Wednesday, 17 November 2010

The Most Expensive Suits

Looking to blow some really big money on a nice suit? 

It's not as easy as you might think. For obvious reasons, most designers and tailors try to keep their prices relatively earthbound because they know the market for suits with sky-high prices is extremely small. But there is a small number of exceptionally well-heeled customers out there--Arab princes, Russian oligarchs, rock stars and corporate tycoons--who will pay a price, sometimes fantastic prices, to get the look they want. 

What makes a suit cost upwards of $5,000 and sometimes considerably more? It's a combination of material, labor, skill and not a little egotism. (You have to think you're worth it, after all.) Is there really that much difference between a $2,000 suit and one costing two, three or four times more? To many men a suit is a form of psychological, as well as physical, armor. It not only makes you look good, it can also give you more confidence. "I can afford a $10,000 suit," it makes you think. "And those other chumps can't." 



16 comments:

  1. Nothing suits me like a suit :D

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  2. wow, that's a really awesome suit, but i'd never pay that much for one.

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  3. I would pay a few thousand for a suit, but not 10,000. I love suits. Mainly suit jackets.

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  4. Good insight. The clothes make the man.

    I have this favorite jacket that looks good on me. I always feel a lot more confident and less self-conscious when I wear it. It's a comfort thing.

    A $5,000 suit would be epic.

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  5. id be too afraid it would get ruined

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  6. now if we could just get more people to read this...

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  7. Mens Wearhouse...you're gonna like the way you look.

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  8. I have a $100 suit that makes me look awesome. I bet I look better in my suit than most dudes wearing their 10grand suit. Probably because I am in better shape, but still.!

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  9. nice but, if you wear it, you'd be constantly paranoid of it getting a spot or something on it i'd imagine

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  10. I don't even have a suit (I know I should but hell, they're expensive)

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  11. awesome, but I don't think I'll ever buy it

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  12. i have some pretty expensive suits but i wouldnt pay that much unless i got premoted lol

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