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Classic Collar Dress Shirt Hire

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Our cotton marcella dress shirts for hire are made in the same traditional style as those we sell.

In order to hire an evening shirt, please fill out the form below. The price of your hire, shown at the bottom of the page, will automatically adjust according to the options you have chosen. If you would prefer to visit the shop to make your hire, we recommend you avoid visiting on Saturdays when the shop gets extremely busy.

size & fit

Oliver Brown shirts have a classic Jermyn Street cut with a roomy fit that is relaxed in the chest and sleeves. Our shirts fit true to size. Please select your normal collar size.


Details & care

  • The initial hire period for all Oliver Brown garments is 1-3 days.
  • If you are collecting your hire on a Friday, you need not return your items until the following Monday.
  • If you have requested that your hire be posted to you, we cannot guarantee that hires will arrive on time owing to the possibility of delays in postage, and you are responsible for paying return postage so that items arrive back with us. We recommend using a signed/tracked service for this.
  • All sizes are kept in stock at all times, so you've no need to worry about not being able to hire your size before an important event.
  • Insurance covers the cost of accidental damage and is optional. Please note that you will be liable for the full retail cost of the garments on hire without this insurance should any damage occur.
  • Please note that hire products may differ from photographs on this product page.

Delivery & returns

Please book online, selecting your dates below and proceed to Checkout. Note, you may either choose to pick up in-store for no additional cost, or we can post your items to you, in which case please select the date you want the order to Arrive and the duration before you intend to return the item. For Hires longer than 2 weeks, please contact us.


Size Help & Product Measurements

  • Oliver Brown shirts have a classic Jermyn Street cut; a roomy fit, relaxed in the chest and sleeves.
  • Shirts fit true to size, take your normal size.

Product Measurements
Collar size 14.5 15 15.5 16 16.5 17 17.5 18 18.5 19
Chest circumference 41 43 45 47 49 51 53 55 57 59
Waist circumference 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56
Back length 32 32 32 32 33 33 33.5 34 34 34
Sleeve length 33 34.5 35 35 36 37 37.5 38 39 39
Shoulder width 16.5 17 17.5 18 18.5 19 19.5 20 20.5 21
Collar size 14.5 15 15.5 16 16.5 17 17.5 18 18.5 19
Chest circumference 104 109 114 119 124.5 129.5 135 140 145 150
Waist circumference 96.5 102 107 112 117 122 127 132 137 142
Back Length 81 81 82 81 83 84 85 86 86 87
Sleeve Length 84 88 89 89 91 93 95 97 99 100
Shoulder width 42 43 44 46 47 48 50 51 52 53

Measuring Guide

We have provided this product's measurements to help you decide which size to buy. Compare the product measurements in the table above to a similar garment you already own. Take all the measurements from the outside, with the garment lying flat.

  1.   Chest circumference
  2. Measure across the widest part of the chest, underneath the arms. Double this measurement.

  3.   Waist circumference
  4. With the buttons fastened, measure the width of the shirt exactly 20cm below the underarms. Double this measurement.

  5.   Back length
  6. Measure the length at the centre back, from the base of the collar to the hem.

  7.   Sleeve length
  8. Measure from the shoulder seam (the tip of the shoulder) to the end of the cuff.

  9.   Shoulder width
  10. Measure the distance between the two shoulder seams, straight across the back.

Style & Fit Advice

If you need further assistance on the style and fit of any of our products, the Oliver Brown team is available to assist. Please email [email protected] or call us on +44 (0) 20 7259 9494 between 10.00am and 6.30pm, Monday to Friday and 10.00am to 6.00pm on Saturday.

Oliver Brown offers an alteration service in-store. Or for a uniquely tailored solution, discover Oliver Brown Tailoring. Click here to learn more about our three unique levels of tailoring; Bespoke, Half Hand-Made and Made-To-Order, plus our Bespoke Shirts service.