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Tuxedos are by far the most popular clothing worn by men when attending formal events. This includes weddings, black tie events, and formal dinners. Some of the important factors you should consider when renting a tux include:
Go for a tuxedo that fits exactly like your favorite suit. You do not want to appear before distinguished guests in an oversize or ill-fitting tuxedo. With this in mind, the rule of thumb is to go for a single button or single-breasted tuxedo that drapes over your shoulder blades with some extra space to spare. The breast pockets should not bulge but look filled. For the trousers, the crease should run down the middle of your knees and shoes. It should also fit well around the waist.
The cost of renting a tuxedo ranges anywhere from less than $100 to more than $1,000 for a designer cut. In general, the amount of money you are willing to spend will determine the quality of tuxedo you will wear to a special event. Nevertheless, you can get a nice one for about $200 to $300. (more…)