Factors to Consider When Buying a Suit

Putting on a suit for the first time can be both fun and overwhelming. What matters is the suit fitting you? Is the color blending well? Before buying the suit, you should be able to ask yourself a lot of question for you to understand its purpose, event and the how many times will you be putting it on.


Colour is an essential factor that must not be assumed. At least when buying a suit for the first or second time purchase a mid-grey, navy blue or charcoal. This is because these colors can be worn year in year out in most events and also in different working environments.

A black suit should not be the first one for you to purchase unless you are attending a funeral, bridal party. Black suits are too formal. The color that you pick should also fit your complexion. Don’t just buy any outfit but buy one that provides you well and the color should also be the best.


Quality is a very critical factor that you need to pay attention to. Don’t be carried away with the brand name since it will distract you from considering the quality. Having a suit with good quality also determines its longevity. Be very careful the brand may be the same as the one you are used to, but the quality may be very different.


Tailoring is an essential factor to consider before buying a suit. You may incur extra charges for suit tailoring but don’t give up because of the increased expenses. It is better for you to have paid extra than

to have a suit that is not presentable. It doesn’t matter how expensive or cheap the suit is because if it was not well mended, it would still look like crap.


Plan for your budget since it is critical and ensure you are as generous as possible with it. The budget will also determine the longevity and quality of the suit that you will buy. Ensure your budget will meet your expectations. Keeping in mind cheap is expensive and also not every expensive suit is of good quality, therefore, be very careful.


Shun off from fast fashion or trendy suits, they are not long-lasting, and over time they will be out of fashion. Instead look for suits that are of a classic style, for instance, a coat that has one button, a trouser without pleats and with a notch lapels. get a suit that fits your body. One that is proportionate to your body size and comfortable.

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