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Need a dinner jacket/ suit for ds

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Merguez Tue 21-May-13 09:49:58

Anybody know where I can buy a nice dj (and trousers) for ds - 14 (but size 13 would fit).
Proper traditional one, for wearing at school ball.
Just had a horrific experience with ebay, which seems to have nothing suitable. So think I am going to have to buy new - but can save it for ds2 and then sell it on.
M&S has nothing for teenagers.
Anyone got any good recommendations please?

NotALondoner Tue 21-May-13 09:53:16

What about a hire shop?

blue2 Tue 21-May-13 09:53:36

My DS is now just big enough to fit into M&S stuff which I have been recommended as a good 'starter' DJ.

I have had success with Debenhams before now. Got DS a great navy linen suit from there a few years ago, and I know they do wedding gear for teenagers. That's my best suggestion!

Merguez Tue 21-May-13 10:03:46

We live out in the sticks so hire is tricky. Is it still Moss Bros?

Nothing suitable on Debenhams website.

DS is very skinny don't think M&S adult size will fit ...

Greydog Tue 21-May-13 10:13:49

Got any good charity shops near you? My DH got a beautiful evening suit for £15.00 - looked as if it had never been worn!

Merguez Tue 21-May-13 17:26:36

Sadly no good charity shops in our neck of the woods either

wonkylegs Tue 21-May-13 17:30:43

BHS - try their website they have an extensive special occasions section for boys & girls

Mbear Tue 21-May-13 17:31:38

A lot of them are wearing suits from places like topman - they have a skinny fit which suits them, and they are also pretty cheap.

I've done the photos for a school ball for the last 5/6 years and the amount of DJs worn has gone down significantly, although I realise some may have stricter dress codes etc.

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