How much do you spend on a suit?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by dieselman89, Apr 3, 2012.

How much do you pay for a suit?

  1. under $500

    20 vote(s)
    23.0%
  2. $500-$999

    36 vote(s)
    41.4%
  3. $1,000-$1,999

    25 vote(s)
    28.7%
  4. $2,000

    6 vote(s)
    6.9%
  1. phoenixrecon

    phoenixrecon Senior member

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    ive never spent more than 400

    mine are only RLBL and brooks MTM though...

    all new with tags btw... most of my suits were acquired for around 200
     


  2. Jeff Costello

    Jeff Costello Well-Known Member

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    Land's End suit separates. It's not quality, but I had to have something to hold me over since last year. At the least, it's 100% wool, and depending on the sales, probably a bit cheaper than $200.
     


  3. brokencycle

    brokencycle Senior member

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    how do you get a Brooks M2M for $400? Certainly not made for you..
     


  4. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    You can get a suit here for under $40 USD... mind you they're very much single use, wear once, disposable things. Quite popular for weddings.
     
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  5. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    I would answer this but I do not know what a "slick Dealer" is and I doubt I qualify for the dubious description.
     
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  6. JRGEICO

    JRGEICO Active Member

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    I stick around the EUR 300 - 400 price ranges as I am still waiting for my body to fully adapt to my new working life (e.g. will I get a beer (read: wine) belly yes/no).

    However I buy my suits in this outlet "village" so their retail value is around EUR 650 - 800. ATM I would never spent more than 650 on a suit, unless its custom made that is.
     


  7. curzon

    curzon Senior member

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    I've seen that ehaberdasher carries some very nice suits, such as fully canvassed Caruso, in normal colors and sizes for $550 - $700. I think that's a really good deal. Also has its own label suits for $500, again fully canvassed. If I was looking for a new suit I'd be checking that site often.
     
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  8. add911_11

    add911_11 Senior member

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    These days I only get bespoke suits except my beater M&S which is around £500.

    At least £1500 per suit that I owned

    However I go cheap in shirts and ties
     


  9. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    One who deals in stolen contraband(a fence) or illegal narcotics?
     
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  10. tubes41

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    Unfortunately due to being tall and skinny (read 204cm and 90kgs), I require MTM or bespoke. Being in Perth, Australia doesn't help either, so my suits average at around 2k AUD
     


  11. New Shoes1

    New Shoes1 Senior member

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    My last three suits (BB 1818 and Samuelsohn) have all come in around $500 plus tax.
     


  12. blahman

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    Last suit I bought was $180 half canvas, grey, Angelico tweed suit.
     


  13. mjjo

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    I try not to overspend on suits but sometimes the need arises that I have to look my best so no other way to do that than wear a fine tailor made suit.
     


  14. mjjo

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    I try not to overspend on suits but sometimes the need arises that I have to look my best so no other way to do that than wear a fine tailor made suit.
     


  15. cbbuff

    cbbuff Senior member

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    Most of my suits were under $1000, including a couple of Oxxfords, RLPL, Zegna. I recently ordered a MTM Samuelsohn that will be over $1K. Deals are out there if you know what fits, are flexible with color/pattern, and (most importantly) you are patient. This last time, since I knew specifically what I wanted, I spent a bit more to get that made MTM.
     


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