Prom night is a big deal, and it’s probably only something you’ll get do it once. Inevitably there will be pictures taken left, right and centre, and so it’s a great opportunity to really have fun and go all out with your outfit. But where do you start? Well, we are coming to the rescue with our five best London shops for prom suits. If you are looking for the perfectly tailored, stylish suit that will make you stand out in the crowd and impress your date, there will be something in one of these stores for you. With something to suit every budget and personality, we are confident you will find your perfect prom suit here.
If you’re looking for the full tailoring experience, Anderson & Sheppard have got you covered. They have been dressing the world’s men since 1906 and are one of the most well-known stores when it comes to craftsmanship and attention to detail. Their focus is not only on creating an aesthetically pleasing suit, but also on ensuring ease of movement and following the outline of the body. With wooden floors, an open fire and a real living room feel, the experience is guaranteed to make you feel like royalty before you’ve even got to your prom.
32 Old Burlington Street, W1.
If you are wanting to make an impact with accessories, Drake’s stock more than just suits. They are are a tie specialist stocking famous 7 fold ties. Everything is handmade at their dedicated factory in East London and they currently stock 183 different patterns and designs. With so much variety, you can guarantee you won’t be bumping into anyone else with the same accessories as you on your prom night.
3 Clifford Street, W1.
Gieves & Hawkes in Mayfair first specialised in military uniforms and whilst they have since expanded into suits, their roots still show today. With strong silhouettes and roped shoulders, their items are still very much inspired by the military outfits they started with. With the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Charles among their customers, it’s no wonder the store is so iconic. It offers three services: ready to wear collections, made to measure services and handmade bespoke services, so there is something to suit every customer.
1 Savile Row, W1.
With 200 years of experience in tailoring, Henry Poole are experts in making the perfect suit. With every single item being tailor made on ther premises, you can take comfort in knowing your suit will be the perfect fit. Henry Poole realise that everyone is an individual and so there can be no one size fits all approach. Frequently known to dress royalty, even their crest reads “by special appointment to the late emperor Napoleon III”.
15 Savile Row, W1.
If you’re looking for something unique, Son of a Stag on Brick Lane import all their rare items from abroad and even offer on-the-spot alteration for free to ensure your suit fits perfectly. Son of a Stag stock a whole range of items, not just suits, but if you are looking for something a bit more casual and affordable, they have plenty of items that might take your fancy.
Old Truman Brewery, E1