View Single Post
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 08-01-2006, 06:40 AM
PC GUY's Avatar
PC GUY PC GUY is offline
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 354
Default
Better Yet, If you want to buy your own tuxedo, you may want to check out the thrift shops like GoodWill or the Salvation Army. Sometimes Tuxedo Rental Companies get rid of their older stock, and donate them to charities.

I have lucked out several times

I was able to get a 1 button, notched lapel Tuxedo at the Salvation Army for $40.00 CDN
(I recognized the Company Name, we haven't had it in Canada for 15+ years but it is the same
style as what Carnival rents on the ship)

Another time I went to the Mennonite Central Committe Thrift Shop, and they had several Tuxedos available, I bought a short waist coat (similar in style to a military mess jacket) and pants for
$10.00 CDN. It cost me more to dry clean it than to buy it