Style / Buyers Guides

10 Killer Suits for Men (Summer 2012 Edition)

A suit maketh the man. A suit purchased on the internet and it fitteth, make the legend. I’m a soul willing to throw caution into the wind and try my hand at buying a suit online. So much so, I have hunted out the best looking suits from a number of premium online retailers.Don’t forget to check out the 2013 best suits for men edition.



Killer Suit #1 – 
J. Crew Ludlow Suit
Not 3 buttons…WTF?! When did these start looking so good? The J. Crew Ludlow Suit does the impossible by making the 3 button suit look anything but dated and uncool, and creating a bespoke look (intricate pickstitching along the lapels and interior, luxurious Bemberg lining) at an affordable price.  (Price: $425.00 BUY)


Killer Suit #2 – Tiger Of Sweden Dark Blue Edvin Suit
Another great addition to the slim-cut suit craze, the Dark Blue Edvin Suit by Tiger Of Sweden is made from deep navy wool with a viscose lining. The tapered trousers have slash pockets at the hips and bound pockets at rear, and the jacket is a single-breasted blazer with a notched lapel, padded shoulders, and two button closure.  (Price: $795.00 BUY)


Killer Suit #3 – Gucci Marseille Slim-Fit Wool Suit
Sometimes you need to take a break from black. The Marseille Slim-Fit Wool Suit fits the bill perfectly when it’s time to take that break – it’s a beautiful Prince of Wales check half-canvassed suit that mixes the long heritage of the pattern with the more modern style of its slim fit.  (Price: £1,670.00 BUY)


Killer Suit #4 – Gucci Brera Micro-Stripe Suit
Gucci knocks it out of the park again with the Brera Micro-Stripe Suit. The navy wool with notch lapels, single vent, chest pockets, flapped front pockets, and slim-leg trousers will have you looking sharp anywhere you wear it.  (Price: from $1,300.00 BUY)


Killer Suit #5 – Gucci Chocolate-Brown Micro-Cord Suit
Gucci goes for 70’s sophistication with this chocolate brown suit. A more luxurious alternative to wool, the micro-cord suit has a single-breasted double-button jacket and straight-leg trousers with a button and zip fastening.  (Price: $1,280.00 BUY)


Killer Suit #6 – Dolce & Gabbana Wool Blend Suit
Dolce & Gabbana is one of the biggest, most influential fashion houses in the world, and expertly-crafted pieces like this one are the reason why.  Their signature Italian style is on display in all its glory in this dark, two-button wool blend suit.  (Price: $1028.00 BUY)


Killer Suit #7 – Paul Smith Tailored Wool Suit Jacket
Paul Smith has been a personal favorite for a long time, thanks to the incredibly sharp silhouettes of the designer’s suits. This single-breasted navy suit jacket is classic in color and design (notch lapels, double rear vents, three front pockets), but modern in cut for a look that’s subtly stylish.  (Price: £540.00 BUY)


Killer Suit #8 – Ralph Lauren Black Label Anthony Wool Gabardine Suit
The Ralph Lauren Black Label Anthony Wool Gabardine Suit takes slim tailoring to a whole new level. The low-rise trousers, the body width, the sleeves…everything is narrow for a modern fit with hand-finished details that’s impeccably tailored in Italy.  (Price: £1,285.00 BUY)



Killer Suit #9 – 
Dsquared2 Navy Woven Suit
Dsquared2′s Navy Woven Suit is a just-glam-enough take on a classic piece of clothing. The color is eye-catching – a vibrant blue on the outside with pink lining on the inside – while the slim fit of the trousers and narrow lapels give it an updated and modern feel.  (Price: $1395.00 BUY)


Killer Suit #10 – Z Zegna Suit
For Spring/Summer 2012, the Z Zegna look is all about self-assured style and an easily-wearable palate of white, navy, and steel grey. This constructed suit is made from 84% Wool and 16% Mohair, with 2 buttons, flap pockets, a double vent, and handmade effect stitching.  (Price: $1,495.00  BUY)

6 Mar, 2012

Luc Wiesman

Founder and Managing Editor