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    • sarsibob1
      CommentAuthorsarsibob1
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
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    We have got 6 suits to get for the wedding. Looking at the hire prices some places are nearly £120 just to hire the suits. Wondering if it would be better to buy them?

    Thoughts please or any links to cheaper (but good) places to hire suits would be appreciated.

    Thanks
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    • ♥♥♥ Lorraine ʚϊɞ
      CommentAuthor♥♥♥ Lorraine ʚϊɞ
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
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    Im gona hire! Try Debenhams. I know they were doing a deal where you hire 4/5 suits and u get the grooms free :)
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    • Emsy5000
      CommentAuthorEmsy5000
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
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    we are buying but then we are just wearing normal suits so the guys to use them again whenever they need a suit

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    • Happilymarried Mrs G
      CommentAuthorHappilymarried Mrs G
      Got married 8 years ago
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    I found a place called hirewear direct, they seem to have quite reasonable prices though i havent looked into it too much yet.
    Another thing we were thinking about was buying a black suit, most of oh's ushers already own smart black suits....and then we were going to hire the waistcoats and cravats. That was just going to cost £21 per person and we wont be stuck with any great costs if someone rips their trousers or anything. Plus no one would mind buying their own black suit because they would be able to wear it again.
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    • xx MrsM2b xx
      CommentAuthorxx MrsM2b xx
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
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    We are hiring suits, but then we only have 3 to get (groom, BM and FOB) have found a great little shop where we live that do the complete suit, shoes, top hat and gloves for £79 each....Burtons mens shop do the same sort of thing as Debenhams and I think Asda have also added a wedding range (but dont quote me on that) :0)
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    • x~Hails~x
      CommentAuthorx~Hails~x
      Getting married in 9 years
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
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    My local wedding dress shop are doing full suit hire (including waistcoat, tie, handkerchief and a free shirt to keep, for £50 and get grooms free if you hire 4 or more SO i'm hoping they still do this nearer the time :-)

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    • XLittleMissMe!X
      CommentAuthorXLittleMissMe!X
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
     
    I've found a place on ebay that hires suits for £50. The link is on my wall. We have however decided to buy the suits now as we found some that the h2b likes that are about £60. Matalan, Burtons (half price sale at the mo) BHS, M&S and debenhams are all good places. Like the h2b said he would rather pay a couple of quid more for a suit he can keep as he can always wear it for other events. (he doesn't want a morning suit) His mum has also said that if we are buying then she will buy the FIL his suit as again its something he will wear again. Its worked out now we have gone from having to pay for 5 suits to paying for 3 but two of them are the boys which we have found a place on ebay that does the full lot for £30 each. In the end it has saved us money buying!




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    • XLittleMissMe!X
      CommentAuthorXLittleMissMe!X
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
     
    Asda do a wedding range but to be honest you can tell its cheap polyester. If you are on a tight budget though I think you can get a suit for £14 and you wouldn't be able to tell on the photo's etc its just when you feel the fabric you know it is what it is.




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    • Maggielou
      CommentAuthorMaggielou
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
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    Think we're planning to buy a linen suit in 2011 sales 4 a wedding in jan 12, bit difficult to get summer suits in the winter! X




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    • nickers
      CommentAuthornickers
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
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    were hiring get grooms free xx

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    • Laticschick Holland
      CommentAuthorLaticschick Holland
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
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    we are hiring, we have got a deal of hire 4 get one free. in total its costing us 324 for 5 suits and a waistcoat and cravat for an 8 yr old
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    • sarsibob1
      CommentAuthorsarsibob1
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    where was that from laticschick?
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    • mummyto2
      CommentAuthormummyto2
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 12th 2010
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    we are hiring we are putting our deposits down next week

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    • Laticschick Holland
      CommentAuthorLaticschick Holland
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    Its from Youngs hire in the trafford centre, they have a web site that tells you where there shops are, think most are called suits you x
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    • Sian''OCD''Holkham
      CommentAuthorSian''OCD''Holkham
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Sep 26th 2010
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    wow hirewear direct is amazing the place i went to wanted £105 per suit hirewear want £55 awesome!!!

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    • lemlau
      CommentAuthorlemlau
      Posted: Sep 26th 2010
     
    we need 5 suits but we are going to buy. just because can't find any cheap enough to hire and comes to the same if not cheaper to buy! h2b also had hire suits when he was best man and hated them! he said the ones he tried on were different to the ones they actually had and they were soooo heavy had buttons missing and looked used.hiring from smaller hire shops is prob best i would say.
    we will prob go to matalan for the suits

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    • Mrs (Dove) Pidgeon
      CommentAuthorMrs (Dove) Pidgeon
      Got married 9 years ago
      Posted: Sep 26th 2010
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    One of the department stores had a deal on suits last year- I think it was a complete suit (to buy) for quite a reasonable price- including shoes.

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    • Chrissy~MrsFaulds2b
      CommentAuthorChrissy~MrsFaulds2b
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 26th 2010
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    We're going for hiring....4 mens suits and 3 boys suits, inc waistcoats, cravats, handkerchiefs and diamonte pins for £606. They're coming from Attire in Liverpool. If you really want to buy just get the grooms and hire the rest :)
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    • angelan1986
      CommentAuthorangelan1986
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 26th 2010
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    I saw a thing in the matalan booklet today, its £50 for the jacket(30) and trousers(20) and an extra £20 for the waistcoat but then you get a shirt and tie set for free, thats where h2b will be getting his suit from xx

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    • littlemisssunshine
      CommentAuthorlittlemisssunshine
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 26th 2010
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    there is a shop on bay of e that sells cheap waist coats at 10 pounds each they have a very good selection and a range of colours
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    • CommentAuthorMrs Sazra
      Posted: Sep 26th 2010
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    Be careful hiring from one of the more well known hire shops. We got completely screwed over and they didn't want to change things for us that they had got wrong. The quality was also pretty dire, holes in shirts, one shirt was a blouse!!!, whites varied in shades and plenty more problems. I wouldn't recommend them to anyone! However, I'm sure some/most people don't have a problem, although I know I wasn't the first to have issues with said shop.
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    • CommentAuthorRachel_Sarah
      Posted: Sep 27th 2010
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    We bought our suits from Asda for £40, they are actually really good quality, pics on profile and h2b looks really good in his.
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    • luvlifejen (mrs berr
      CommentAuthorluvlifejen (mrs berr
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 27th 2010
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    i got mine of bay of e :0) worked out quite cheap and got my step sons matching from bhs itself coz they had none on bay of e in his size xx

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    • Little Miss Bump
      CommentAuthorLittle Miss Bump
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 27th 2010
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    angelan1986, r u buying the suits now or closer to the time, theres a 99% chance the offer will role round again, anyway word of advice, when the booklet says the offer starts get up matalan sharpish coz usually the offers run for 2/3 weeks and although they get more stock if its on promotion if u go in the second or third week its usually all gone by then
    from an ex matalan employee :)
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    • shellay
      CommentAuthorshellay
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 27th 2010
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    we are hiring ours from greenwoods, get one free works out about £90 per suit for everything, shoes and cufflinks included x

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    • LedZepLover
      CommentAuthorLedZepLover
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 27th 2010
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    Think we are hiring the suits but if we can find them cheaper to buy elsewhere then we will buy x
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    • Kimi
      CommentAuthorKimi
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 27th 2010
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    We're hiring cos its so much cheaper than buying :)

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    • Michi
      CommentAuthorMichi
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Sep 28th 2010
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    Yeah we are hiring too as it will be cheaper then buying :)
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    • momari
      CommentAuthormomari
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    our suits was cheaper to buy lol

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    • Mrs fairytale
      CommentAuthorMrs fairytale
      Getting married in 13 months
      Posted: Sep 28th 2010
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    i would say hire but thats just me, where we are going to hire from we are getting 8 top hat and tails suit packages (shirt, waistcoat, hanky, ruche and shoes). the adult packages with insurance are £98. plus if u order 5 u only pay for 4 bonus as groom goes free lol, if u want to know who they are let me know and with post to your wall xx

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    • Vickieb82
      CommentAuthorVickieb82
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Oct 8th 2010
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    I don't know what to do :S I love the shiny suits in a major department store... will cost about 140.00 but obviously get to keep... not tails so can be worn for other events... all the groomsmen are willing to buy their own and matching.... should we hire as its easy or go ahead and buy? Need help guys xx
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    • shellay
      CommentAuthorshellay
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Oct 8th 2010
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    how long do you get to hire the suits for, it will be difficult for us to pick them up on the day and to return them on the monday x

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    • princess_alicia
      CommentAuthorprincess_alicia
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Oct 9th 2010
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    we are hiring they are £39 each to hire xx
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    • Soon2beMrsHall
      CommentAuthorSoon2beMrsHall
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Oct 9th 2010
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    We are hiring them but then i am going to buy martyn his after the wedding as a bday present as his bday is 2 weeks after the wedding

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    • Sharyorks
      CommentAuthorSharyorks
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Oct 9th 2010
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    hiring them although not decided where from yet.x
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    • Nuttytart
      CommentAuthorNuttytart
      Got married 9 years ago
      Posted: Oct 9th 2010
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    We're hiring, but you can get some good suits in the sale, if you willing for men not to all have the same.




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    • MonicaGeller
      CommentAuthorMonicaGeller
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Oct 9th 2010
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    planning on hiring - but then might cast my eye over the ones in the january sales :)
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    • onedaybride
      CommentAuthoronedaybride
      Posted: Oct 23rd 2010
     
    We are looking for a specific suit, but Debenhams are discontinuing it as of December. The only place I've found it within our budget is Hirewear Direct. The options they have available look fab, but I can't actually find any reviews from anyone who's used them anywhere. It's hugely frustrating.
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    • MrsPrestleton2be
      CommentAuthorMrsPrestleton2be
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: Oct 23rd 2010
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    Were hiring ours. 3 adults 2 children. formal affair or moss brothers were going to but will be waiting for another wedding fair to come roung closer to the time as last time i went they were giving discounts for booking on the day and i still got a while to sort this yet x

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    • pixie.bunny
      CommentAuthorpixie.bunny
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Oct 23rd 2010
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    We are buying ours. Also Debenams have got the blue cross sale commencing this weekend i think? Heard it on the radio last night :) Xx
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    • CommentAuthorNetta
      Posted: Oct 23rd 2010
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    We are doing a bit of both, hiring the childrens and most of the groomsmans except for my bil who is 6'8, so when he finds a good suit he buys it lol. My dad and ffil haven't had new suits in forever so we have arranged to have theirs to be bought for them (as a surprise) and the h2b is buying his and he has a suit addiction :o).
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    • EthelC
      CommentAuthorEthelC
      Got married 7 months ago
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    buy online i refer you to search deals
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    • EthelC
      CommentAuthorEthelC
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    recently i also bought a trouser for my friend it was petty good this is list of some best trousers happy buying *******************

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    • KathyR66
      CommentAuthorKathyR66
      Getting married in 11 months
      Posted: Aug 25th 2019
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    Wedding is a rare occurrence. Therefore, everything should be at the highest level. It is necessary to take a suit which suits best of all. And buying or renting is not important.
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    • EricK
      CommentAuthorEricK
      Getting married in 9 months
      Posted: Jan 8th 2020
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    Get perfect suits at big mall in SPIRTHILL city
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    • KatieB3509
      CommentAuthorKatieB3509
      Getting married in 4 years
      Posted: Jan 17th 2020
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    I think that it all depends on a budget that you have. If I had lots of money I would but suits, but fore sure I could save more if I hire them. Rental offices have a vast offer of clothing so there is a big choice. Also think about if the men will use the suit only once in their lives or more. If it is just for the wedding it would be better to hire.
 
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