Stand Out
in a Suit

Stand Out
in a Suit

The fall suits you can wear with everything you already own

Todd Snyder Italian Stretch Cord Suit

Italian stretch cord suit, $698 by Todd Snyder

Men aren't dressing up the way they used to. That's certainly not news. Suits haven't been standard staples of a man's wardrobe for a while now and that's why so many cool guys are wearing them again. You could say the suit's been revived for a new generation of style-conscious men who want their suits to be as much of a statement as their sneakers.

Designer Tom Ford recently spoke to GQ about the phenomenon and pegged it to the cyclical nature of fashion. "Kids who grew up in an era when there were no suits all of a sudden want to look glamorous and cool and sleek," he said. "And then that causes a resurgence of tailoring." It makes sense. No man can subside on jeans and hoodies alone, right? Plus, and he's definitely right about this: "It's a kind of armor ... it gives you a shape, and it's still, for me, the most flattering thing a man can wear."

The coolest suits right now are easy to throw on because they can be worn with everything you already own. Suede boots, loafers or sneakers? All acceptable. And because they come in fresh colors, textures and patterns, it's easy to break these suits up and get more wear out of both pieces separately.

Wear them with a sweater, turtleneck or hoodie instead of a standard shirt and tie. Or try an untucked camp collar shirt. The idea is that you're sporting a suit because you want to. Because it actually makes you feel good, not because you're taking things too seriously.


The Best Fall Suits of 2019

J.Crew English Glen Plaid Unstructured Jacket and Trousers

English glen plaid unstructured jacket,
$248 and trousers, $148 by J.Crew

Bonobos Jetsetter Stretch Wool Suit

Jetsetter stretch wool suit,
$600 by Bonobos

Suitsupply Italian Wool Havana Suit

Italian wool Havana suit,
$599 by Suitsupply

Boglioli Stretch Cotton Cord Jacket and Trousers

Stretch cotton cord jacket,
$1,025 and trousers, $450 by Boglioli

Brooks Brothers Red Fleece Stretch Cotton Twill Jacket and Trousers

Stretch cotton twill jacket, $198 and trousers,
$140 by Brooks Brothers Red Fleece

Todd Snyder Glen Plaid Wool Suit

Glen plaid wool suit,
$786 by Todd Snyder

Polo Ralph Lauren Tick-Weave Wool Suit

Tick-weave wool suit,
$1,495 by Polo Ralph Lauren

UO Double-Breasted Check Suit Jacket and Pleated Trousers

Double-breasted check suit jacket,
$149 and pleated trousers, $79 by UO

Smart Storage

Whitmor Garment Bag

Smart Storage

Your suit doesn't need to be kept zipped up in an air-tight plastic bag. But if you're worried about dust or moths, a fabric garment bag will keep your suit clean while letting it breathe, which is good for both cotton and wool fabrics.

$11.99 at Amazon

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