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Guys I need a suit (suits)

lawcat

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Ive never worn a suit in my life. Never had a need to. I wouldnt say I lack style, but I definitely need help. I start law school this fall, and have several functions and at least one wedding this summer that Ill need a suit for. I live in the upper south and go to a big state school. I figure that I need a black suit, and a blue suit, with at least one with pinstripes. I have, however, been noticing that I really like a medium grey colored suit, just something about it that I like. Ive saw recommendations of BB. Any other brands good for a stylish, quality first suit? I want something youthful, but conservative. What are the essentials that I need? Any other advice? Thanks in advance!
 

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O M G....there is a search function which is highly useful.

We receive EXTREMELY similar questions here at least 5-6 times a week. Please do a little research before expecting us to regurgitate the same information over and over and over again.
 

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Originally Posted by whiteslashasian
O M G....there is a search function which is highly useful. We receive EXTREMELY similar questions here at least 5-6 times a week. Please do a little research before expecting us to regurgitate the same information over and over and over again.
He didnt ask you specifically. You could have just ignored him like I plan to
 

whiteslashasian

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Originally Posted by emmanuel


He didnt ask you specifically. You could have just ignored him like I plan to




It's so hard to ignore when we've had 3-4 "HELP NEEDS SUITS" threads today alone. I was just getting fed up. Now I know why holymadness contains so much hatred.
 

rioni

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Originally Posted by whiteslashasian
It's so hard to ignore when we've had 3-4 "HELP NEEDS SUITS" threads today alone. I was just getting fed up. Now I know why holymadness contains so much hatred.
 

constant struggle

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im just going to start giving bad advice to those who don't use the search function
 

whiteslashasian

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Originally Posted by constant struggle
im just going to start giving bad advice to those who don't use the search function
nice In that case the OP should head to a Men's Wearhouse with great haste!
 

hapyhar0ld

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Originally Posted by whiteslashasian
nice

In that case the OP should head to a Men's Wearhouse with great haste!


To the OP. I was one of these people that asked what to buy and what not to buy. whiteslashasian is yanking your chain. DO NOT GO TO THE MENS WAREHOUSE. Other than I can't help you much. Good luck in your search.

BTW I like black too, but for school I wouldn't go for it. IMO I would buy:
1. Charcoal Suit
2. Dark Navy Blue Suit
3. Cotton/Seersucker Suit
4. Black Suit

But thats just me...
 

Warren G.

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I'd get

Charcoal Suit
Dark Navy Suit
Medium Grey or Grey glen plaid
Navy with subtle pinstripes or Charcoal with chalk stripes
 

PTVA

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If you are only going to get 2 suits -- stick to the basics -- you don't need any pinstripes in the arsenal yet-- Stick with a navy and a Grey glen plaid. You will be able to use both of those in a number of different outfits. Pinstripes are much less versatile.
 

TC11201

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I'd start with a medium/medium-dark grey - most versatile color you can get (coordinates with far more colors than anything else). Next I'd get navy blue (but not midnight blue, which reads as black), then possibly a charcoal. If you want to add pattern, I'd say that either a glen plaid or a chalk stripe would be your best choices. I'd save pinstripes until you've built this type of foundation, but IMO absolutely start with mid-grey.
 

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We could shut down the forum and just use the search function, almost everything should be covered by now...

In case you get two suits, get a grey one and a navy blue one. Together with white and blue shirts, black and brown oxfords and several ties you will be able to look nice.
 

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