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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.

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