Suit yourself

From the staid sophistication of the dapper ad men from the 80s to the avant-garde cut of the modern day dandy, a suit has gone from boring to bling.
     Print Edition: May 12, 2013

Bond's rocked one even while wrestling off the enemy atop a moving train; Justin Timberlake's been crooning about it over the microphone; and Neil Patrick Harris takes it so far as to sleep in it. When it comes to the ultimate in men's fashion, the verdict is unanimous: the versatile suit wins hands down. From the staid sophistication of the dapper ad men from the 80s to the avant-garde cut of the modern day dandy, a suit has gone from boring to bling. BT More explores the cult of suits.

Words & styling: Hitani Kaur
Photos Vivan Mehra
Model David & Aman


FUN ON THE RUN
SUIT AND SHIRT BY GUCCI
BELT AND BAG BY LOUIS VUITTON
TIE BY CANALI
SHOES BY TOD'S

FUNK

BLAZER BY CANALI
SHIRT, TROUSERS AND SHOES BY GUCCI

MAN ABOUT TOWN

SUIT, SHIRT AND BOWTIE BY CANALI
SHOES BY CHIRSTIAN LOUBOUTIN; WATCH BY ARMANI

THANK GOD IT'S FRIDAY

SUIT AND SHIRT BY GUCCI; SHOES BY TOD'S

JUST SUMMER BLUES

LEFT: SUIT, SHIRT AND BELT BY CANALI
SHOES BY CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN
RIGHT: SUIT AND TIE BY PAUL SMITH
SHIRT BY GUCCI
BELT BY CANALI
SHOES BY TOD'S

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