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The Tuxedo Rental Process
I'm not certain how the tuxedo rental process works. Can you describe the steps involved?
The tuxedo rental process is very easy. Your nearest Jim's Formal Wear Retailer is trained to handle all aspects of our tuxedo rental program and you can count on their expert advice with style selection and fitting. We have a web page dedicated to showing you the steps involved...
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My groomsmen are located all throughout the country. How do I collect their measurements and get the information to my chosen Jim's Formal Wear Retailer?
Gathering the measurements for your out-of-town groomsmen is easy if you use a simple form and the resources found here on our website...
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Why aren't there any tuxedo rental prices posted on your website?
You won't find any tuxedo rental prices listed on our site! Why? Each independent Jim's Formal Wear Retailer sets their rental prices and policies based on their local market conditions...
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Do you have offer any specials or promotions?
Each of our retailers is independently owned and operated, so they each set their own pricing and promotions based on their market conditions. Many of our retailers do participate...
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Can I measure myself for a tuxedo rental?
It may seem really simple to measure yourself for a tuxedo, but it's important to remember that it's next to impossible to acquire accurate measurements...
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When will my tuxedo rental arrive in the retailer's store?
After your local Jim's Retailer places your tuxedo order with our Customer Service Agents, your order is held in our computer system until approximately 7-10 days prior to your event. At that time, your order goes into production at one of our ten service centers across the country...
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I just tried on my tuxedo and certain items don't fit. Now what?
Your local Jim's Retailer will be able to handle any last minute alterations or replacements at the time of your final fitting in store...
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When should I return my tuxedo rental?
Your Jim's Formal Wear Retailer will expect your tuxedo to be returned on the first business day following the event...
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Can I return my tuxedo to a different location than where I rented it?
Each of our retailers is independently owned and operated, so you'll need to return the tuxedo to the same location as where you originally placed your order...
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About Tuxedos and Tuxedo Fitting Tips
What are the differences between Traditional, Modern and Slim Fit tuxedos?
Any gentleman can wear any of the fits. All three styles work well with all body types. The only difference between the fits is the tuxedo's silhouette. See a visual guide...
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What are the most common lapel styles available with tuxedos?
The majority of tuxedos are designed using one of three main lapel styles: Notch, Peak and Shawl. Choosing the lapel style that is right for you is...
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Do you have tuxedos for little boys?
Yes, we do carry tuxedos and formal accessories for little boys...
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I'm not accustom to wearing a tuxedo. Do you have any fitting tips to help me?
You can count on your Jim's Formal Wear Retailer to ensure that your tuxedo fits properly before you leave their store. However, here are the answers to some fitting questions we...
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How do I insert the cufflinks and studs that arrived with my formal shirt?
Cufflinks and Studs are generally worn with most formal shirts and may also be referred to as "Formal Jewelry." The studs and cufflinks are a key component to...
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How do I fold my pocket square?
We have an informative video showing you five different methods to fold a pocket square!
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Tuxedos and Coordinating Colors
I'm trying to match a specific color dress. Do you offer fabric swatches of your accessories?
We do not manufacture the vests and ties in our rental line, so we do not have excess fabric that we can offer as samples. However, we do offer...
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I want a specific color of vest and tie to coordinate with my tuxedo, but I don't see that option on your website. Do you have it?
You can feel free to mix and match any of our tuxedos with any of our accessory options. It's not necessary to order the ensembles as they are shown on our website. Those are merely...
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