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Old 04-10-2014, 11:30 AM   #21
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Keep the good info coming. I am anticipating buying a suit. My only suit is about 20 years old and fits terrible. I used to be chubby but have recently trimmed down my waist and gotten bigger in the shoulders due to my workouts. It seems to me that some few guys look great in a suit and most of us don't. What should I be looking for so that I do not look like an unmade bed in a suit.
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Old 04-10-2014, 11:38 AM   #22
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It's been my experience that people look at a few things: your hair (not much you can do), your smile/teeth, your shoulders, and your behind.

You're getting it done with your workouts!
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Buy a nice tie as well. More people will comment on that than the suit.
True enough, but the dark suit closes the deal.

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Keep the good info coming. I am anticipating buying a suit. My only suit is about 20 years old and fits terrible. I used to be chubby but have recently trimmed down my waist and gotten bigger in the shoulders due to my workouts. It seems to me that some few guys look great in a suit and most of us don't. What should I be looking for so that I do not look like an unmade bed in a suit.
Anything off the rack probably won't fit you perfectly. Make sure you have a tailor you can trust to make a few tweeks so that the suit fits nicely.
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You knew I'd pull something like this.

That suit! Those shoes! That hat! That stick!

What was this guy on?

http://youtu.be/MDgH_Z8438w
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Find a guy who looks good in a suit and ask him where he gets his suits? And where he gets them tailored?

The thing about suits and tailoring, they are great equalizers of the male build. Excess weight can be disguised. Much can be made of an underweight physique. A Great physique can really stand out in a suit.

This doesn't, unfortunately, seem to be as true of women's suits. C'est la vie.

(Does my interest in this thread reveal too much of my interest in...the male physique? )

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Keep the good info coming. I am anticipating buying a suit. My only suit is about 20 years old and fits terrible. I used to be chubby but have recently trimmed down my waist and gotten bigger in the shoulders due to my workouts. It seems to me that some few guys look great in a suit and most of us don't. What should I be looking for so that I do not look like an unmade bed in a suit.
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Macy's is advertising a suit sale on TV right now.
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