Suit Hire Southend

As a large town and favoured seaside resort Southend is popular with tourists across the South East of England and is play that hosts many a formal occasion. With the longest pier in the country located on the sea front and various attractions spread across the town, Southend is a much visited location for marrying couples; this combined with the number of school proms, formal parties and charity dinners that are held in the densely populated suburbs mean that the town has to have a diverse market in suit hire. Southend is able to provide those looking for suit hire with a good choice of companies, both independent and national.

National suppliers in the area such as Moss Bros and Young’s suit hire in Debenhams will be well known to many people in the town and offer a good selection of suits for all occasions. Local family run businesses in Southend however may not be as well-known to the majority of people and therefore not as easy to find. This article features three independent companies, each providing an excellent alternative to the nationwide retailers.


Ravens are Southend’s original department store and have been a fixture in the town and retail landmark since 1897. Still in existence and more popular than ever today, the company continues to offer the best in men’s and women’s formal wear as well as excellent solutions in formal suit hire. Southend’s most famous store is able to offer evening wear perfect for proms, black and white tie events or even cruise ships consisting of dinner jackets and tuxedos in sizes from 34”-56” and the full range of accessories. A complete suit hire package costs from just £55 with special discounts available for students holding NUS cards, packages include:
  • Suit
  • Waistcoat
  • New shirt
  • Bow tie
  • Cummerbund
Those wanting to hire items individually are also catered to, with all items priced competitively.

David White Suits

Established in the town for over 30 years, David White is well-known to customers for providing excellent value, fit and choice of suits. Originally specialising in the tailoring of men’s suits, the company opened a department in 1984 which was, and still is, 100% dedicated to providing men’s suit hire. Southend is provided with suits that span the entire spectrum of occasions and the enormous stock is complemented by an on-site tailor that is able to carry out any necessary adjustments to ensure each customer goes away with a perfectly fitted outfit. Whether the outfit you are looking for is traditional or modern, David White is there to oblige.

Wedding Village

Located in the nearby town of Rayleigh, Wedding Village is a suitable choice for any soon-to-be groom looking for wedding suit hire. Southend is located just five miles from Rayleigh and the short trip is made worth it when customers see the selection of suits on offer. With an outstanding collection of wedding outfits in all types as-well as accessories, grooms are certain to find an outfit for the big day. A full range of evening wear is also available with tuxedos and dinner jackets in all sizes staring at £59.00 for package hire.

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