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.

Square Deal


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 Power


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 Assignment


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.

Big Blue


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.

Neutral Territory


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.

Jacket ($1,315), pants ($695), and shirt ($420) by Dries Van Noten at Holt Renfrew; tie (Price Upon Request) by Dior; shoes ($1,105) by Gucci; watch ($2,450) by Frederique Constant.
Photography: Alex Evans
Styling Corey: Ng/P1M.ca
Hair and makeup: Brittany Sinclair / P1M.ca
Interiors: shot on location at Steelcase WorkLife Centre Toronto, designed by Superkül