In your opinion- tailored suits or regular ones.
The first step in tailoring a suit is trying on both the jacket and pants, ideally over one of the dress shirts that you wear to work (not a t-shirt or polo shirt) and while wearing a pair of your dress shoes.
When heading to a men’s store to purchase a suit, it’s important that you wear appropriate clothing to ensure that you end up with a perfect fit. Wear a dress shirt that you would normally wear to work and also wear a pair of dress shoes so that your pants can be tailored to the precise length that’s appropriate with the shoes you’ll be wearing to the office.
If you don’t know, ask the salesperson to measure your chest and try on jackets that match that measurement and also one size above and below to ensure that you’re starting with the right size.
The suit should fit perfectly. It should lay flat across your chest, should button comfortably without any indication of pull across your waist and should have no visible bulges or ripples in the fabric.
The pants should fit comfortably in the waist, the seat should drape without any pull or droop, and the cuff should fall exactly where you intended. If there are any imperfections, go to a tailor and get it adjusted.
So i say start with a regular suit and get it hemmed. I dont have a high budget but Asos, H&M and Topman work wonders for my frame so i always get the smallest possible size but if i go a size up, i just to a tailor after the fact. Dont worry about getting it sewn from scratch if you cant afford it. Get it decently priced then make it look professional.
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