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Suit design advice

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by paperfire, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. paperfire

    paperfire Member

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    Hey all, I am preparing my office wardrobe and decided I will need 5 suits. I am plannings as follows:

    -Dark navy suit (with subtle texture stripe) - I already have this suit
    -Lighter navy suit
    -Medium gray suit
    -Charcoal suit
    -Fifth suit?

    For the fifth suit, I am considering a pinstripe, but don't know if it should be navy or grey. What would recommend I get for this fifth suit?
     


  2. msulinski

    msulinski Senior member

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    Double breasted navy flannel chalk stripe with peak lapels. If you want to go more conservative, mid gray flannel. You could also opt for a summer suit. Once you hit 5, I would start going seasonal.
     


  3. MDeKelver

    MDeKelver Senior member

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    A dark navy with no stripe, no texture. Totally grail. If you are not up on Navy, then go with a seasonal mid-grey chalkstripe.
     


  4. David Reeves

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    Light weight light grey suit? I am really liking navy pinstripes these days though.
     


  5. cptjeff

    cptjeff Senior member

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    I actually tend to dislike most of the navy pinstripe suits I see, but I like most of the charcoal pinstripe suits I see. Don't really know why, but I definitely would recommend a charcoal pinstripe first. You also might go for a subtle check of some variety.
     


  6. Veremund

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    Don't buy five suits at once.
     


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