Gentlemen, when it comes to donning a walking suit, the fit is king. Unlike the structured formality of traditional suiting, a walking suit offers a more relaxed, yet equally refined vibe. Understanding the subtle differences in measurements between a conventional suit and a walking suit is essential to nail that perfect, effortless look.
Tools You'll Need
Before we embark on this sartorial journey, you'll need a few tools. A tailor's measuring tape is important - your trusty sidekick in the quest for the perfect fit. Keep a notepad or your smartphone handy to jot down your measurements. Remember, accuracy is the name of the game.
Measuring for a walking suit's shirt differs slightly from your standard dress shirt. These shirts often come in sizes ranging from M to 6XL, similar to a regular t-shirt. To find your perfect fit, measure your chest at the widest part, usually just under the arms. This chest measurement will guide you to the size that offers comfort without sacrificing style.
The pants of a walking suit should complement the relaxed elegance of the shirt. To measure your waist for the pants, wrap the measuring tape around your natural waistline– usually just above the hipbones for most gents. Ensure it’s snug but not constricting. Unlike suit pants, which often require precise tailoring, walking suit pants embrace a more forgiving and comfortable fit.
A common scenario is finding your shirt size larger than your pant size. In this case, prioritize the shirt size when buying your walking suit. You can always have the pants tailored down for a custom fit. Remember, the key to a great walking suit is in how effortlessly it drapes your form.
Now that you're equipped with the know-how, why not put it into practice? Explore the Suits and More walking suits collection and find the ensemble that resonates with your style. Whether it's for a casual day out or a semi-formal event, a well-fitted walking suit is a versatile addition to any gentleman's wardrobe.