Tuxedo, I established that there are more than just one location in which I can order from or who are able to help me find what I am looking for. They have nearly every size you could think of or need for that matter. There is no rush fee that you need to pay in order to get what you need and they are able to offer not only your everyday tux but also tuxedo’s which is highly uncommon. We even take care of Men’s Wearhouse last minute Grooms Attire alterations that they can’t do because all their tuxedos come from out of state. wanted

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There is a need for people to rent tuxedo’s for other events such as weddings, funerals, business meetings and get together. There is no set type of tux that you have to adhere too. Prom is a popular time of year and so is a homecoming. Teens will work hard to be able to show up looking like a million bucks in order to impress the girl they are taking to prom in hopes that it leads to much better things or to at least show up in prom court. If you have an extra slim figure, just know that they even carry those lines of tuxes. I know how hard it can be to find a tuxedo that is slim enough for a slim guy, let’s face it, not all men are big and brawny.inventory

If you need the tuxedo for more than just one day, well there are even weekend rental rates which will allow for you to keep your tux from Thursday until Monday for no extra charge. If you are requiring the tuxedo for a longer period of time, heck, they even offer that. All you have to do is speak to someone about the amount of time that you are requiring the item. It’s really that simple. The Arizona Heart Ball was this weekend and we had over 5 last minute tuxedo rentals on the same day, you can’t do that with online tuxedo rentals and no rush charge and cheap tuxedo rentals than online. www.rosetuxedo.com Good luck and best wish with all your tuxedo rentals and suit rentals for all occasions.

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November 2017 Tuxedo and Suit rental Specials for Weddings, Quince or any occasion, 10 styles to choose from $89 complete (choice of 1000 Vest in every color/Bows & Ties plus tax & waiver (*some restriction apply), We have Tuxedos and Suits in Stock, same day, no rush fee. Color Shirts now available. Best Tux rental prices in AZ Guaranteed! Your Uber fee to our shops is discounted on your rental and will pick it up from your hotel or home after the event, free.

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