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Top Spots To Rent A Tux In Connecticut

June 17, 2014 8:00 AM

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(Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

(Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

April showers bring May flowers which bring June, July and August weddings. So now you’re likely looking to rent a tuxedo. Lucky for the men out there, Connecticut offers up a few shops that rent out tuxedos so you can look your best without spending the big bucks.

Oscar’s
606 New Park Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06110
(860) 232-4048
www.oscarstux.com

“When you just want to be different,” Oscar’s is the place to rent your tuxedo from black tie to any formal event. It has been in existence for 27 years. If you are looking for slim fit, Oscar’s stocks the newest collection. The store is full service and specializes in tuxedos. You can find rentals of suits as well as purchase the formal wear. Get great service and professionally fitted formal attire at Oscar’s.

Related: Top Spots For Mens Accessories In Connecticut

Bogey’s
71 Newtown Road
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 794-0072
www.bogeystux.com

Bogey’s has been a family-owned business in the Danbury area since 1982. Just drop in during regular store hours. This store can help arrange for same-day service. You will find the best prices as well. There are 75 styles of tuxedos and suits to choose from and they are readily available for you to try on. If you are looking for custom-made clothing, you will find the owner has 20 years of experience in suits, sport coats, trousers, topcoats, dress shirts and sport shirts.

Alexander’s
3079 Main St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 374-2225
www.alexanderstuxedos.com

Alexander’s has 60 years of experience in Fairfield County. The shop offers tuxedo rentals, men’s suits, dry cleaning and alterations. If you don’t have time to stop by the shop, you can submit your measurements online. Upon picking up your rental, alterations will be taken care of. You can choose from over 500 combinations of ties and vests to complement your date’s outfit. If you have specific questions, you may find the answers on the FAQ page.

Formals by Antonio
2244 Silas Deane Highway
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 257-8626
www.formalsbyantonio.com

Formals by Antonio is a family-owned business. It offers high-quality suits and tuxedos for every occasion for both retail and rental. Browse through the tuxedo gallery to get an idea of the style you are looking for. You can mix and match vests and ties both long and bow in a variety of patterns and colors. Formals by Antonio carries infants’ and boys’ tuxes ranging in size from 3 to 18. If you are looking for sizes 6 months to boys 16, they are available for retail.

Trink-et Shoppe
103 Main St.
Danielson, CT 06239
(860) 774-5337
www.trinketshoppe.com

Trink-et sells women’s clothing and accessories as well as prom, bridal and tuxedo rentals. The family business is comprised of three generations. You can find designer tuxedos as well as styles for every budget. If the regular store hours don’t work into your schedule, give Trink-et a call to set up an after-hours appointment. Customer care and close attention to detail is what this spot is all about.

Related: Ask A Stylist: Tips For Finding The Perfect Suit

Paula Moliver is a noted designer with a specialty in all things related to fiber. She spins and dyes her own yarn and is skilled in weaving and needle arts. She has been widely published in noted magazines including Arts & Crafts, Better Homes & Gardens and the Decorative Painter. Paula is a regular educator at New Pond Farm. She resides in Connecticut. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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