Holiday Party suit rental are very popular this time of year. Buy or rent?

So you have a Holiday party to attend, what should you do if your suit doesn’t fit anymore or the style is out dated? Well, just to let you know your not alone when this happens. Most people only wear a suit once a year or less. But your worried because the invitation say’s formal attire or you just want to look sharp and your friends are wearing suits.

Holiday suit

Holiday Suit

Should you run out and buy a suit or rent one

Here’s the deal. I have over 20 years in the Men’s formal Wear business and most of my Tuxedo Specialist will tell you your better off to rent and here’s why. Holiday Party suit rental or last minute purchases of any kind can go good or bad. Clothing purchases are the same thing. Not enough time to research a Designer suit purchase or tuxedo could leave you with a poor quality material and style. Not to mention the fit.

holiday party fashion

Holiday party fashion

Quality vs Price

You ran out to look for a Designer suit to buy because you figured renting a suit is going to cost you around $150 to $200. You think to yourself maybe I can find a nice fitting suit for a little more money and use it again in the future. First of all, a really good quality designer suit is going to cost you $400 or more. Most of the time it will need some small alterations and that can take time. Don’t let this make up your mind, let’s read on.