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Multiple award winners Anthony Formalwear is an exemplary choice for your wedding day suit. Based in Billericay, Essex, this family run business pride themselves on their luxury cloths and elegant designs which range from the classics to more contemporary. The business has an astounding 55 years worth of experience that gives them the edge and the knowledge to maintain their high quality outfits, which they design and manufacture themselves.

Designs offered

This formal wear shop provides high quality suit hire, off the peg retail suits, custom made suits and full made-to-measure options for Grooms and their wedding party. In our hire collections we offer slim fit lounge suits, classic tailcoats both in lightweight fabrics, slim fit dinner suits. All of our hire suits are available in indentical matching pageboys sizes.

Additionally, for those who want something unique & different for their wedding day, here at Anthony Formalwear we can offer both custom made suits and a full made-to-measure service (both by appointment only) in both their Billericay and Colchester stores.

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Sale of suits
Rental of suits
Design and manufacture of suits
Sale of groom accessories
Design and manufacture of groom accessories
Sale of suits for father of the bride/groom
Advice service for style and image
Design and manufacture of suits for father of bride/groom
Hire of groom accessories
Other (Want something different for your wedding day? We can offer a full made-to-measure service (by appointment only) in both our Billericay and Colchester stores)

What services do you offer?

Other (Mens formal wear to hire, off the peg retail suits, custom made suits or a full made-to-measure suit service)

What is included in the wedding package?

Our hire wear can come as a complete outfit. Jacket, trousers, waistcoat, brand new shirt which you keep, a tie, bow tie or cravat, cuff links and braces. We also offer shoes to purchase

What is the style of your suits?

Classic
Dinner
Full length
Medium length
Morning coat
Black tie

How far in advance should I contact you?

Whenever you feel ready! Most of our customers tend to come in 6 to 12 months before to view the collection, try on some suits ideas & if they like what they see book with a £50.00 only deposit

How far in advance should I contact you?

Whenever you feel ready! Most of our customers tend to come in 6 to 12 months before to view the collection, try on some suits ideas & if they like what they see book with a £50.00 only deposit

Do you have an outlet section?

No

Do I need to make an appointment?

Yes

Operating hours:

The Billericay shop is open 9.30 to 5.30 but closed all day on Wednesday and Sunday. The Colchester shop is open 9.30 to 5.00 & again, closed all day on Wednesday and Sunday

What are the forms of payment?

Credit cards (Except American Express) debit cards, Apple pay or good old fashioned cash!

What kind of groom items do you offer?

Shoes
Ties
Bow ties
Vests
Jewellery
Waistcoat
Cufflinks
Braces
Other (We offer hire suits, custom made suits, full made-to-measure suits, waistcoats, shirts, MTM shirts, ties, cravats , hanks, shoes, cufflinks plus lots of assistance, suggestions and advice)

How do you work?

We suggest the first visit just the Bride & Groom come in to discuss their requirements and try on some outfits. Once they have made their choice a sizing appointment for the rest can be booked

Operating hours:

Our Billericay shop is open 9.30 till 5.30, but closes all day on Wednesdays and Sundays. Our Colchester shop is open 9.30 till 5.00, but closes all day on Wednesday and Sundays

What are the forms of payment?

We are unable to accept American Express as a payment method. We would take a deposit & the rest is up to you, you can either pay the balance when you come to collect your suits or a little each month
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93% Recommended by couples

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4 reviews
Cheryl
Cheryl M. Sent on 31/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A perfect Match

Anthony Formalwear are definitely the best in the business!! My now husband has he’s suit custom made and shirt. The quality is just outstanding. And then our groomsmen, we hired their suits but again the were remarkable! The quality of all the suits were lovely.
The service in the shop is outstanding, they are all so helpful.
Samuel
Samuel Sent on 20/09/2021
3.6 out of 5 rating

I looked great but could have been better

Suit trousers were not properly to length and one jacket came worn around the button hole
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Amelia O. Sent on 30/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Experts in their field

Such a massive range of choice and very efficient when it comes to helping get the right fit. Would definitely recommend
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Laura A. Sent on 04/12/2012
5 out of 5 rating
Anthony's colchester branch were amazing and made my husband, father, father-in-law, best man, usher, brother and page boy look very handsome and the handmade cravats that they guys got to keep were lovely. they even helped us kid my brother for a whole year that they were all wearing kilts! brilliant service.
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