Formal Wear Basics

Formal Wear Basics

Black Tie/Black Tie Required

The host expects tuxedo/dinner jackets to be worn.

Black Tie Preferred

Invited guests unable to buy or rent a tuxedo/dinner jacket may wear a dark suit and tie instead.

Black Tie Optional

Suggests that men wear dinner jackets but do not insist on it, coat and tie should be worn.

Creative Black Tie

Defined as a “tuxedo combined with trendy or whimsical items”. Most experts suggest limiting the whimsical items to the shirt, bow tie and/or waistcoat or cummerbund.

Tuxedo Tails

Must have white pique shirt, white pique vest, white pique bowtie, white studs & cuff links, & white gloves.


Formal Wear Rental Return Policy

A tuxedo rental during the week is due the next business day by noon or there will be a $25 per day late fee. Tuxedos rented on the weekend need to be returned Monday by noon or there will be a $25 per day late fee.

Our Same Day Service In-Stock Tuxedo Rentals

We have a huge selection of tuxedos, vests, shirts, shoes, and accessories from makers like After Six, Perry Ellis, Jean Yves, Christian Dior, Oscar de la Renta, Chaps, Lord West, Fumigali, Formal 1, Raffinati, Andrew Fezza, and Bill Blass. Call us today 843-722-7375 for your FREE personalized consultation!

Classic Notch Two Button (Famous Name) Tuxedo:

Full-Dress Tails:

Tuxedo Rental Return Policy

Free pick-up in the downtown Charleston peninsula area