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As you know we’re a small independent business and that may well be one of the reasons you’ve chosen to use us to help with your special day. We always aim to look after our customers to the best of our ability and just because times may be more challenging than usual that won’t change things for us. We’ll just be trying even harder!

We'll update this information on a regular basis as things develop and more information becomes available.

But, please, do contact us to talk through any concerns that you might have.

If you've been forced to change the date of your wedding (or even if you're just thinking it through at the moment) we’ll happily do anything we can to help. Just let us know what you need and we’ll chat it through with you and work out the best solution.

Covid-19 Virus - Store Opening and Operating Policy

In order to play our part in supporting the Government's social distancing advice we have taken the decision to close our shops to the public unless by special appointment. This will better enable us to protect ourselves and our customers at this difficult time.

We will be monitoring emails from home and will be able to respond to your enquiries.

We'll do our best to make arrangements for any existing customers to collect their pre-booked hired or purchased outfits at a time to be pre-arranged, and we'll make them available earlier than planned at no additional cost, so please contact us to make these arrangements.

If you have existing orders which you need to postpone or cancel please email the appropriate shop with a few details and we'll get back to you.

Any customers who are wanting to place orders for use in the future, especially weddings which you are planning for later on this year, please email us so that we can contact you to discuss your options and talk through how we can be of help to you.

We're all in this together, so let's help each other to get through this tough time and come out of it in good shape.



Bo, Brandon, Dave, Ian, Phoebe and Zakiyah.



These are some of the steps we’ll be taking to work around the difficulties currently facing us. We’ll keep this information updated whenever something changes.

If you're coming in to one of our shops, we’d obviously really appreciate it if you’d take your own precautions in line with the best available current advice and guidance.

  • We’re regularly cleaning surfaces such as door handles, phones, credit card terminals, keyboards etc with anti bacterial cleaning products.

  • We’re washing our hands before and after dealing with each customer.

  • For our own protection we may wear gloves when doing personal fittings with you. Please don’t be offended.

  • We have good supplies of antibacterial hand sanitising gel for use both by ourselves and our customers.

  • For our own protection we’re requesting you not to ask to use our staff toilets.

  • We’ll be trying to get your outfits prepared earlier than was originally agreed with you. We’ll contact you to let you know how much earlier this might be and we’d ask you to collect them as soon as possible. That way you’ll have peace of mind that you have your outfits in good time for your special day.

  • All of our garments are steam cleaned during the preparation stage which will help in the prevention of germ carrying. We understand that the virus doesn’t live as long on clothing fabrics as it does on solid surfaces.

  • We’ll be asking you to limit your visits to a maximum of two people at a time and we’ll try to keep your appointment separate from anybody else’s appointment. It would be very helpful if you could try to stick to appointment times.

  • For those of you who already have larger groups booked in we may be contacting you to ask for your cooperation in rearranging into smaller numbers



Here at DAPPER Formalwear for Men we’ve been offering a unique personal suit hire service to our customers since 1991 and we've been awarded the title of BEST MENSWEAR SUPPLIER, London and the South East, at The Wedding Industry Awards, 2015, 2016 and 2017. We were also recently national finalists in the BEST GROOMSWEAR RETAILER category at the Bridal Buyer Awards. In 2017 we were named the UK NATIONAL WINNER in the Guides for Brides CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARDS 2017. From hundreds of men's suit hire shops all around the UK, we’re pretty proud of that! We are also the founder GROOMSWEAR member of the BRITISH BRIDAL RETAILERS ASSOCIATION.

If it’s menswear hire or rental that you’re looking for, then look no further. DAPPER Formalwear for Men can supply all of your men’s wear suit hire needs for that special occasion. Whether it's a wedding or a trip to the Ascot races, a Black Tie event or a school Prom, a Royal Garden Party or a White Tie invitation, we have everything from classic to contemporary and designer dress wear, including Highland Wear and Kilts, all available to hire or to buy.

Unlike many other men’s suit hire shops, we own our stock and keep hundreds of wedding suits, dinner jackets, tuxedos, morning suits, waistcoats and accessories on the premises in each of our shops, all available to hire or to buy. This gives DAPPER Formalwear for Men an edge over many of our local competitors and allows us to maintain our own very high standards of quality control. With each of our shops having its own alteration workshop on the premises, we are able to make small adjustments to your garments to achieve a better fit and, if necessary, at very short notice.


We will always try to offer you great value; top quality garments with superb personal service at a price which is fair. If you find better prices elsewhere, please let us know. We will do our best to match them where the product and service levels are like for like.

Opening Hours

Appointments Recommended
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm

09:30am - 5:30pm (appointments recommended)



Tel: 020 8399 2090
95 Brighton Road
Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames


Tel: 01306 640641
199 High Street

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