Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

7 rookie mistakes to avoid when buying a suit

Shopping for a new suit isn't easy. 

It can take years of practice before you reach the intoxicating highs of mid-air freeze frame jumps a la Ron Burgundy and his trusty Channel 4 News Team, safe in the knowledge you've got an eye-catching style and solid fit to boot.

So, to ensure you don't make any rookie errors this wedding and party season, we spoke to Reiss' personal made-to-measure tailor Rachel Booth about the biggest sartorial mistakes you're likely to make when shopping for a new suit.

Related

air-huarache-premium-tropical.jpg

The 50 best trainers for Summer 2016

getty rachel murray3.jpeg

15 men who dressed brilliantly at Coachella

1.png

10 style items to keep you dry this spring

Comments

More

Check out Stance's new line of lairy Fresh Prince socks

Sock it to 'em

by Gary Ogden
28 Apr 2017

The 13 best overshirts to wear this spring

For when it's too warm for a jacket and not warm enough for a t-shirt

by Sam Diss
28 Apr 2017

The Nike Air Force 1 finally gets the Flyknit treatment

Ready for the summer

by Sam Diss
28 Apr 2017

10 slides to keep your feet cool this summer

It's toe-time

by Gary Ogden
27 Apr 2017

Want some jeans with built-in mud splatters? That’ll be £350

Sorry, how much was that again?

by Tom Victor
27 Apr 2017

Ten great pairs of socks for you to wear this summer

Nobody likes ankles, anyway

by Gary Ogden
25 Apr 2017

New Balance serves you pastel mesh realness with 247 "Breathe" pack

Killing it

by Sam Diss
25 Apr 2017

What Action Man and G.I. Joe taught me about style

"Each doll had multiple dope mission-specific outfits and their uniforms and gear were like extensions of their personalities..."

24 Apr 2017

Supreme and Nike collab on some more classic basketball trainers

Just like your mum, they're chunky but beautiful

by Sam Diss
24 Apr 2017

adidas’s Busenitz Pro is designed to look even better as you ruin them

Thank god

by Sam Diss
24 Apr 2017