6 Easy Steps to Getting the Right Suit Fit Every Time
Your baggy suit is making you uncomfortable, and your too-tight suit is making us uncomfortable. Here's how to find the middle ground.
The seam of your shoulder should end where your shoulder ends, and any padding or rigid structure that adds so much as a millimeter of unnecessary shape will throw the whole thing off balance.
The guys wearing pants that sit a few inches below a pronounced beer belly? They're not fooling anyone—in fact, they're only drawing attention to the extra pounds. The waist of your pants should always sit about two inches below your navel.
Make sure that there is nothing billowy about how the jacket frames your biceps—the best jackets today follow the natural contours of your upper arm, and if you've got chicken wings, a tailor can likely take in the fabric. The sleeves should stop where the arm ends and the thumb begins.
Slightly roomier in the thigh and slightly tapered below the knee.
5. Jacket Length
Your jacket should stop at your knuckles or around the bottom of your zipper.
6. Trouser Length
Are those your ankles we see? No? Good.
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