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Fashion December, 17 2012

Buyer’s Guide: 8 Suits To Get Festive

You might need to dress up for dinners and parties throughout the Festive Season. Time to put on a suit! A suit is a statement and a good suit is like a second skin. That is why it is very important to know and choose your fit. Tommy Fazio at Nordstrom Men’s Department explains the 3 classic fits here. If you want to step it up and treat yourself to a new suit we have a couple of nice pieces in the following selection.

Alexander McQueen – Slim-Fit Wool and Mohair Blend Suit

The wool and mohair blend Suit by Alexander McQueen is cut for a slim fit and creates a streamlined silhouette. This fully lined piece is a classic black suit with its 2 buttons, flap front pockets and chestpocket. Purchase it a Mr. Porter.

A.Sauvage – All Over Print Suit

Adrien Sauvage‘s first ready-to-wear collection is an eye-catching design. Combining a striking tessellated pattern with a cut that favours the collections Dress Easy philosophy, the piece removes superfluous detail to leave an effortlessly wearable style. Ware the blazer with black or white pants, if you are not all that daring. Get it at Oki-Ni.

Ted Baker – Silver Single Breasted Pashion Suit

This suit by Ted Baker London is made of a wool and silk mix with a tonic finish it features slanted jet pockets and is a single breast with one button fastening. The pants come unfinished so they can be tailored into the perfect length. The lining features a floral pattern. For more information and to purchase this one check Ted Baker.

Maison Martin Margiela – Men’s Jacket and Pants

This Martin Margiela 2012 suit jacket is crafted from a wool blend and features a classic lapel with two black buttons along the placket and is made tailored fit. There is double darting above each of the flap closure pockets. The cuffs fasten with four black buttons. The suit is lined with black fabric with a subtle all over ‘Martin Margiela’ number logo print. Available at LN-CC.

Top Man Design – Textured Suit

This suit by Top Man Design (Topshop) has a textured print in a very versatile gray. It is double-breasted with 3 black buttons and has pointed lapels. Best to keep the pants in shape with a crease. This suit is part of the Topman Design Fall/Winter 2012 Collection. Prchase it here.

Kenzo – Turquoise Mohair-Blend 2 Piece

This suit by French label Kenzo features a slim-fit single-breasted blazer and slim fit pants in an eye catching turquoise. It has a notched lapel collar and 2 buttons for closure at the front. It also features shoulder padding and  4-button sleeve cuffs.
The slim fit trousers come in 4 pocket stye and with vertical darts at the rear. Get it at Ssense.

Gant Rugger – Chalk Striped Wool-Blend Suit

This Gant Rugger navy with chalk stripe jacket and pants come in a slim fit and are completely unstructured for a sleek and elegant silhouette. Finished with contrasting lining at collar and cuffs and peaked lapels. You can purchase this suit at Mr. Porter.

Boss Black – ‘James/Sharp’ Trim Fit Wool Suit

BOSS Black is known for classic cuts and traditional supreme tailoring. The James/Sharp’s meticulous tailoring lends a sophisticated fit and finish to a notch-lapel jacket and flat-front trousers crafted from a subtly patterned wool. Single brested with a frontal 2-button closure and 4-button cuffs the jacket features a chest pocket, flap pockets and four interior pockets. Get it at Nordstrom.

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