One can never stress the importance of fit enough. ravistailor’s post describes the proper fit of dress shirts, suit jackets and trousers and suggests custom-made clothing may be your best bet.
In suiting, a proper fit is the number one priority. What’s second? Color. Here’s an article that may help you decide which color is right for your next (or first!) suit.
This post, by putthison reader Matt Grossi, is an absolute joy to read. My favorite excerpt:
“Whatever holds a man back from dressing well…will disappear once he realizes how much better he looks, and consequently feels, in clothes that fit and suit him.”
Matt, it’s my goal to help men come to the same realization.
Word to your mother.
(especially 1, 14, 15, 29, 65, 68. 88 and 98)
NYCers#14,13,10 and 6 all bombed due to their outfit’s poor fit. This “Put This On” video explains the importance of fit and how to dress according to body type. It’s pretty much everything I’ve been saying, but better. Check it out.