Where To Get A Suit

Choosing a suit to wear will be a difficult and confusing choice to make. Whether it be for a wedding, prom, business meeting, or a social event that requires a suit a lot of factors will be put into consideration. Of course before choosing you imagine yourself in a suit looking fresh and fly with your cool suit. Even if you do not want to think it every man would like to look good in his suit no matter what occasion.  Although,things would have to start with choosing between a store bought suit or a tailor made suit or a made to measure.

Get A Suit

Bespoke suits or custom made suits have been one of the lead place to buy suits chosen by business people and people who are getting married or going to a junior or senior prom. Bespoke means that it is made to order meaning you have to go to a tailor to have him make the suit. When going to a bespoke suit maker it is a long series of events that lead to the final product which is the suit. First off, the tailor makes you choose the fabric and cloth used for the suit and makes a new pattern fit to your body type. The pattern is more than just measurements, it also takes not of the shoulder slope, and the fit of the pants on your legs. There are also multiple fittings for this because the suit must be perfect which is why multiple fittings are needed so the tailor can really make the suit tailored to your body. Next comes fabric selection wherein the tailor usually shows you a scrapbook filled with all the different fabrics his shop has to offer and you will pick from those fabrics. Also you have total creative control over how the suit looks because you are paying the tailor so what you say goes. Although due to all the factors that come into the tailor made suits it will probably set you back at least a thousand dollars for a nice tailor made suit.

Now for the off the rack suits. These are basically the suits you find in the department store or any store that sells suit in the malls. These suits you have no creative control over and the suit may not fit you as well as the custom made suit would have but the fit is just enough that you will look good. These suits although not as fit to your body type or not the type of fabric you wanted are still suits and are gonna look the same and will cost significantly cheaper. These suits will cost significantly less but will not look horrendous when compared to a tailor made suit it will be half a notch or a notch below it.

Now for the made to measure suits. These suits are slightly better than the store bought but is not quite as good as the custom made ones in terms of quality. The only fitting that happens is when you send in your measurements and again no creative control over the suit. Choosing from their selection is the only decision you get to make in terms of the look of the suit.

Truly, there are many choices to choose from when buying a suit and these three choices are the only ways to go. It will all depend to how good the quality of the suit you want and the budget you will account for when choosing amongst the three.


Pulling Off a Suit

There comes a point in every man’s life where he will have to wear a suit. Be it at a sibling or friend’s wedding, his own wedding, or maybe even at his junior or senior prom. It is imperative that he will wear a suit on at least one of those occasions and he must know how to pull it off. No matter who he is a man wants to look good. Wearing the suit is the best  opportunity for a man to look fly. Here are some of the must know suit tips every man should consider when wearing a suit.


First and most importantly, make sure the suit you picked fits perfectly. Make sure it is not too small or too big. Pulling of a suit will need to make sure that the fit of the suit is perfect so that it looks good. The suit will not reach its full potential if the suit does not look good on you. One of the most important thing to look for when fitting the suit is the shoulders and the pants part of the suit. If the shoulders are fit perfectly there should be no creases and it should fall effortlessly on the shoulders. As for the pants it should fall directly on your shoes and its should not. An indicator of the pants not fitting is if it reaches the floor or is showing your socks when you walk. Now onto the tie. The tie’s length should be just right for the suit and just right means that it falls directly over the belt of the pants and does not overlap it or is too far away from the belt as well. Also the tie of the suit should match the size of the lapel of the suit. The suit’s lapel if big then the tie should be big and if it is small then the tie too should be small. Adding a pocket square will give your look another dimension but its is not required. If one chooses to wear a pocket square the color should be drastically different from the tie.

On the other hand, the jacket of the suit should just overlap the zipper of the pants and close to the hips. Anything over or below that will change the look of the suit. A must do when wearing suit is only to button one button all the time. Either a single breasted or double breasted suit with three buttons only one should be buttoned and preferably the one in the middle for the double breasted suit with three buttons. Also make sure the length of the polo inside the jacket is about half an inch seen when arms are down. If it is not seen than the polo is too short or the jacket is too long and if it is leaking out uncontrollably maybe it is the polo that needs to be changed.

All of these tips are a must when pulling of a suit. These reminders are here to help you when using a suit. It is your choice to use them or not. Truly, when wearing a suit the most important thing to remember is confidence because that is the key that will set you above amongst the rest.


Types of Suits

Suits are one of the best outfits a man can sport whenever they go on something formal like weddings or important business meetings. They have a lot of uses and can be used on any occasion. It gives a man a sense of power when he fits in the right suit. It makes the man look more powerful and demands respect. There are a lot of different types of suits for different types of occasions. Many times a guy would have to wear a suit especially if he works in the corporate world.  Here are some of the different types of suits that can be tailor made or store bought.

Types of Suits

One type of suit out there is the single breasted suit. These are the types of suits that only have one or two buttons for the coat. It is one of the more widely known suit and is found almost everywhere. As for the double breasted suit these are the suits with three or more buttons and is a more formal type of suit as compared to the single breasted suit. The peak lapels of the double breasted suit is one of the standout features with the numerous buttons as well as compared to the single breasted suit. The double breasted suit would actually need more cloth than single breasted suits which is why it was a rarity before and was usually used by old war veterans during the world war age. The double breasted suits would actually fit taller men better than shorter men due to the number of buttons on the double breasted suit. One button suits are more for tuxedos and worn during black tie events while two button suits are for social and business events. As for the three button suit, men who would choose to wear waistcoats would prefer to use these and are primarily for more formal events.

Now on to the fit of the suits. There are three types of suit fits namely, sack, structured, and fitted. These silhouettes are usually what sets the tone of the appearance of your suit and is found on the jacket of the suit. A sack or brooks brother suit is more of a shapeless type of suit. It just hangs on your body and is not really as what tailors would call a perfect fit. For the structured silhouettes, these are the type of suit jacket wherein it is the most formal type of jacket and is based on military uniform. The fitted silhouettes are for the more fit men as it gives a fit look and is more often than not tailored. As for the suit jacket pockets there are five types. Namely the patch, ticket, angled, flap, and jetted pocket. The pockets of the jacket will usually depend on what kind of suit you are wearing and those pockets are arranged in the most casual up to the most formal.

There are a lot more details that can be said about suits but these are one of the most general types of suits and some the details in them. Suits are great for men and all men should have at least one suit in there closet for any special occasion or important gatherings and meetings. Truly, the suit will be one of those timeless outfits that will live on forever.