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Find The Best Suit Fit For You



Every gentleman should own a suit. A well fitting suit provides one an undeniable sense of professionalism and maturity. A common mistake in suit shopping is rushing through the process and neglecting to explore which colors, patterns and styles work best for you. A tailor can alter a suit after purchase. However, you want to start with the best fit possible. At Jos. A. Bank, “We Fit Everyone”. Our designers have developed three different fits to help you find the perfect suit.

Traditional Fit

If you are looking for a fantastic suit with plenty of room for movement and growth our Traditional Fit suits are right for you. Available in our Executive, Signature, Signature Gold and Joseph collections; these suits are for men who desire a more traditional appearance with a classic style.

Tailored Fit

For those searching for a modern style, our Tailored Fit suits offer a sleeker cut in the body, sleeves and pants. Jos. A. Bank water, stain and wrinkle-resistant Traveler Tailored Fit suits are ideal for business travelers or men on-the-go. The self-adjusting waistband creates a professional look without sacrificing comfort.

We also offer Tailored Fit dress shirts to compliment our trimmer cut suits. You can combine these shirts with our Tailored Fit sportcoats and pants for a complete casual look.

Slim Fit

A suit's silhouette is the outline the garment presents when worn by an individual. Our new Slim Fit selections create the most form fitting silhouette of the three options. These suits feature slimmer lapels, a higher 2-Button styling and higher armholes to maximize freedom of movement. The trousers have a shorter rise and our narrowest cut in the legs. Our new selection of Slim Fit dress shirts and slightly narrower Heritage ties completes the look.

Big or Tall

We fit everyone including men who may be larger or taller than average. All of our suit styles are available on our Big and Tall site.

Suit Trousers

Jos. A. Bank suits come with a predetermined trouser size. A “drop” of a suit is the difference between the size of the jacket and the size of the trousers. Jos. A. Bank suits feature a 6 inch drop for sizes 38 to 43. Therefore, a size 40 suit comes with size 34 trousers. Suit sizes 44 to 48 have a 5 inch drop whereas; sizes 50 to 52 have a 4 inch drop.

Some suit trousers may require alterations for a custom fit. We recommend an alteration limit of 1 ½ inches for the waist. This limit preserves the trousers' appearance after purchase. Please review our Suit Separate collection if you require a specific trouser size.

Taking a moment to consider how a suit should compliment your particular build results in the best purchase possible. We hope this article helps you to decide which Jos. A. Bank fit is best for you.

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