At Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo, we love dressing you in your tuxedo or suit for prom. As a local, family owned business with children of our own, we understand how exciting and important this day is for you. We’ve been working with all of the local schools and dressing high school students for a long time and we are proud to serve the community. We’ve got you covered for prom and will take personal care of you.
Why Did We Write This Blog?
For parents and students who are going through the tuxedo and suit rental process for the first time, this may seem overwhelming. We feel that it’s an exciting time and the process should be a wonderful experience with a touch of fun. The purpose of this blog is to give you some guidance on making it the best for you and your son. We will make this process as easy as possible for you. Parents who have already been through this may also find this blog useful since it’s not everyday that your child attends prom.
We promise to take personal care of you and make this a stress free experience for you.
How is This Blog Organized?
Over the years, we have been asked many questions about renting a prom tuxedo or suit. What follows is a collection of the most frequently asked questions that we have received from parents, students and prom-goers over the years. Immediately following the question, we provided detailed answers that should help you easily shop for your tuxedo and suit rental from Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo. Feel free to find the exact questions that pertain to you. You will easily have your question answered on the spot. If you still have questions, please text us at 215-491-8500. We will be happy to assist you.
Where are We Located?
We are located in the Valley Gate Shopping Center in Warrington, PA. Our address is 241 Easton Road, Warrington, PA 18976. If you’ve ever driven by, you can’t miss us. We are the center store located between Buffalo Wild Wings and Red Robin. We are very visible right from route 611 just north of County Line Road and south of Street Road.
We are not far from the Wegmans in Warrington and we are in the same shopping center as the Walmart in Warrington.
We are only 6 – 10 minutes from Doylestown PA, and less than 20 minutes from Buckingham.
Here is more information on directions, locations and hours.
Who Do We Serve?
We serve Bucks, Montgomery, Hunterdon and Philadelphia Counties. We have served students from all of these schools for over 7 years:
Central Bucks South High School
Central Bucks West High School
Central Bucks East High School
New Hope Solebury High School
William Tennent High School
Council Rock High School North
Council Rock High School South
Hatboro-Horsham High School
La Salle College High School
South Hunterdon Regional High School
Plumstead Christian Academy
North Penn High School
Bensalem High School
Pennsbury High School East
Pennsbury High School West
Palisades High School
Pennridge High School
Archbishop Wood High School
Upper Moreland High School
Cheltenham High School
Abington High School
Do You Have Parking?
We have a free parking lot! Tons of parking spots that will allow you to park right in front of our store. No need to pay for parking or drive around forever looking for a space! Feel at ease that your car can stay where you left it as long as you want at no charge.
Who Are We?
If you’ve ever met anyone who has been to our store, you’ll know that we are a fun and calm place to be. We will treat you like family and help you choose the right look for one of your biggest days in high school. We’re not a stuffy bunch! We are a little silly, we will make you laugh and we assure you that you will feel comfortable in our beautiful and large store. If you want to learn about the owners, feel free to click HERE.
We are a family owned, local business who employs locals like yourself. Many of you may already know some of our employees. Some of you already know Wendy and Franco (the owners) because you’ll see them out and about in the Bucks County area at local restaurants, grocery stores and attending their children’s events.
We are not a franchise or a chain. When you deal with us, you deal with the owners and our long-time employees. Darianna is the combination of our daughters’ names: Daria and Deanna. In fact, Daria may even help you with your tuxedo or suit rental. Deanna is still in school so she is not quite working with us yet (except for the occasional video that she makes for us!).
Wendy, Franco, Daria, Joe, Shannon, Tori, Marissa, Sharon, Paul, and Isaiah are always on hand to answer any of your questions and help you match the color of your date’s dress. In fact, your prom date may have already purchased her prom gown from Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo so we probably already know the color of her gown!
In addition, several of our staff members currently attend local high schools so they understand exactly what choices you need to make and will guide you every step of the way.
Franco is fluent in Italian. Isaiah is fluent in Spanish. Our store is quite large and our customers diverse so we have all of these fine people to help you!
How Can I Get a Hold of Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo?
You can actually text us at 215-491-8500! Yes, you read that correctly! Wendy and Franco, the owners of the store will personally answer your texts whether the store is open or not. No one else answers those text messages other than the owners so you will not be speaking with a chat bot, computer or an outsourced service provider.
Of course you can always call us, submit an inquiry on our website HERE, message us on Facebook HERE, message us on Instagram HERE, message us on Google HERE, or do an online chat from our website HERE. There are plenty of ways to get a hold of us, whether we are open or not. We are always here to serve you. Yes, it is a commitment to provide all of these lines of communication to you but the owners feel that you deserve this level of service.
And for all of you who want to see some fun videos, we are on Tik Tok now: @dariannabridal
Do I Need an Appointment to Rent a Tuxedo or Suit for Prom?
No appointment is needed at all to choose and rent your prom suit or tuxedo from Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo. We are open 7 days a week and you are welcome to come in any time. Here are our Store hours:
Monday – Thursday Noon to 8 PM
Friday Noon to 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM
Sunday Noon – 5 PM
How Many Tuxedo and Suit Choices Do You Have?
We have 68 different tuxedo and suit styles available for rent with over 1,100 different choices in vests, bow ties, long ties and pocket squares. Most other places have no more than 7 to 9 choices.
We have tuxedos in all kinds of great colors: black, navy, cobalt blue, french blue, yale blue, hunter green, gray, burgundy,mulberry, red, ivory, white, and more! We have patterned tuxedos, classic looking tuxedos and suits and some really fun and wild looking ones! Nowhere will you find a better selection with a friendly staff to help you choose the best styles and colors for you.
How Long Does It Take to Choose a Suit or Tuxedo?
We’ve gotten really good at this! Our highly trained and experienced staff will take you through our large selection. They will save you time by showing you only what you are interested in. Are you only interested in navy tuxedos? Then they will only show you navy tuxedos or suits. Do you want gray, then they will give you a guided tour of our gray tuxedos. Do you want to stay within a certain budget? Perfect! We will only show you tuxedos or suits that fit that budget. We won’t waste your time or money on something you are not interested in.
Typically, people spend about 10 – 15 minutes choosing a style of tuxedo and accessories. We will advise you on what will look good with your date’s prom dress. We have an enormous choice of colors and styles of vests, bow ties, long ties, and pocket square. One piece of advice: try to bring a swatch of her dress or a picture of her dress. This will help us match her color more closely. If you don’t have a picture or a dress swatch, we will do the best we can to match it to one of our 1,100 different swatch colors.
How Long Does It Take to Get Measured for a Tuxedo or Suit Rental?
It only takes about 10 minutes to get measured for a tuxedo. You’ll love our unique method where we will have you try on a pair of pants, shirt, vest, jacket and shoes to make sure everything fits perfectly. Our fitting garments are specifically made to determine precise measurements. You’ll understand exactly what we mean when you go through the process. It’s quite a clever system that we use!
How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Suit or Tuxedo?
At Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo, we don’t like surprises. The good news is that the prices we give you include ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING! NO surprises! Our pricing includes: jacket, pants, any vest, any long tie or bow tie, any pocket square, an upgraded microfiber shirt, any shoes, cufflinks and studs. The pricing even includes damage waiver! With hundreds of accessory choices, you won’t have to compromise on choice because of price.
A word of caution: we often hear of stores offering pricing that seems too good to be true. And as you guessed it, the pricing is too good to be true. Beware of pricing that sounds quite low. It never includes everything that your son will need for prom and often will ultimately cost you more than the stated price due to add ons and premium accessory choices. Fortunately, our pricing includes any accessories your son chooses and all and any garments that he wants, including the 10 different pairs of shoes that we offer. Once you choose your suit or tuxedo, that will be your price at checkout and no more.
If you happen to come across one of our tux reps in the area, there is an additional discount offered through them. Search around on social media to see who the local tux reps are. They will show you how to receive an additional discount!
For Prom 2020, we have 68 different tuxedos and suits for rent at 7 package price points.
For an all inclusive package for designer tuxedo or suit rentals, we have plenty of choices and this year they range from Standard at $140 plus tax all the way up to Ultra at $240 plus tax with 5 price points in between. Again, NO Surprises. These prices include everything you will need to attend prom. We like to say that all you will need are underwear, socks, and tee-shirt!
Would you like to earn a completely free tuxedo or suit rental for prom? This can be done by being one of our tux reps. It’s fun and really easy. Text us at 215-491-8500 and tell us you’d like to be a tux rep. We’ll get you started right away! We give away a lot of tuxedo and suit rentals under this program every year. The free tuxedo even includes our high end rentals! Wouldn’t it be cool to attend prom in one of our Michael Kors tuxedos that you earned as a Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo rep?!
What If I Don’t Need To Rent Every Item For Prom?
Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo does have partial-package rentals! We will give additional discounts when you don’t need to rent shoes or a vest. You can also rent individual items from us at a lower rate. Let’s say you only need to rent a bow tie or just a vest or even a few items like a shirt vest and bow tie? We have pricing for that as well but since we have thousands of options, you would need to come into the store to find out the pricing of the individual items you are looking to rent. We would be happy to help you with that as well.
If mom and dad are looking to save some money for the 2020 prom season, items one and two below give you an idea of the cost of renting a partial package:
Partial: Black tuxedo jacket, black tuxedo pants, microfiber shirt, cufflinks and studs, damage waiver – $99 plus tax
Partial: Black tuxedo jacket, black tuxedo pants, microfiber shirt, any vest, any long tie or bow tie, pocket square, cufflinks and studs, damage waiver – $125 plus tax
Full/Standard: Black tuxedo jacket, black tuxedo pants, microfiber shirt, any vest, any long tie or bow tie, pocket square, shoes, cufflinks and studs, damage waiver – $140 plus tax
Because our pricing is so appealing, we can only offer them while supplies last so we suggest that you come in to secure your tuxedo as soon as possible.
We also have gray, navy, cobalt blue, paisley, red, psychedelic,velvet, white and ivory tuxedo and suit jackets!
How Old Are Your Tuxedos and Suits?
Our tuxedo and suit rental inventory is virtually new. At Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo, we have a very unique electronic inventory system. Every single garment (jacket, pants, ties, shoes, etc) has a barcode on it. When a garment is returned to our store, we scan the barcodes and the system checks the items back into our inventory system. Each time a garment is returned, the inventory system reduces the number of times a garment can be rented. After the garment reaches the maximum number of rental times, we either sell it second hand, donate it or discard it. We love supporting all of the local schools by donating our suits and tuxedos to band, choir and theater productions and often that’s where some of our inventory finds a permanent home. Most of our inventory is between brand new (never worn) to a maximum of 1 year old. You’ll be stunned by how new all of our items look. We have a vigorous quality control system to make sure you will have the best looking suit or tuxedo for prom.
When Will My Prom Tuxedo Be Ready For Pickup?
Depending on when you order your tuxedo for prom, we typically have your tuxedo ready for pick up 4-7 days before prom, sometimes more, sometimes less. The timing also depends on how popular a style you chose to rent. You are able to pick up the suit or tuxedo as soon as we notify you that it is ready at no additional charge, even if it is ready 10 days before prom. It’s a great way to make sure you are not scrambling right before prom to pick up your suit or tuxedo.
We will either call or text you as soon as your suit or tuxedo is ready for pick up. So make sure your voicemail is set up and your mailbox is not full!
When Does the Tuxedo or Suit Rental Need to Be Returned?
We request that you return your entire suit or tuxedo rental the day after the prom. This will allow us to dry clean and prepare the rental for the next prom goer so he too can enjoy our wonderful tuxedos and suits. Returning the suit or tuxedo late will cost $40 a day so we recommend that you have mom, dad or someone else return it if you are not available after prom.
When Should I Come in to Rent My Tuxedo or Suit?
With spring weddings and proms, this can be an intense time of year for everyone. The sooner you come in to choose your tuxedo or suit, the more likely you will be able to rent your first choice. Best case scenario is to come in 2 – 4 weeks before prom. Of course, we’ve had guys come in the week of prom or even a day before prom and we were able to help them, but again, if you come in sooner, you’ll have a better chance of wearing what you want to prom and mom and dad will most likely save more money. Our lesser expensive tuxedos tend to run out faster. With a 55,000 square foot warehouse, we have more tuxedos and suits than anyone. However, even our inventory sometimes feels the strain of spring weddings and prom.
We try to make this as convenient as possible by being open 7 days a week.
Thank You for Your Time!
Thank you for taking the time to read our prom tuxedo and suit rental blog. Never hesitate to text us at 215-491-8500 with any questions. We would be proud to help you.
Our family can’t wait to meet you!