London Fashion Week Men's: the anatomy of a suit

Jack Guinness on the catwalk Oliver Spencer at the show Credit: Rex

It’s a quandary for many men; what to look for in a pitch-perfect suit? Stephen Doig talks to the key players at London Fashion Week Men’s experts in the know. 

Just as any maestro di cucina will debate the minutiae ingredients of a good puttanesca, so too can your style-literate man meditate on the various merits of single vs double-breasted, pinstripe vs plain, peak lapel vs notch; the fine details of what goes into creating a really great suit. 

As Men’s Style Editor of this parish, it’s the quandaries around suiting and what makes the cut (quite literally) that draws the greatest response from readers; queries over the height of armholes, the seat of a jacket, two-button or three and whether to opt for something more daring, or err on the side of familiar in classic navy.

A look from the E.Tauz show

And who knows better than the stylish fellows at this month’s London Fashion Week Men’s Collections, the bi- annual...

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