inexpensive suits for teenage boys.............where?

(22 Posts)
triplets Tue 25-Mar-14 18:16:33

Hi both my boys have interviews coming up plus a wedding, where can I buy them a suit that won`t cost me a fortune? My problem is they are both over 6ft but only have 28/30 waist! Thanks

EatShitDerek Tue 25-Mar-14 18:17:53

Believe it or not but charity shops usually have great suits in. The one I volunteer does.

Have you tried Burtons?

triplets Tue 25-Mar-14 18:29:36

Yes I have been scouring the shops for weeks, problem is the trousers are way too big. Will try Burtons. Thank you.

bishboschone Tue 25-Mar-14 18:33:47

Tesco

emilyofnewmoon Tue 25-Mar-14 18:35:49

I got ds's suit from Next. He is 6ft and 28/30 waist. Was very reasonable if I remember correctly and has taken him to Prom, weddings, funerals and many interviews.

truelymadlysleepy Tue 25-Mar-14 18:36:49

Next or machine washable from M&S

triplets Tue 25-Mar-14 18:38:10

Thank you very much going to look at Next online now smile

BellaVita Tue 25-Mar-14 18:40:26

Burtons, Topman and Next.

MissScatterbrain Tue 25-Mar-14 20:00:18

M&S - they do slim fit washable suits with small waists and extra long trousers.

MrsDavidBowie Tue 25-Mar-14 20:05:35

River Island .dz 14 is nearly six feet but about 29inch waist.

boohissgetoffstage Tue 25-Mar-14 20:12:00

Matalan. My godsend.

TheBuskersDog Tue 25-Mar-14 20:45:32

Topman skinny/slim fit suits.

Galliano Tue 25-Mar-14 20:49:07

I recommend M&S for 28 inch waist extra long trousers suits. My DS had to wear suits for sixth form and the cost of getting his suits drycleaned was fairly substantial as he wasn't beyond the odd bit of football in the school yard etc. M&S do machine washable suits - probably not something DH would go to work in, but perfect for DS and look reasonably presentable

furlinedsheepskinjacket Tue 25-Mar-14 20:49:29

matalan

Fairylea Tue 25-Mar-14 20:52:34

Topman and as a side note primark women's skinny jeans in black for tall skinny teenage boys!

Floralnomad Tue 25-Mar-14 20:53:21

Primark do suits very cheap ,don't know what they look like on though .

Ujjayi Tue 25-Mar-14 22:34:56

Topman Skinny or slim fit suits. They have an online sale at the moment and are true to size.

triplets Tue 25-Mar-14 22:47:18

Thank you you are brilliant! A day at the shops tomorrow!!

princessalbert Wed 26-Mar-14 08:35:27

Matalan.

DS is very slim and tall too - I manage to get im 30 L trousers in there.

Top Man are good - but are a bit more ££

Maverick66 Wed 26-Mar-14 12:40:02

Matalan here as well .
Got my 15 year old tall skinny skinny son gorgeous suit for wedding
£75.00. Got him a shirt and tie for £7.00 (half price) they do short/reg/long in trousers and a 30 waist fitted him perfectly smile
P.s if there isn't one close by you they are online.

triplets Wed 26-Mar-14 22:54:20

Success smile One suit bought in Tesco, jacket was reduced from £50 to £34, trousers were £16, two leather belts @£8 each, when they were scanned at the till they went through at £2!! So £54 total. Then went to Primark, no suits fitted and tbh looked shabby, but shirt and tie for £7. Next stop Matalan and yes £75 for a gorgeous blue slim fit suit! So that's the boys, just me and dd next, its me who will be the nightmare! Thank you all so much for pointing me in the right direction! x

furlinedsheepskinjacket Thu 27-Mar-14 01:03:42

great. smile

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