15 Rules For Wearing Suits All Men Need To Know

1128Is there anything better to look at than a man in a really nice suit? I think not.
A really well-fitted and carefully thought-out suit can make any guy instantly look hotter. It’s science.
If you’re new to the suit wearing game, or if you’re a seasoned suit-wearing veteran but want to make sure you’re doing things right, then you need to take a look at this list, because there are suit sins that are possible to commit without even knowing it.

So, take a look and make sure that you’re rocking that suit as hard as you can, because all women know the truth of this statement:


  1. 44
    Never Wear a Loose Waistcoat – A three piece suit can be very dreary unless the waistcoat is well fitted and tapered close to the body.
  2. Tips of Suit Wearing
    Always unfasten the buttons on your suit when you sit down. Always. NO exceptions
  3. suit rules
    When wearing a light-colored suit, a dark pocket square can provide a visual anchor. DO NOT WEAR A LIGHT COLORED TIE WITH A LIGHT COLORED SUIT. IT’S A NO NO
  4. SPORTS WATCH
    Never pair a sports watch with a suit. Ever. Get yourself a proper watch
  5. STITCHING RULES
    Remember to ALWAYS remove the stitching on the vents before wearing a new suit
  6. If you’re going tie-less, make sure that your collar is on the smaller side
    If you’re going tie-less, make sure that your collar is on the smaller side
  7. For a proper-fitting jacket, you should be able to fit a fist between your buttoned-up jacket and your chest. BAGGY SUITS ARE SO LAST YEAR
    For a proper-fitting jacket, you should be able to fit a fist between your buttoned-up jacket and your chest. BAGGY SUITS ARE SO LAST YEAR
  8. A patterned over coat is a great compliment to a neutral suit
    A patterned over coat is a great compliment to a neutral suit
  9. Your tie bar should never be wider than your tie. If you wear a slim tie, get an appropriate clip or don't use any.
    Your tie bar should never be wider than your tie. If you wear a slim tie, get an appropriate clip or don’t use any. Jay Z shows you how to do it. Dapper!
  10. Don’t be afraid of polka dots. They bring out the suit. They can bring energy to a suit. Just make sure that they are not too big that you look like a clown, and not too small that they cannot be seen.
    Don’t be afraid of polka dots. They bring out the suit. They can bring energy to a suit. Just make sure that they are not too big that you look like a clown, and not too small that they cannot be seen.
  11. The bottom button of a double-breasted jacket should never be fastened
    The bottom button of a double-breasted jacket should never be fastened (as seen in Just Melbourne).
  12. Do NOT over-accessorize. A pocket-square, a tie bar, and a lapel pin is too much at once. Use one
    Do NOT over-accessorize. A pocket-square, a tie bar, and a lapel pin is too much at once. Use one not Both!
  13. A bold tie should be paired with a subtle shirt
    A bold tie should be paired with a subtle shirt
  14. The fabric of your suit should depend on how often you’ll be wearing it. You’ll want to go with more durable fabrics for daily wear.
    The fabric of your suit should depend on how often you’ll be wearing it. You’ll want to go with more durable fabrics for daily wear.
  15.  Pick-stitching (or visible stitching around the lapel) can add a decorative flourish, if they’re subtle. Contrast stitching is just a no.
    Pick-stitching (or visible stitching around the lapel) can add a decorative flourish, if they’re subtle. Contrast stitching is just a no.

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