Affordable Suits For Spring 2015
If there’s one thing a man is guaranteed to have in his wardrobe, it’s a suit. Whether it’s for everyday business use or something you only dust off for occasions, this bastion of menswear has has held its own for centuries.
From simple lounge suits to more formal tuxedo styles, there’s a world of choice out there, spanning accessible options from high street retailers to aspirational choices from high-end designers. However, for our latest countdown, we’re bringing you the best suits on a budget for the coming season.
So, if you’re looking to bulk up your tailoring selection without splashing the cash, get stuck into our suggestions below.
1. Suitsupply Lazio Light Grey Plain Suit
We’re big fans of Amsterdam label Suitsupply, not only because of its dedication to high quality at low prices, but its vast selection of fabric options and colourways.
The Lazio suit in light grey is the perfect soft shade to see you through to summer, while also being smart enough to wear to the office.
Available at Suitsupply, priced £299.
2. Mango Man Slim-Fit Triana Suit
This petrol blue mid-weight wool option by Mango Man perfectly straddles the line between formal and informal – wear it to that spring wedding you have coming up with a sharp white shirt and knitted tie, or dress it down with a plain T-shirt and loafers for dress-down Friday in the office.
A timeless investment that will not let you down.
Available at Mango, priced £278.98.
3. Topman Burgundy Textured Skinny Fit Tuxedo Suit
If it’s a suit with a bit of personality you’re after, feast your eyes on this burgundy number by Topman.
The slim-fit silhouette brings a contemporary twist to the classic tuxedo style, while the rich shade and subtle texture are guaranteed to make you stand out from a sea of monochrome.
Available at Topman, priced £160.
4. T.M.Lewin Super Black Two-Button Slim-Fit Suit
You can’t go wrong with a black two-button, notch lapel suit; it’s a must-own wardrobe staple that will prove its worth at any formal occasion.
This slim-cut version by T.M.Lewin is a modern take on a classic. Crafted from a merino wool and mohair blend, it’s a simple, high quality style that will serve you well for many years to come.
Available at T.M.Lewin, priced £199.
5. Next Green Cotton Skinny-Fit Suit
Soft pastel suits are big news for SS15 and this green iteration by Next ticks all the right boxes.
Combining a striking shade with vintage-feel detailing, it’s ideal for the gent with a flair for fashion. Plus, if you fancy dipping into the shorts suit trend, you can always grab a pair of the coordinating shorts to go with it.
Available at Next, priced £110.
6. Moss London Slim-Fit Grey Check Suit
Simple, sharp and sophisticated, this charcoal check suit by Moss is a solid all-rounder with enough character to help you stand out from the rest of the rat race.
Fusing a classic print with a modern silhouette, it’s both masculine and timeless.
Available at Moss, priced £159.
7. Reiss Shannon B Navy Slim-Fit Suit
Looking for something slightly more interesting than a standard black suit, but equally versatile? A deep navy option is ideal.
Whether worn as a whole or split into separates, this lightweight cotton design by Reiss will see you through any occasion this season – try the jacket with a pair of white chinos for smart-casual daytime events, or dress the trousers down with a plain T-shirt and white leather trousers for brunch at the weekend.
Available at Reiss, priced £290.
8. M&S Autograph Blue Slim-Fit Suit
Comfort is key to this two-piece by Marks and Spencer, crafted from 100 percent wool for a soft finish and improved breathability.
The steel blue shade is also easy on the eye, with the slight texture and sharp cut exuding a high-end finish at an entry level price point.
Available at Marks & Spencer, priced £199.
9. ASOS Slim-Fit Suit In Poplin
ASOS’ vast selection of low cost men’s suits remains unrivalled, spanning everything from evening tuxedos to unstructured styles.
With the warmer months just around the corner, we’ve got our eyes on this soft blue version in a lightweight poplin fabric. Just add sunglasses, trainers and a plain tee for a stylish smart-casual look.
Available at ASOS, priced £85.
10. Charles Tyrwhitt Apsley Sharkskin Classic-Fit Suit
Founded in 1986, Jermyn Street-based tailors Charles Tyrwhitt continue to turn out impeccable, high quality suits at reasonable price points.
You’ll find yourself in good company with its Apsley suit, a slick everyday option that is sure to work with all of your existing dress shirts.
If you want to take the formality up a notch, there’s always the option to add the coordinating waistcoat.
Available at Charles Tyrwhitt, priced £199.