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The Black Tux Grabs $25M To Dress Men To The Nines

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The Black Tux, a suit and tuxedo rental startup based in Santa Monica, has scooped up another $25 million in funding to make sure groomsmen no longer look like they’re wearing their dads’ old suits.

Led by Stripes Group (also investors in eco-friendly fashion brand Reformation) with participation from prior investors First Round and Menlo Ventures, the Series B comes less than a year after The Black Tux wrapped up a $10 million Series A in January.

“The current tuxedo rental market is served by the same two manufactures across every retail store in the U.S.,” says Blackmon. “We’re talking polyester suits, microfiber shirts, and plastic shoes… any guy who has rented before knows the experience.”

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