You’ve just landed your dream first job right out of college; the pay may not be great, but it’s the first step to the head of the boardroom. On your journey up the corporate ladder it’s always important to look professional, but you don’t want to look like you ransacked your father’s suit closet. In this edition of Suit Your Life, we have some great suit options that are both stylish and just the right price for the guy starting out or any businessman looking to save without sacrificing quality. —Gardy V. Guerrier
SYL TIP: When building a work wardrobe it’s best to start with three to five well constructed suits in basic colors (black, dark blue, grey, and a subtle pinstripe) that can be interchanged with various shirt and tie combinations.
This shiny Trebek double-vented suit with slim peak lapel comes courtesy of Macy’s INC line in black on black pinstripe for $150.
SUIT YOUR LIFE EXTRA: OWN A TUXEDO
You have your basic work wardrobe, but having a quality tuxedo on hand puts you a step ahead of the pack for those last minute formal events the boss will start inviting you to. Keep it simple to start, with a classic two-button, satin notch lapel tuxedo like this J. Crew Ludlow two-button, cotton twill, double-vented tux for $516.