Welcome to Charles Gale Formal Wear Hire

Our skilled staff are pleased to advise on the choices available to you for your big event. With over thirty years of tailoring experience Charles Gale are proud to offer a huge range of high quality garments.

Charles Gale are pleased to offer competitive prices, great value and exceptional service. Our reputation for service ensures continual customer recommendations.We are proud of our international reputation gained by combining top class traditional tailoring skills with the finest fabrics available.You can choose from a large range of high class clothing. Select from suits, jackets, trousers, formal and casual wear, and country clothing for every occasion.

Charles Gale offer Jacket sizes from a boy’s 20” up to a man’s 60” and trousers up to 58” waist. For perfect colour coordination Charles Gale can make your cravats and pocket squares.

Have a look at some of the outfits available to you by using “Outfit Creator”. This will enable you to select garments prior to visiting our shop.  

Charles Gale are proud to support  Christian Aid,  Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service and  Help for Heroes.

Charles Gale stock outfits for Weddings, Formal garden parties, Investitures, Interviews, Banquets, Civil Partnerships, School Proms, Dinner dances,  Christenings, Funerals, and even a day at the races!


Situated in the historic Fort Fareham, which forms part of the Fort Fareham Business Park, Newgate Lane

From Fareham Town Centre follow the A32 road for Gosport and Lee-on-Solent. Keep in the outside lane of the small dual carriageway. This will take you over a small flyover into Newgate Lane. Take the second turning right and continue through the Business Park and you will see “Charles Gale” facing you. There is ample parking outside the door.

Contact us for Evening wear, Formal wear, Highland wear, Lounge suits, Morning suits and Semi-formal wear for Boys and Men.

Opening Times
Monday to Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm

Other times are by appointment