The pinstripe suit is often called the power suit, because of its association in film and television. Lawyers, CEOs and mafia figures wear pinstripes. However, today’s suiting trends call for a more casual style. As such, the power suit may no longer be a flex, but it remains a great look.
Planning for a suit that will be able to handle a snow day just as easily as a humid summer? Here are a few great wool fabrics designed to deal with everything from heavy rain to warm weather, with water and crease resistance and more qualities to offer.
Fabio Attanasio is a familiar name among menswear aficionados. The Napoli-born writer discovered his passion for tailoring during his university years and started contributing to men’s fashion magazines while starting his own blog in 2012. Since then, he’s become a regular fixture in Italy’s tailoring scene, sharing his knowledge of textiles and suiting styles with the general public.
Suiting has always been an essential part of a man’s wardrobe. A well-made suit can last a lifetime with proper care; it is a truly sustainable product. While the fashion industry moves through ever-changing trends, the suit remains perennial in style. And it all starts with the fabric.
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