8 Modern Power Suits to Help You Absolutely Crush Your Workday
Whether paired with a polished shirt and tie or a natty knitwear combo, this season’s sharpest suits make a powerful impression.
A windowpane check is one of the easiest patterns to pull off and looks especially handsome in a grey and brown combo.
Suit ($2,398) by Canali at Harry Rosen; shirt ($165), belt ($110) and tie ($205) by BOSS, pocket square ($80) by Eton at Harry Rosen; watch ($395) by Bulova.
Grey gives you carte blanche to make all kinds of pairings. Here, a charcoal suit is combined with a colour-blocked crew neck.
Jacket ($1,984) and pants ($730) by Lanvin at Nordstrom; sweater ($1,200) by Marni at Simons; pocket square ($145) by BOSS; watch ($24,600) by Vacheron Constantin.
Brown About Town
Brown is back. Pair some chocolatey pinstripes with a navy turtleneck and rock it like a boss.
Jacket ($699), pants ($349) and turtleneck ($199) by Tiger of Sweden; pocket square by Eton ($80) at Harry Rosen.
Plum. Wine. Whatever you want to call it, this rich, deep hue is the colour to reach for when you want to break out of the box. Layer it with a rusty knit for total fall style domination.
Suit ($1,995) by Emporio Armani at Simons; knit polo ($325) by BOSS; belt ($185) by Anderson’s; shoes ($589) by Tod’s at Nordstrom; watch ($31,500) by Bulgari.
Even at a distance, a subtle tonal check adds dimension to a sleek blue suit. A striped tie with a pop of peacock blue and a deep red pocket square bring just enough colour to the mix.
Suit ($1,995) and shirt ($415) by Burberry; tie ($350) by Brioni at Holt Renfrew; tie clip ($280) by Tateossian at Harry Rosen; pocket square ($39) by Simons; watch ($13,100) by Rolex.
A camel suit is a sartorial standout that has nearly all the versatility of a grey suit, but with a punchier personality.
Jacket ($895) and pants ($340) by BOSS; shirt ($728) and tie ($263) by Louis Vuitton; pocket square ($39) by Simons; watch ($450) by Bulova.
The Dotted Line
This spotted pattern is a modern take on traditional plaid, and Gucci’s quirky embroidery brings some design cred to the classic rep tie.
Suit ($3,465) and tie ($240) by Gucci; shirt ($862) by Louis Vuitton; watch ($23,800) by Cartier.
Signed in Ink
A navy suit is the foundation of a suiting wardrobe, but closer inspection of this number reveals a handsome herringbone pattern.