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Looking for a suit similar to JCrew Ludlow fit...

ShaOwned

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I have this suit and I love it...the ludlow style fits spot on.

(except for the fabric...not a fan of the wrinkles, bu oh well)

http://www.jcrew.com/mens_category/s...6899/16899.jsp

Anyways, looking for another slim fitting suit similar to this style. I've looked around at "slim fit" suits but none really seem to be on par with JCrew...and unfortunately I don't have a JCrew store near and they are out of stock on most items.

Any suggestions welcome...Thanks
 

saiyar1

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Maybe Theory? I'm sure you'd like many high end designer stuff but you didn't mention price point. If this is so great for you why not buy J crew online???
 

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From trying on a # of random suits for cuts similar to Ludlow:

Economy priced: John Varvatos Star USA, Theory, Hugo Red Label
Moderate priced: Hickey Style, Z Zegna, Brooks Brothers Fitzgerald/Milano
Pricier: RLBL

I'm sure there are many other brands, but these are the ones I have owned personally.
 

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If you live somewhere that allows it, take a Saturday afternoon and try on a lot of suits, including as many brands listed here as you can. You'll find that you can get 90% there with exactly the right cut, but the rest — what really sets you apart — can't be bought off the rack. For that, you need exactly the right cut and a good tailor.

(As for J. Crew, see if you can order that suit to try on and ship back if it doesn't work out. Unfortunately, they're infamous for clipping their clothes onto their models, when the genuine articles are cut noticeably fuller. And yeah, the fabric's not the best.)
 

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