How to Buy a Suit 3-9-2011

Suit yourself: Part One

Buying a suit—what to know and what to look for.

Before we get started, remember this: owning two quality suits is better than having a closet full of inexpensive, inferior ones. Two good suits can be paired with an almost unlimited combination of shirts and ties to create a varied, year-round wardrobe. Inferior suits—ill fitting and often too trendy—will inevitably collect dust in the back of your closet. What you want is quality and enduring style in a suit, but sometimes that can be hard to hunt down. Don’t worry, that’s why we’re here. Feeling blue? If this is your first suit, purchase a wool navy ... Read the full story »