Gentlemen’s Victorian Outfits for hire
Please complete the Hire form when you are planning outfit hire as this gives us all the details needed to see if we can assist and enable us to answer you promptly.
Hire fees are from £30 per week for a full outfit, plus a refundable deposit: Please read our Terms and Conditions.
Delivery to you and return to us is via carrier service and is from £18 per carton to UK addresses . If you are hiring more than one outfit we will be pleased to quote a bulk delivery price.
What you see on the website is only a small portion of our stock, but here are a few examples of our Gentlemans attire available for hire.
Above are samples of the types of coats we can supply.
These would be everyday wear for the victorian gentleman going about his business.
Early Victorian Gentleman
Early victorian gentlemans outfit consisting of jacket, fall front trousers, wing collar shirt, brown bowler and cravat. There is an optional waistcoat worn in this picture as well. For a more country-style look we can supply a pair of leather gaiters.
The Working Man
This is a working man’s outfit comprising trousers, waistcoat, collarless shirt, neck tie and hat. There is also a jacket that goes with this which is unlined so that it hangs slightly baggy rather than looking tailored.
The trousers are designed to be worn with braces so that they hang loosely at the rear rather than being very fited. The suit is made of a black wool mix material and is quite thick.
Jacket and Waistcoat 40″ chest.
Trousers 32″ waist 30″ inside leg
A Town Crier or Highwayman
Comprising of a long coat with cape, Tri-peak hat,trousers and jabot.
The coat measures approximately, up to 54” collar nearly 17” (is not meant to close at front), sleeve under arm seam is 19” shoulder seam to bottom of jacket 44″ The Tri-Peak hat is black with a white fur type and gold trim.The hat measures inside circumference 23”.
The trousers are black and fasten with hook and eye and a zip centre front, and are elasticated around the back. Waist measures approx 28” unstretched and stretch to an approx 36” Inside leg seam approx 30.5”
Navy jacket with gold frogging, Chest 38
We have a variety of trousers available to go with this
This navy serge three piece suit was made for a volunteer on a preserved railway working as a guard. It is a 40 chest, 32″ waist, 30″ inside leg. It has gold buttons on the jacket and the hat has FR for ‘Furness Railway’ on it.
Confederate Officer Uniform, complete with trousers, sash and hat.
The jacket measures approximately, chest 44” under arm seam 20” neck 17.5” length of coat from shoulder seam to hem 42” cuffs 12”.The jacket is fully lined throughout. The trousers are a lighter blue, with a red stripe down the outside seam. They measure approx 34” waist and inside leg 31” Inside hat circumference is approx 23.5” The rim of the hat is about 3.5 from bottom of hat band to rim.