Need to buy a Tux - please help

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  1. mikeynyc

    mikeynyc Well-Known Member

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    I have two black tie weddings in the next few months and I'm ooking to buy a tux.
    Has anyone seen any decently priced options around town (NYC)
    Should I take a look in C21? Daffys?

    I'd like to stay below $500 as I wont get much use out of it.

    thanks in advance for any help.
     


  2. kitonbrioni

    kitonbrioni Senior member

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    K&G has loads of them. If you're into something nicer then Saks, Bergdorf, NM, etc has them on sale right now.
     


  3. Thurston

    Thurston Senior member

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    cheapies for $300 and better quality for $500.
     


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    Flame Senior member

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    I would say rent one instead.
     


  5. Tomasso

    Tomasso Senior member

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    Filene's Basement usually has some low priced DJ's laying around. I've seen some at Loehmann's, as well.
     


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    Soph Senior member

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    Attolini Kiton Borrelli or custom there are no other choices. hehee
     


  7. Jovan

    Jovan Banned for Good

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    I would say rent one instead.
    Rentals are about $100 each time. So that'd be $200 right there. If he can spend around $300 or more, look better, and have use for it later I'd say it's a good investment.
     


  8. Leslierc

    Leslierc Senior member

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    I saw several, including an Armani, at "last call" at Neiman Marcus.
     


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  10. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    I agree with Jovan. Think you might go to one or two more weddings or other formal events in, say, the next five years? If so, the economics favor buying a tux. Plus it's less of a hassle, you get to pick one you really like and tailor it to fit you, it will undoubtedly be nicer and more comfortable than the rental, etc.
     


  11. mikeynyc

    mikeynyc Well-Known Member

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    K&G has loads of them. If you're into something nicer then Saks, Bergdorf, NM, etc has them on sale right now.

    what are the ballpark prices?
     


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