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The gentleman's guide to suits

No man’s wardrobe is complete without a suit. Dress sharp for the new season with our
buying guide, and find your signature style & fit.
At Marks & Spencer, we have a wide range of clothing that comes in handy for men who need to dress up for meetings or formal occasions. Be it an important office meeting, a conference, job interview or formal party, we’ll help you pick the right formal suit through our men’s suits guide.
Jacket width
Measure the circumference of your waistline, which usually falls roughly 20cm/8 inches below your underarm seam (or in line with the bellybutton), keeping one finger between the tape and your body
Jacket length
Measure from the back of your neck, where your shirt collar would normally sit, down to the hemline. You can choose a short, medium or long jacket length, but the length may vary depending on the suit's style.
Sleeve length
Measure from the centre back of your neck to the top of the shoulder, and down to your desired length. Ideally there should be some shirt cuff visible - about 1 to 2cm of the shirt cuff visible below the sleeve, so bear this in mind.
Shoulder width
This is the distance between your shoulder seams, measured straight across the back with the tape measure laid flat. Make sure you measure from the outermost part of your shoulders to get the most precise fit.
Trouser length
With appropriate shoes on, measure from the top of your inside leg to your desired trouser length. Always round the measurement up to the nearest inch/cm.
Waist
Measure the circumference of your waistline, which usually falls roughly 20cm/8 inches below your underarm seam (or in line with the bellybutton), keeping one finger between the tape and your body.
This fit is the most fashionable of the lot. Featuring a narrower shoulder cut, this style is perfect for those who like a little bit of flair in their suit style
This style is a generous fit around the shoulders and waist, while featuring a traditional jacket and leg fit. Ideal for those seeking comfort all day long.
Put your best foot forward with a tailored fit - a style that is cut closest to any body shape. A tailored suit is narrow at the waist, hip and legs, so you’ll look sharp on any occasion.
this Season’s pick
Linen suits
Stay cool in the summer heat with our range of linen suits. If you’re looking for a fresh look for work then lightweight linen is the best way forward - making hot summer work days more bearable. Inject a little bit of style with a slim fit and loafer combination, as the linen style is ultimately the coolest of styles.
Complete the look
Guide to Suits

Men’s Suit Fits and Measurements Guide

It can be a bit difficult to find the suit that fits you just right. To make it a lot easier, you can read through our style guide and decide whether you should choose a men’s suit with a slim fit, regular fit or a tailored fit. To get the most flattering cut for your build, make sure to take accurate body measurements. Our men’s suit measurement guide talks about how you can accurately take measurements of the lengths and widths of your jackets, trousers, sleeves, shoulders and waist.

Picks and Suggestions for the Right Look

Our men’s suit guide also features This Season’s Pick to help you stay up-to-date with on-trend fabrics and styles of men’s suits. Take it further by crafting your entire outfit with the help of the suggestions in the Complete The Look section.

Explore and enjoy shopping from our extensive range of suits for men. You’ll undoubtedly find the kind of formal suit you are looking for. Be it tuxedos or wedding suits for men, you will easily find what you need from our online store. Buy online and have your order delivered to any point in the UAE, be it in Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Al Ain.