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Buying your first suit

  • First suit: Dark navy blue suit
    • Can be dressed up or down.
    • Jackets and Pants can be worn as separate. Very strong on their own. 
  • Material: Hopsack
    • Great entry level material
    • Multi-season
  • Design
    • Bigger guy, broader shoulder – soft shoulder
    • Thinner skinnier guy – roped shoulder
  • Other elements of the jacket
    • Notched lapel
    • Single breasted
    • Double vented
    • Jetted pocket
      • More formal
  • Make it classy and  classic: 
    • Blue, Grey, Brown, Black
  • How many suits do you need?
    • If you never wear suits: 
      • 1 navy suit
        • Weddings, job interviews, funeral
    • Occasional suit wearer: 3
      • Navy blue suit
      • Khaki or linen blend suit
        • summer
      • Mid grey wool suit
        • winter
    • Work suits : 5
      • 3 multi season wool
      • 1 cotton or linen
        • Light brown or khaki
      • Light gray or mid gray flannel suit
        • Fall
    • Suit Lover – sky’s the limit.