Buy the groom’s suit or tuxedo pre-owned. While it may not be practical for the groomsmen, the groom can certainly find a suit or tuxedo at a less-than-rental price, and he can resell or wear it later. (As of this writing I could have bought a Christian Dior tuxedo with satin covered buttons, satin lapel, and satin stripe on pants for $45 and free shipping. See what is currently available here.
Wedding Budget Savings Tip #79: Include only the core wedding group in the rehearsal dinner.
Wedding Budget Savings Tip #283: Find free or discount wedding entertainment through family and friends.
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