47 total reviews
Highly recommend. !
Al's was great in getting everyone measured and notifying if someone was not (in a timely manner). We had plenty of rental time and alterations were done super fast!
My husband and I went to Al's Formal Wear to get his and his groomsmen's tuxes for our wedding. We picked out a white jacket (James Bond style), with a white shirt, black pants, black shoes, and black vest and tie. I swear to God, he has never looked more handsome! Our ring bearer matched his tux and it was so adorable! Everybody commented on how handsome my husband looked and that they loved the white jacket. The groomsmen wore black tuxes with white shirts and silver vests and ties, and they looked so sharp and put together too. Al's did a great job of tailoring the tuxes to fit them all perfectly, plus they were very affordable. I highly recommend them if you aren't looking to purchase tuxes that you are most likely never going to wear again.
The San Antonio locations are awful! Terrible customer service. None of the sizes were correct once they were picked up. They had our order wrong 8 times... no exaggeration. We had to continually call and go into the store to correct the order. They have good colors, but it is not worth the hassle.
All 5 tuxes for $500. They were fitted perfectly and the Lakeline Mall folks were a joy to work with. Plus, my husband got a suit as part of a deal. Will take all my business there from now on.
We had the worst time with Al's. We used the Round Rock store and I began to regret the decision pretty early on. While we did get what we picked out, we had to make one of our groomsmen get remeasured the week of the wedding because the store he went to had lost his measurements. I felt like I had to babysit them way too much. Go somewhere else!
Great find if you are looking for your attire with only just a few days to spare before the wedding. They have the best rental deals & you can rent it the whole weekend for a one day price.. that's winner.
We were not very pleased with Al's formal Wear. It was expensive and ever time we tried to change something it wouldn't get changed so we had to call or go there several times. In the end everything came in right, but the process was stressful.
The guy who helped us was extremely helpful and friendly
I met a representative of Al's at a bridal fair in Austin and was very excited since she seemed very excited and willing to help work with us because our wedding was very colorful. However, when my (now) husband and I went to get the men's outfits picked out, another woman was there and she was not very helpful at all. She acted as though we were interrupting her time. Although we did finally get everything sorted out and picked, the day before the wedding when all the groomsmen had picked up their outfits, we noticed a part of the tux as missing. I called Al's and they assured me the missing pieces would be available by noon the next day, the day of the wedding. Although they were in fact available, several of them were not the right size.
These people promised my father that he could buy a tuxedo jacket for my wedding for around 100 dollars but then when the time came to purchase (the day before the wedding) they told him he had to purchase the entire tuxedo for more than 300$! My dad was furious and had to go somewhere else to get his tux jacket.
We used Al's for my husband's suit as well as his two groomsmen. We could have probably rented suits cheaper but we wanted a place that had several locations since the groomsmen are spread out around the outskirts of Austin. We were pleased with the color options and the fact that they provided everything we needed (including shoes).
Al's was an interesting experience for us. We went into the tux shop in March to take care of everything. We went back in three separate times to alter colors or styles and each time had the frustration of having to start all over because they couldn't find our information. On the Friday before the wedding when all the groomsmen and my husband went into pick up their tuxes, my husbands was at a completely different location and they had to wait two hours for it to be shipped. It made no sense since we had only talked with this store and went in three separate times to fix things. They were very unorganized and unaware of what was going on. Overall, even though there were a lot of mix ups they fixed it and everyone looked good for the ceremony
All the men that took part in our wedding looked FABULOUS! Al's formal wear did a great job on our wedding, and they even extended our returns to another day free of charge as we were too busy the day after our wedding.
Bill Clift was outstanding at the Al's at 183 and 360! So customer-service-oriented and kind, remembered everything about my husband and his family! A+++ The boys looked so handsome!
We chose to have our bridal party in Tan suits...not very popular among tuxedo rental shops! There are not many in our area as it is so we were forced to use Al's. The experience was not horrible, but definitely could have gone smoother!
had never used them before and got a great deal through a bridal show. The only real issue we had was with the shoes as not all of the sizes were correct during fitting and they were unable to fix it before the wedding.
I used the coral and pistachio colors through Alfred Angelo to match things for my wedding. I'm originally from Texas which is where we were having the wedding, but I currently live in Seattle, so since I was planning long distance, I had to rely on fabric swatches and others to help me with these sorts of details. Originally the plan was to have my bridesmaids wear coral and my maid of honor wear pistachio along with the guys. In the end, all of my bridesmaids ended up wearing coral, and thank god they did, because the green that my groom and the groomsmen showed up in that day was nowhere near the pistachio from Alfred Angelo. It was much more of a sage green, almost borderline forest green, which was way too dark. I think it might be a stretch to say that those two greens coordinate. When I first saw my ring bearer in his tux the day of the wedding, I almost had a heart attack because the green was completely wrong. I thought maybe they had sent him home with the wrong color, but no, all of the other guys were wearing the same wrong shade of green and they all picked up from different locations throughout Texas and specifically requested pistachio, so pistachio green according to Al's does not match pistachio according to Alfred Angelo, at least not in my book. It ended up not being too bad since my maid of honor wore the coral dress and there was nothing next to the guys to compare the color to, but I still wasn't too pleased.
You can't go wrong with Al's Formal Wear! Pricing for our groomsmens tuxedo's was about $140...this included EVERYTHING (except undies!) from the tux, shirt, tie, vest, pants, socks, shoes, etc. And the grooms, if you have at least 5 groomsmen, was only a $40 tux rental. They were very helpful with their viewing selection as well!
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Al's Formal Wear specializes in wedding tuxedo rentals and sales, and operates over 100 stores in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Colorado. Featuring 55 tuxedo styles and hundreds of accessories, Al's Formal Wear is the perfect fit to begin your happily ever after.
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