The Smart Way to Style: Exploring the Perks of Suit Rentals

Charlotte Miller

The right look can make you feel confident, competent, and professional. Opt for well-fitting clothes and a great pair of shoes to achieve that.

Renting a suit can save you time and money. Plus, it’s convenient to get high-end designers at reasonable prices. But how does it work?

Save Money in the Long Run

It is important to note that when renting online, you are not paying for a physical store or the overhead costs of maintaining one. This is why online suit rental companies can offer their services at such a competitive price.

Many tuxedo rental shops can get extremely busy during prom season. This can lead to limited availability of popular styles and colors. This is especially true for local stores with in-store fittings.

Shopping for your suit rentals in advance is a good idea to avoid the rush. Online services offer an organized fitting structure and nationwide shipping experience, making it easy to find your perfect fit. They also provide at-home trial periods, allowing you to try out your look before you commit to purchasing it.

On average, suits for rent cost about a hundred dollars, although this is ambiguous since prices depend on various factors. Nonetheless, on average, they cost less than buying a suit or tuxedo at high-end retailers that also offer tailoring and alterations.

When deciding whether to rent or buy, consider your lifestyle. If you do not attend many formal events, renting is a wise option to save money on an item that will spend years tucked away in your wardrobe.

If you plan on purchasing a suit, watch for sales and offers. Both online retailers and high-street stores have periodic sales that allow you to save up to 50% off. You can also shop second-hand stores and sites to profit from your suit.

Save Time

Renting a suit or tuxedo requires less time than visiting a brick-and-mortar menswear shop. Depending on the company, many online rental services allow you to complete the entire process from home, from sizing to ordering and return. Some brands even offer an at-home trial option with a 48-hour return period in case of sizing issues.

Most online rentals also provide swatches and a Virtual Try-On feature to ensure your look is perfect before ordering. Some rental companies also offer accessories such as vests, shoes, and ties. However, understanding your style and the occasion’s formality is also essential when considering how to choose a lapel style that complements your attire, whether opting for a classic notch lapel or a more sophisticated shawl lapel.

Plus, if you’re the groom or someone in charge of outfitting your wedding party, most rental brands make it easy to design and order multiple suits from the same website. This makes planning your special day a breeze and eliminates the stress of tracking each groomsman’s attire.

Save Space

When you rent a suit, you don’t have to worry about fitting it or finding the right accessories. Most rental packages come with all the necessary accessories like shoes and cufflinks. Plus, you can easily access high-end designers for a fraction of the cost.

If you want to save even more, look for deals on suits and tuxedos during certain times of the year. For example, you can score a discount by renting your wedding suit or prom tuxedo in January, when the demand and prices are lower.

Some online tuxedo rental companies offer home try-ons and free swatches to help you find the perfect fit. For instance, some stores allow users to complete the entire process online and use a fit algorithm that matches body types and traits to suit sizes—without ever having to break out your tape measure.

Save Energy

Purchasing a suit or tuxedo often requires traveling to and from a brick-and-mortar menswear store, which takes time and gas money. Fortunately, online rental services offer nationwide shipping and virtual try-ons to streamline the process and reduce unnecessary energy consumption.

Many online tuxedo and suit rentals also provide free accessories and alterations to ensure the best fit. For example, an online store allows customers to find their ideal sizes online with a simple fit quiz that doesn’t require a tape measure.

Plus, most rental services thoroughly launder and refresh their suits between rentals, making them perfect for the big day and ready to be worn again for other events. Doing so minimizes waste and excess production while allowing the wearer always to look fresh.