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While the perfect suit might sound elusive, it’s in the reach of every man and his tailor. It
Anyone who knows tailoring will look at a suit jacket’s shoulders first. It’s important to get this part of your suit right, as it’s nearly impossible to fix after the fact. Your jacket shoulder should lay flat, perfectly in line with the natural flow of your shoulder. How do you know it’s flat? There should be no divots, creases
Your jacket should hug your body lightly without making you feel uncomfortable. This means you can stand up straight with
Your collar should rest on your shirt collar. They should be no noticeable gap between the two, nor should they be inseparable. A good fit doesn’t look
Armholes that sit high are the more flattering and tailored look, but they shouldn’t dig into your armpits. You should be able to move your arms freely without feeling like your entire jacket is moving with them. If that’s the case, your tailor will need to increase their size.
The waist of your trousers should be your exact size, meaning it should stay fast without a belt. Suit trousers sit higher than casual trousers like chinos or jeans. Just as your jacket does, the seat of your trousers should lightly hug your behind without squeezing it or being baggy. Finally, opt for a slight break in the trouser leg—a fold at the approximate height of the ankle. Though a full break is
We hope your next appointment with your tailor is informative, armed with an understanding of fit basics. Master these with a skilled made-to-measure tailor and leave no room for error.