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The Best Places In San Francisco To Find A Great Tux

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Updated: 4 November 2016
Invited to a formal affair? Don’t panic. Whether you need full-on tails, alterations, or just something to help you fit in among a well-dressed crowd, we’ve got you covered with a selection of the best places to rent or buy a tux in San Francisco. You’ll be looking sharp in no time.
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JAKE is a luxury clothing brand founded by Jake Wall and Nathan Johnson that has been thriving in California since 2011. Self-described as ‘classic, modern, with a defiant twist,’ this apparel is designed for someone who is not afraid to get noticed. The devil is in the details here, and the shop offers custom tailoring for the whole outfit. Plus, the clothes are designed to last as long as humanly possible, so you can rest assured that a JAKE investment will continue to make you look good for years to come.

JAKE, 619 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 527 7611

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Proper Suit

Conveniently located in the Financial District, Proper Suit offers custom tuxedo and formal wear fittings by appointment. The selection covers everything from classic black tuxes to white dinner jackets, working to ensure that your formal wear will make you feel as confident as possible. This a great spot to find wedding garb as well, for the groom and the whole wedding party. Make a one-hour appointment with one of the Proper Suit Fit Specialists today, which will be followed by a second fitting – satisfaction is guaranteed.

Proper Suit, 686 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 872 228 9910

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Black Tie Tuxedos and Couture Menswear

Black Tie Tuxedos and Couture Menswear is located downtown in the Embarcadero Center, boasting the city’s most exclusive formal wear specialists. The shop carries some of the highest quality designer suits in the world today, including brands like Valentino, Donna Karan, Corneliani, Ike Behar, After Six, Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, Ted Baker, Bruno Magli, and Raffinati. This is a great spot to get an affordable rental price for a high end tuxedo, with a wide selection to choose from, as well.

Black Tie Tuxedos and Couture Menswear, Three Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 362 2287

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Lan’s Formal Wear

Standing strong in Nob Hill for over 20 years, Lan’s Formal Wear is the perfect place to come to find a great selection of men’s formal wear. The service is incredibly quick, friendly, and professional. Lan herself specializes in alterations, and can tailor all your formal attire to fit like a glove. She will work with your schedule to get the alterations done as quickly as possible, sometimes even finishing by the end of the day if you are in a major time crunch.

Lan’s Formal Wear, 1546 California St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 921 2615

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Seymour’s Fashions Custom Tailors

Seymour’s Fashions Custom Tailors is a downtown shop that has 40 years of experience to offer visitors. The selection of clothing is suitable for all types of people, from the most distinguished professionals to more casual men. The clothing is made from luxury craft fabrics, and can be customized to satisfy your every need, incorporating over 27 distinct measurements to help every individual find the most perfect fit possible. Visit the shop to invest in formal wear that will last for years to come.

Seymour’s Fashions Custom Tailors, 211 Sutter St #701, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 421 6103

By Courtney Holcomb