Nothing hurts like buying full-frame suits you saw on a good-looking fella in an ad, just to be disappointed that it looks nothing like that on you. What went wrong?
The first thing to ask is: what’s your type? Body type, that is.
Body type is a major factor when selecting the right suit for you. The Modern Groom doesn’t want you to feel like the Wish version of a man you saw modeling the suit you bought. We’re all built differently and that’s what makes life so diverse and beautiful. Confidently rock the right suit with these top tips on how to choose the best suit for your body type.
Full Frame Suits for the Broad, Big, and Beautiful Men
If you’re someone with a broad frame and a bigger chest, finding the right proportions will be your friend. A suit off the rack or suit rental isn’t going to cut it. Parts of the suit will end up being too small or too big to accommodate the parts of your body that need a bit of extra room. In general, bulking up might be great for the gym, but put the bulk away when it comes to your suit. Reach for full-frame suits with a wider lapel and jackets that are longer for the most flattering fit.
If it feels overwhelming, don’t go at it alone. Get a free consultation from a professional wedding stylist at The Modern Groom. Take your measurements, discuss your body type, and they’ll handle the rest.
Tall and Skinny Suits for the Slim, Slender, and Strong Men
Don’t let the narrow frame and small waist fool you. We know you’re strong and mighty and want you to feel that way when it’s time to suit up. Find a structured blazer or suit jacket that adds bulk to your shoulders. A quality three-piece suit is also a perfect choice for slim, slender, and strong guys because the added layers under your suit jacket will add more dimension to your body.
Suits for Short, Sharp, and Sexy Studs
You may not be single anymore, but single-breasted suits are still the best suits for shorter men. To add the illusion of height, the vertical lines of a quality single-breasted suit from The Modern Groom can do that. Another great trick to add height is to shorten the jacket. This can accentuate your legs to make them look longer. Tailoring the pant hem will make suits for shorter men more flattering. Aside from your bride’s train on her dress, nothing should be dragging on the floor.
Be sure to get the ideal proportions for your dream suit, by watching some how-to videos to get your measurements right for your professionally-fitted suit.
More Insider Secrets to Finding the Perfect Suit | The Modern Groom
No matter what body type you are, at the end of the day it all comes down to a good fit. Just like finding a partner that’s a good fit is the key to a successful marriage, the right suit will only work as long as it fits properly. Unfortunately, that’s tough with off-the-rack suits and especially suit rentals. That’s why the only answer is The Modern Groom.
Start by joining one of our seasoned virtual stylists for a complimentary 1-on-1. They’ll review some important details of your wedding and help you pick the suit package that is right for you. If you’re a visual person who likes to see what they’re getting themselves into, try our virtual suit builder first. Our men’s suits come in timeless colors that are flattering on every body type.
Next, submit your measurements and then it’s just a waiting game. Groom suits ship within 3-5 business days following the receipt of measurements and payment and arrive right at your doorstep. It’s almost too easy. We’re happy to give you your time back to focus on other aspects of the big day. If you’re looking to suit up with your best guys, standard wedding party orders should be placed two months before the wedding day.
Don’t forget the final crucial step—booking a tailor. All pants come unhemmed to get you that perfect length and it’ll be good to have someone on hand to make any minor tweaks needed for a truly custom fit.