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Made To Measure, Made For You!

Historically, ‘made-to-measure’ suits were the exclusive luxury of the social elite, representing such a huge financial outlay that only the very richest could afford them. But, happily, times have changed and you can now enjoy the made-to-measure experience at an affordable price!

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5 Tips on How To Buy a Suit

Here are few things that can help you when considering how to buy suit. We’ve teamed each section with an example from our Herbie Frogg range. This will give you an idea of what to look for in a suit.

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Men’s Formal Wear Tips: How to Tie a Tie

We’ve all been there. In front of the mirror, cursing ourselves because we don’t know how to tie a tie. Each attempt resulting in another amateur looking knot that wouldn’t be out of place on the rigging of a boat.


Does Going the Extra Mile Suit You?

When it comes to weddings, you would drive to the ends of the earth to find the perfect wedding dress. Would you look for a suit hire in Havant if you were from Chichester?

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The Perfect Fitting Suit from your Local Suit Hire

As a passionate local suit hire business there is only one thing that makes us mad: a bad fitting suit! Have you experienced a suit that doesn’t fit well? One that is too tight in places and baggy in others. Did you spend a fortune on hiring or buying the suit, only to discover that is […]


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3 Helpful Hints to Royal Ascot Suit Hire

Royal Ascot is the diamond in the crown of the horse racing calendar. For five glorious days, Ascot Racecourse brings together racing, entertainment, food and of course fashion. Which means dressing to impress! When it comes to stylish, memorable men’s formal wear, Astares is here to help. Not only do we have a great understanding […]


Managing your entourage!

It’s a tricky thing, keeping everyone happy! A topic of constant amusement and fun in the Astares studio is the different approach and expectations that the bride and groom have towards the process of choosing their outfits for the big day. And of course, not only is there the bride and groom themselves to consider, […]

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