How to Pick the Perfect Suit Style for You

If you’re attending a wedding or another dressy event, a formal suit is a great alternative to a dress. There are a lot of formal dress suit options on the market, but picking the suit style that flatters your personality and the event you’re going may be challenging. So, keep on reading for our style guidelines to have the ones that fits your body type and personal style.

Corporate Style

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For a conservative workplace, a three-piece suit consists of a blazer, button-down shirt, and straight-leg pants are ideal. Sticking to plain styles and neutral shades of black, navy, and white seems to be the professional style you may go for as flashy shades and festive colors are considered immodest. However, when you’re working in a creative workplace, you may think of going for a suit with conservative prints like pinstripe and plaid as long as your blazer and pants match. Save your print mixing skills on your street looks if you want to look professional in the office.

Sexy and Daring Look

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Suits are traditionally worn with button-down shirt or tanks underneath. However, street style stars and fashion blogger made wearing suits without under layers trendy. You may go for it to channel your trendy vibe. However, don’t ever do it if you’re heading to your workplace that undoubtedly inappropriate, or if you have a full bust to avoid looking inappropriately sexy. Also, keep your daring look balance by teaming your blazer with a pair of decent straight-leg pants instead of shorts.

Casual-Chic Style

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If you’re attending an outdoor spring wedding, garden party, or a casual meeting, a short-sleeved suit will keep you cool while also looking elegant. Depending on the affair you’re going to, switching your straight-leg pants to shorts or jeans, as well as trading your button-down shirts with tees can be great.

Modern Style

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Apart from trading those straight-leg pants to shorts, suit styles became more creative nowadays that you can wear them even in the office. Peplum suits, architectural pants, flared pants, palazzo pants, and even leather trousers can be seen on modern women working in their offices. Ruffles take any suit from the realm of business attire to the level of formal wear, and they also add feminine charm. When you’re planning to try it, always keep your outfit sleek and polished and avoid unnecessary accessories that will give you a quirky look, which is inappropriate in the office.

Flirty and Romantic Look

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Looking for feminine twists to wear your suits? Then simply start by picking your suits in pastel shades, preferably pink, to give you a flirty and romantic vibe instantly. Also, going for floral prints, flowy fabrics, and feminine silhouettes can be great to achieve the look you’re aiming for. Like fashion blogger Jessica Stein, you may actually wear the Pantone’s color of the year by wearing a serenity blue shirt with your rose quarts pants.

Trendy Style

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Trends come and go, but you may go for a trendy look on your suits. Whether you’re a fan of bright colors or loud prints, trendy style of suits can make your street style eye-catching and fashion-forward. You may start by wearing trendy accessories or wearing the unexpected color combinations to create an intentional look.

Party-Ready Looks

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Soft fabric flutters make this style of suit appropriate for any formal event. Like Coco Rocha, you may opt for a festive color of a suit and dress it up with a glamorous gold necklace perfect for evening parties. No matter where you wear it, a formal suit looks polished and appropriate. So, be creative in picking your suit styles and style them in a way that expresses your personality in it.

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