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20 Ways To Upgrade Your Boring Work Suit

If a well-tied tie is the first serious step in life, then well-fitting tailoring is the next. This year in menswear, the mod and teddy boy looks are making a comeback and check is pretty much everywhere.

Essentially, if you’re wearing ankle grazers, you’re a style blazer. Here are some of the best suits to buy this season.

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    1. Zara Flecked Suit

    Teamed with a crew cut jumper, you’ll epitomize smart casual without having to wear tweed.

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    2. Ted Baker REGBEAJ checked wool suit

    Grey was the colour of the season at the A/W 2015 shows, and this wool number will take you all the way through winter. Pair with brogue boots and you’ve nailed ‘suited and booted'.

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    3. Tom Ford 60s inspirED A/W 2015 COLLECTION

    Your dad wouldn’t be seen dead in it, but you’ll slay the formalwear competition at your next PowerPoint Presentation.

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    4. Gieves & Hawkes A/W 2015 COLLECTION

    The Savile Row tailors have fully embraces 50 shades of grey. The only contrasts you need are subtle.

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    5. Alexander McQueen Jacquard Jacket and Kickback trousers

    A bold floral pattern and six buttons, it’s a combo Alex Turner would wet himself over.

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    6. Burton Check Skinny fit suit

    Don a wool or knitted tie to bring this up to the times, and less Douglas Reynholm from The IT Crowd.

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    7. Paul Smith Petrol Blue Wool and Mohair Blend soho suit

    Shake up a classic cut with petrol blue instead of navy.

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    8. Gant Rugger midnight blue corduroy blazer

    Comfortable yet classy, add a pop of colour with a pocket square.

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    9. Topman brown check skinny fit suit

    On trend? Check.

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    10. Asos Homme Tartan Suit

    If Robbie Burns were a trendsetter today, this would have been his choice of suit.

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    11. Tiger of Sweden Jil Suit

    Dark green pinstripes and a slim lapels make for an understated statement piece. Don’t fear the white socks, embrace them as long as they’re brighter than Simon Cowell's smile.  

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    12. REISS herbie suit

    Nod to the check trend with this subtle pattern and slim ankle grazers. 

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    13. Topman bomber and jogger co-ord

    Who said a suit must only consist of a blazer and trousers? Sure, this is taking the sport luxe trend to another level, but at least you’ll look good doing it. 

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    14. River island navy check skinny fit blazer

    Coordinate with navy rolled up cords to smarten up you casual style.

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    15. Asos skinny suit in green

    Don’t bottle it, go for a bold colour.

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    16. TOM FORD 80S INSPIRED A/W 2015 COLLECTION

    Bring back the 80s and ditch the shirts, opt for a polo neck and matching scarf instead. And obligatory sunglasses.

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    17. Burberry Prorsum single breasted linen blazer

    Linen needn’t be something you associate with try-hard beach weddings, a woven linen blazer with wool trousers can take you through the seasons.

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    18. H&M linen blend jacket

    Teamed with a printed shirt and slim fit chinos, you’ll be able to transition this look from office to evening easily.

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    19. Boglioli Prince of Wales K-Jacket

    Sometimes all you need is an angled breast pocket.

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    20. SuitSupply Havana Blue Plain

    In case you hadn’t gathered already, checks are in. No need to go the full hog with an entire suit of the stuff, a waistcoat can act as an accent. 

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