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Half a day was for several houses.It is completely wrong to judge by reference to a website. A good suit as opposed to an 'OK suit is a curious blend of workmanship and the rapport between cutter and client. They must both be correct to ensure that the garment will be a joy to wear over many years.
The most important thing you must do is decide what style of suit you want. Each House has its own way of cutting a suit and that should govern you primary choice. For example Davies is also a military tailor and the coats of its lounge suits tend to be 'tunic' oriented whereas Anderson and Shepherd favour something called 'soft tailoring' i.e. more drape. Stephen Hitchcock offers the same, hardly surprising as he is the son of the last MD of Andersons and served his...
Belt is better in these circumstances. The modern office with aircon and controlled temperatures is the scourge of braces dearly though I love them.
Entirely for you to decide how to interpret this silly fashion. You could wear trousers redolent of culottes or anything down to giving the appearance of them simply not fitting properly.
Has there not been a thread on this subject of late which might help you more than hoping the same comments would be made again in short order.
The tail coat must be black, any other is solely for going to the Races - The Royal Enclosure next week is a good example for you. The trousers should be one of the customary grey striped cloths which go so well in a morning dress. The top hat for a wedding should be black, grey again for the races. How many times have you seen a member of the Royal Family or other senior members of Government etc wearing a grey top hat at the Abbey or St Pauls? None, so don't...
If you are flexible about the brand, there are some very nice suit lengths available - most from decent well known firms.
Look round the shops/Google that type of shoe should help you.
Disagree entirely - cheap wallets may, decent ones do not.
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