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Suitsupply visit

Discussion in 'Menswear Advice' started by toplel, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. toplel

    toplel Senior member

    Feb 27, 2015
    I'm going to visit suitsupply and hoping for some advice.

    I'd like something that is durable & long lasting, so no supper narrow lapels or anything. Thinking of navy, and I'm 50 if that makes a difference.

    Is there a particular line I should ask them for - I don't trust salesmen whatsoever.
  2. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Aug 21, 2012
    And don't trust Suit Supply salesman in particular. They have a reputation of trying to squeeze customers into something a size too small. I suggest trying on a few things, asking the salesperson (or your significant other or friend) take pictures. Sit on it for a day or two and then return to make your purchase.

    Are you looking for a jacket or a suit? If a suit, probably La Spalla. If it's a jacket, probably Jort or Hudson. If you are looking for a casual suit, Jort works well too.

    Suit Supply also tends to be very slim cut. Don't know if that's an issue for you.
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2016
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  3. toplel

    toplel Senior member

    Feb 27, 2015
    TY Looking for suits. I lift weights and don't fit slim.

    EDIT: I stopped in quickly after work today and was really disappointed.

    The salesman complimented me on how great I looked in a Napoli cut when there was an obvious huge "divots" under the shoulder. I looked at him like he was a fucking alien and then he blamed me for being an odd fit. Funny thing was another Napoli cut in a color I didn't like fit perfectly.

    I was so disgusted I left.

    I'm not writing them off for good - yet - I just want to know more headed in next time and work with a non-idiot.

    So for learning more - there seem to be different fabric types within the wool realm, from a fine "shiny" finish to a more coarse weave. Is the coarse weave longer lasting & less prone to wrinkles?

    Basically I want a couple suits that won't go out of style, last forever & don't get wrinkled. And preferably around $500. So...magic suits :satisfied:

    So - please - let me know the closest thing to that that I can get from suitsupply. Or somewhere else in Toronto if you're familiar with this town.
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2016

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