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black suit, small guy

mrm2083

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I've been wanting a black suit that fits relatively slim. First off i'm a small guy 5'7, 145 lbs. I normally wear a 36 jacket but recently tried on a 34 (Hugo boss) at an outlet that i loved. The problem was that the pants were really really tight. First off, how much can pants be let out, what waist size should one be able to achieve with pants on a 34 suit. Also what brands do u guys recommend for a slim black suit (2 button, possibly even one). 36 fits great too but only on slim fitting brands.
 

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Most dress pants can be let out about two inches in the waist.

As for the black, slim suit question, I'll let others have at that one.
 

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Is there any particular reason why you want a black suit, as opposed to a charcoal or navy suit?
 

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I already have a charcoal site and Ive always had something for slim fitting black suits, james bond style.
 

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Originally Posted by Eccentric
Is there any particular reason why you want a black suit, as opposed to a charcoal or navy suit?


Is there any particular reason you want everyone to wear a navy or charcoal suit?
 

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I personally think black suits look great on people with dark hair (mostly Aisans) but look a bit too serious on guys with a pale complexion...it reminds me of waiters, morticians, etc...

As for being a small guy, wear the balck suit with confidence but do not get multiple pleats on your slacks or cuff them.
 

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Originally Posted by Fuuma
Is there any particular reason you want everyone to wear a navy or charcoal suit?

i do it because most people today (in my area, anyway) wear black suits, and do so in a way that they believe is "proper" and "the way it's always been" from incorrect given information. also, they wear them along with square toes and too-large jackets/pants, and still think it's "correct" to be that way, as opposed to genuinely having a feel and love for the style.
 

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Originally Posted by mrm2083
I already have a charcoal site and Ive always had something for slim fitting black suits, james bond style.

 

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