Section: Essential Men's Suit Guide - Blog
Have you ever had a suit buying experience go bad? If so, you understand the importance of knowing how a man's suit should fit. While alterations tailors can fix some fitting problems such as trouser breaks or cuff lengths, others - think ill-fitting jacket shoulders - are too expensive or even impossible to correct. Want to learn how to select your men's suit to avoid costly buying mistakes? Follow these fitting tips and you will end up with a well-made suit that feels comfortable all day long and fits your body like a glove.
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Lightly padded & expertly cut to follow your natural contours- so no more Star Trek shoulders
Tapered to enhance your sexy silhouette
Stand in a natural, relaxed stance. A good tailored fit on the jacket sleeve ensures the sleeves hang
straight – no twisting – and look smooth.
Narrow enough to accentuate your big man hands, but not so narrow as to get stuck on your Swiss watch. Always show about ½ inch of shirt cuff.
Less is more. Cut correctly to not cover your hands & show just a bit of shirt cuf
We all know length matters. Get your jacket cut to the right length for your unique body shape and
You’ve got to stop somewhere. Length tailored perfectly to give you just the slightest break
Tailored fit should offer you a consistent look and feel to the trouser leg, especially in the thigh
and calf area.
Slim is in. No bell bottoms please! Match with a streamlined shoe to complete the look
If you buy tailor made you can select the fabric, colour, lapel size & shape, number of buttons, pocket design & many other features to personalize your suit.
Top heavy? Tailor made means you can get different sized jackets & trousers to fit your upper & lower body perfectly.
You'll never get another chance to make a good first impression so why take a chance on showing up for that one-in-a-million opportunity wearing an ill-fitting suit. Protect your career and your image by scheduling a personal consultation at our showroom to find out more about how your men's suit should fit.
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