PROM 2011: Top Tuxedo Rentals


If the search for a prom tuxedo is leaving you stressed, check out our list of top tux rentals for some much needed help. -Chelsea Karnash

Black Tie Formal Attire
1120 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, Pa.

Not only does Black Tie have more than 25 years of experience in the industry, but the store has a comprehensive website that includes browse-able tuxedo inventory specifically for prom. Make sure to print out their coupon for $25 off your tux rental!

Chadmoore Formal Wear

2138 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, Pa.

108 Johnson Rd.
Turnersville, NJ 08012

Chadmoore Formal Wear has been around since 1954, so they’re obviously doing something right. The first to rent an all-white tuxedo and to offer Philly a designer tux (Pierre Cardin, FYI), the store prides itself on being fashion-forward.

Formal Dimensions
6222 Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Formal Dimensions has an entire prom homepage, and their tuxedos start at $45. Like other tux rental spots, they have coupons and deals as well.

Formal Expressions Tuxedos
486 Route 38 East
Maple Shade, NJ 08052

Formal Expressions is located on the “Bridal Mile” in Maple Shade, and they carry thousands of tuxedo styles and accessories, including shoes.

Gallelli Formal Wear
904 Cottman Ave.
Philadelphia, Pa.

Gallelli’s website offers a FAQ section on prom tuxedo rentals, plus a Prom Referral Program that offers students the chance to earn rewards for sending their friends. Refer five friends, and your tuxedo is free!

Main Line Custom Clothiers
6 E. Gay St.
West Chester, Pa. 19380

Main Line Custom Clothiers offers a high-end selection, and they’ll order pretty much anything they don’t already carry upon request. Like many other tux rental outposts, they also have a number of printable coupons and gift certificates on their website.

Matthew’s Formal Wear & Tailors
1810 W. 4th St.
Wilmington, Del.

Matthew’s offers a prom FAQ, quality images and a selection guide to help you pick the right style.

Men’s Wearhouse
Various Locations

Standby retailer Men’s Wearhouse also offers tuxedo rentals, and with a number of locations in the area, your options are limitless.

Rudi’s Formal Wear

1113 Oregon Ave.
Philadelphia, Pa.

Washington Centre Shoppes
415 Egg Harbor Rd.
Sewell, NJ 08080

109 N. Blackhorse Pike
Blackwood, NJ 08012

With three locations, free catalogs, coupons and an easy-to-navigate website, Rudi’s Formal Wear makes tuxedo rentals painless.

Reported by Hadas Kuznits, KYW Newsradio