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The Perfect Suit for the Modern Man

THE PERFECT MODERN SUIT for the modern man Cheat sheet Make sure it fits right, find a tailor. You'll never go wrong wearing a two-button suit with a narrow lapel. It's at once classic and completely contemporary. Flat front, trim pants with very little break at the ankle should do you right. If you can't cup your hands under the hem of the jacket then it's too long. Stays They keep your collar erect. Take them out before laundering and then get them back in there. Show some cuff. It's the mark of a well-dressed fellow. Shoulders A good suit should hug your shoulders. Let it hold you firmly, in a friendly way. Follow the seasons - cotton suits in summer, tweeds, flannels, and corduroys in winter. Lapels Nothing defines a suit louder than the lapels. Try it slim - it's contemporary without too much hipster baloney Keep your patterns subtle or isolate them in small doses. Torso - Your jacket should fit the silhouette of your frame. Have a tailor sneak it in at the sides to highlight shoulders. Shirts Keep it trim, slim, and shorter than you think. You should be able to easily cup your hands beneath your suit jackets. Handkerchief Wear your top pocket square to bring attention to the chest, not the belly. Sleeves- Think about width. Tailoring sleeves to rid them of e xcess Know what size shirt you wear, seriously, measure. Always buy a fitted dress shirt even if you're not as trim as you'd like to be. fabric cuts a mean figure. When in doubt, go with a semispread collar. Unbutton and unpress your oxford, it's cooler that way. Add some personality with a plaid or gingham dress shirt and a dark tie. Tie Ticket pockets Channel your inner dandy. It's the first thing people notice. Keep it bold and classy and let it tie the rest of your outfit together. The tip of your tie should end at your beltline, no shorter, no longer. Be a man: wear pink to the office. Loosen up: show off your snarky side with unbuttoned shirt cuffs. Use stays. Learn to wash and iron, it'll save you some dough and ensure Flap pockets Classic. End of story. Cuff top quality care. Buttons It's like the frame on a painting. ket a little sleeve show through as a finishing touch. It also kengthens the look of your arms. Three is spicy but two is where its at. Fool-proof low buttons will build a long slim look. Ties Slim ties, about (2.5) inches wide, will put together a modern look The tip should reach to the belt. The four-in-hand knot will always do you right. If you're confused by colors and patterns, keep it simple with a solid dark tie and a white or light-color shirt. Belt Yes, it should match your shoes and no you don't have to wear one if your pants fit well. Watch Every outfit should have one timeless element, why not your watch? Consider a vintage model but make sure you buy it from a reputable dealer. Buy a slim black silk knit tie and wear it with everything you own. Match your ties to other fabrics Pants Slim, flat-front, and quitting at the tops of your shoes, end of story. - cotton ties with cotton suits in summer, wool with wool in winter. Colour, pattern The width of your lapels should be in proportion to the width of your tie, jacket and shirt. It's foolproof to mix and match one pattern and one solid with tie and shirt. Shoes Get a tailor Spend a couple dollars to make a $100 suit go the distance of a $1000 suit: Go ahead with more color, just make sure its right for you. When The one thing every man should own is a the black lace-ups. Real it's cold out, wear a slim V-neck dress shoes have leather soles. sweater under your suit. $40 Sleeves $30 Cuffs $35 Body Take care of your shoes: taps on the heels and toes, cedar shoe trees when you're not wearing them. Big man, solid shoe. Choose a substantial sole to anchor your weight. Your dress shoes should be as contoured as When all else fails, you'll always win in a solid shirt, solid tie, and $35 Pants S35 Pante a solid suit or just dress like an Italian Shoes They should be as streamlined as your wardrobe, kept clean, and polished whenever you can manage. Be sure to store them with shoe trees to maintain your suits. Say no to square toes. Black lace-ups are the most dependable and versatile shoes you can own. shape, absorb moisture and keep them smeling fresh. Nelson, J. (2010). GQ: Style manual 2010. Gentleman's Ouarterly. Conde Nast: Special edition. By Jake Gilchrist

The Perfect Suit for the Modern Man

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As the fashion changes different types of suits for men has came in the fashion that can used by regular mens. This shows the latest trends for the modern men so that he can wear a perfect suit.

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