This is a good buy--not great, but good. I do not say this to discourage you, but rather to be frank. If you need a tuxedo for a one-time deal, where you may where it again, then I recommend you buy this tux. However, if you constantly need a tux, then I recommend you pay another hundred or two with a higher wool weight.
Bottom line: it would have cost me more than $400 to rent a tux for a week (out of town use), and this enables me to re-use it at the Governor's mansion, etc. for a lot less.
NOTE: This does not come with a shirt, cuff-links, tie, or vest. You may, however, get these separately through Overstock, which I recommend. Additionally, after taking the pants to the tailor, I was told that the waist measurement is off by 1.5". I recommend you purchase a little larger and have it tailored to be certain it measures up (pun intended). Finally, the pants MUST be tailored, as with traditional pants/slacks.
This tux fits so nice. I have some Italian-cut business suits, and wanted the same look in a tux. It shipped fast and the trousers (of course) needed tailoring just for the length. Before buying I was measured at a men's clothier, as I had lost weight. I'm 6-2 and the 44L fits swell. Material weight is just right and quality of stitching, material, etc. is as good on the inside as outside. I was the best-dressed guy at the June wedding, including the groom.
Immediately after I ordered, I called Overstock customer service, as a coupon did not flow through checkout. As always, the rep was efficient and helpful and applied my discount. Thanks Overstock.
At first I was hesitant about this tux not being wool. But the material looks and feels good, and wears well.
Also, I retained the box and shipped the tux to-and-from Minneapolis (the wedding location) as I didn't want to pack it on airlines and Amtrak. I've worn this Giorgio Fiorelli since, and it still fits and looks terrific. Re: buying a tux over renting, one can't go wrong with a product and price like this. And I think if more men owned their own tux, courtesy would return. And we can all get restaurant jobs if the economy really tanks. Hope this review helps.
Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
from Fort Worth Texas professional,
Nov 1, 2010
Amazing for my fiance for our wedding this August. It is great quality for the price, I will always send people towards overstock, and especially this tuxedo for the price. It's cheaper to own then rent. I would recommend this to anyone! I can sew, so hemming this was no problem and the suit looks fantastic on my future husband. Thank you so much!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Great!
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent quality!
The drop is 6 inches which caused me to have the pants tailored to let out the waist - I am getting a little more portly than I would like. The suit looks good but the material does not feel natiural. I hope to get a few uses before the material begins snagging and pilling (artificial materials seem to do that to me).
Hey, the price was good and I want formal wear for a few upcoming events. If I have more formal requirements, I will invest in a higher quality (and therefore cost) tux in the future
The suit was very thin, cheap quality material. There were no vents on the sleeves, and the satin on the lapel was not very shiny. I thought I might be getting a bargain, but it is just in fact the same quality as the price. Cheap. I would recommend this for someone who is not very particular about their clothes. This would work for some folks. I tend to be a little more picky about suits, but I was willing to try ordering this to see what you get.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? correct; accurate color
Please tell us about the quality of the product. I thought it might be a great deal, but you do get what you pay for. It is a cheap quality suit for a cheap price
How accurate was the sizing? correct; accurate sizing
Needed a tux for my wedding, so I ordered two, intended to try both on, see which one fit better, and send the other back. Problem is, both are great! This one is a lighter fabric, and clearly very good quality both material and workmanship. The jacket fits perfect in the shoulders and sleeves eliminating the need for any alterations, with the exception of the pant hem. For reference purposes, I'm 6'3, 200lbs, and right at a 34-35 sleeve. I'm going to go ahead a keep both. My fiancÚ and I take several cruises a year, I'm sure I'll get a lot of use out of both. Excellent price and quality!
The size I ordered was a 44R. The size was perfect except for the sleeves, which were about an inch too short (I ware a 32" arm length shirt). My local tailor charged *** for shortening the sleeves and hemming the pants to a 29" length. Overall I am very pleased with the product and would highly recommend it to anyone. The only negative observation were a few threads that had not been cut closely enough. A pair of scissors corrected the problem in short order.
I purchased this tux for my husband a few years ago and it's only been worn twice. After those two wearings, the stitching on along the seam on the side of the trousers is completely destroyed. This tux looked great the first wear, and after the second we had to throw out the trousers. I would attempt to fix it but the seam is right on the black strip so it's a little more complicated than I would like. I recommend this tux if you really only need this for one or two wears, otherwise, best to spend a little bit more dough and get a better quality suit.
The package arrived on time, unharmed. The jacket was what my fiancee and I were most interested in, quality and size wise. This jacket fit extremely well and the material was very well stitched. The pants were extremely long and ulnhemmed at the bottom, this was done so the suit could be taken to a tailer and be done professionally. All in all, the tux is very well done, and my fiancee and I are very happy with this product. We saved a lot by buying instead of renting.
What does it mean when you say "No Belt loops"? Does this mean I cannot have belt on?watchforless on Mar 20, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello watchforless, yes, these pants do not have the loops to hold a belt as jeans normally would have. If you have any additional questions please feel free to let us know. Thank you for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 2, 2014
Is there a matching vest available? I do happen to have bought this tuxedo from a local dealer and my trousers do have the satin striping down the leg. Also they are equipped with suspender buttons as all good tuxedo trousers should betuxedoman on Jul 7, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello tuxedoman, I am sorry but at this time we do not have a vest by this brand. This link will take you to some of the vests we have on site. http://www.overstock.com/search?keywords=tuxedo+vests&SearchType=Header
I hope this helps, thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 15, 2013
Would you please provide a sizing chart as all manufacturer's sizing differs.
I am a 48R but sometime 48L. Also my pants size is 34.
Thank you, on Mar 31, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
There is a men's sizing guide available. It is the 4th option up from the bottom in the product details.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 4, 2012
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