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The suit - balancing modern style with classic quality?

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While I did a quick introduction in the appropriate thread, I wanted to say thank you again for all of the fabulous advice that everyone has contributed to the forums here.

At the moment I have run up against the following conundrum and would appreciate some sage advice! I have (or have had) a few conservative, classic suits that I came to appreciate after spending some time browsing the forums. However, business colleagues and friends alike all feel that I look 'better' in a 'name' suit and have recommended that I stick to that for business and leave the more timeless look for later in life.

Could I have chosen some odd fit or color combinations for my preferred suits, or are some 'looks' just better suited to one stage in life than another?
 

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