All posts must be requesting or giving advice 3. Here's a sharp suit from Asos. You might be fine considering it's for a one off event, but generally speaking I'd say for suits he should probably try one on before purchase to avoid any frustration if something isn't right. I'll check out online.
A Bank has seemed to fit him right off the rack anyway not too mention they are all much more conservative styles than we are looking for , and the ASOS suits are not much more expensive than a rental, so it's tempting.
Fiance is not on reddit, but I'll keep him appraised of responses so he can make a decision. Bonus if we can go in person to try them on, which is a major drawback of the ASOS ones. I've bought things from their women's lines that have been passable certainly enough for a single event, though perhaps they wouldn't hold up to repeated washing. Is their men's line noticeably worse? Have you had major quality issues in the past?
I bought some ASOS branded stuff in the past and the overall quality of the material was poor, and the fit wasn't what I wanted. Sleeves came up too short for the size. You might be fine considering it's for a one off event, but generally speaking I'd say for suits he should probably try one on before purchase to avoid any frustration if something isn't right. It looks like they've got free returns, so if we can't find him someplace he could try things on in person maybe we'll take a chance, but alternative suggestions are appreciated.
Most of the places we've been to so far are full of very conservative charcoal and black suits, with maybe the occasional navy.
Where does one buy suits that are more trendy or whimsical, rather than very conservative, capitol hill style suits? It may be out of budget, but Nordstrom has some really cool suits that will last a long time with proper care. Maybe it's just our local Nordstrom, but we went in person and everything was very conservative. I'll check out online. Their construction is much better than ASOS, plus as long as you take your measurements correctly, the fit will be better too.
It's best, however, that you give yourself enough time to make any further alterations or corrections you may require. Indochino doesn't seem to have tweed, but they do have a range of fabrics like wool flannel, houndstooth, prince of wales check etc. They also have showrooms in a few US and Canadian cities where you can see the fabrics and get measured for a suit. I think for casual use, especially for extremely skinny guys like me, ASOS is one of the few retailers that make jeans, t shirts, etc.
The suits are pretty poor quality, but for casual occasional wear they are fine, and they look really cool since they come in so many colors and styles. That being said, for a wedding, something with a bit more quality would probably be more appropriate. Since he has trouble fitting into OTR suits I do too , if you are willing to pay more I would also recommend indochino, I have three suits from them and they fit very well with no more alterations necessary than a hem and taper for the pants.
Just realized this post was 5 months ago My comments still apply to anybody reading this though. Indochino has a special service for weddings which is worth checking out. You first have to likely understand that you cannot afford a quality suit. That is the minimum cost of entry to quality in suiting. Here is the line of logic in suiting:. The suit you linked to appears to be an Item 2 suit. Keep your chin up.
We are totally aware of the need for tailoring, and the only reason we even considered the Asos suit is because it says it's wool. Doing that is against U.
The color is navy blue, darker than it shows on pictures. I wore the jacket about three times, it fits like a 38R. The pants have been worn once, because they were too tight for me so I never wore them again. Still in excellent condition. Guaranteed by Thu, Oct Beautiful navy plaid single button double breasted blazer, center vent. Length from bottom of collar 29". Asos charcoal grey dress pants size W28 x L Premium fabric in a slim fit with gray drape.
Very sharp piece for an event or work. Those are disclosed, as well as depicted in detail. You may also need to have it altered at your own expense to ensure comfortable fit. Length Top of Collar to Hem. Extra fabric in the sleeve to let out. This suit was purchased less than a year ago and only worn once to a wedding, it has been sitting in my closet ever since.
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It is in perfect shape and the pockets are still sewn shut. Length base of collar to bottom hem: Sleeve top shoulder seam to cuff: Deep red exterior color with fun bow tie shape patterned lining.
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