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Ready to buy a suit? Click here to watch my How To Buy A Suit videos - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs2tKCszzJc&list=PLbAUemeg-Kyd60R745RjKIrCFryyQyK1X For most stylish gents, the suit is the pinnacle of men's fashion and rightly so. They can make you look and feel like a million dollars. But as great as a suit can be there are a few suit mistakes that you need to avoid to make sure you're the smartest guy in the room. Whether it's how to buy a suit, how a suit should fit or what suits to wear for what occasion, this is the ultimate guide for buying a suit. https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/suit-mistakes/ -Click here to read the article: 10 Suit Mistakes The Make You Look Stupid. Check out our article and infographic on how a suit should fit - https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/visual-suit-fit-guide/ And check out the accompanying video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srFq9CjAn0s Ready to take your style to the next level? Click here to check out Antonio's premium course, The Style System: https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/tss https://www.facebook.com/groups/rmrscommunity/ - Click here to join our online Facebook community. https://www.instagram.com/rmrstyle/ - Follow Us On Instagram.
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Real Men Real Style (3 months ago)
Ready to buy a suit? Click here to watch my How To Buy A Suit videos - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs2tKCszzJc&list=PLbAUemeg-Kyd60R745RjKIrCFryyQyK1X
228isthecode (18 hours ago)
Appreciate the info
OriginalTharios (21 hours ago)
The first and biggest mistake of wearing a suit... Wearing one at all.
Bcuzimtan (1 day ago)
Good flow to the video. My wife liked it too.
Butchzzilla (1 day ago)
Is it me, or is the suit he's wearing too big in the shoulders? Aside from that, he gives solid advice.
Rogan Nelson (1 day ago)
How the hell does this channel have 2mill subs
Ryu Arisandy (8 days ago)
Wonghang tailor their products are of the highest quality
Eric Cable (8 days ago)
If you're a young man who can only afford one suit get a charcoal gray pinstripe. Then get three ties for it: Black for funerals, maroon for job interviews, and pink for weddings/parties.
Tony Pickering (9 days ago)
Great except for that lame Canadian comment. If you want to see Jean suits try Colorado, not Canada
Armando Mejia (12 days ago)
Suit up
Glen Johnson II (12 days ago)
Sorry I had to disagree with part of it I wear a suit and tie everyday I don't think it is ridiculous wearing practicing suit at home but unfortunately it is not costumes wear it whatever you want it make you feel best.
Ulukai Azgard (13 days ago)
American trash. Wouldn’t understand class if it sat on him. Please stay away from the UK. :)
Al Hamilton (14 days ago)
Hmm, how to not look stupid wearing a suit, step 1: Never, never, never listen to the advise of someone who leaves more than one button of his shirt undone. Step 2: Never listen to the advise on suits from someone not wearing a tie.
R G (15 days ago)
Do you ever blink your eyes?
PrincetonTV (16 days ago)
How about posture???
Charles Teale, Sr. (16 days ago)
Good stuff. Great delivery style! Thank you.
Al (16 days ago)
THERE WAS a time in my life that I could ACTUALLY buy a suit off the rack and it fit me like it was made for me. But then I was probably the perfect weight. Age changes everything. I am of the old fashion thought a suit should be tailored, not TIGHT and the pants just at the shoe laces and no more than 1/4 inch of your shirt cuff showing. I hate what they are wearing today. Most times they look like they got caught in the car wash. NO ONE is slim like a pencil,that's silly. A two button suit is proper.....not 4 and for gods sake don't button them ALL. It drives me crazy to see pants SO LONG they're all bunched up atop your shoes.They look like they may have belonged to someone else at one time. You don't need to dress to IMPRESS but just wearing proper fitting clothes says it all,even in jeans.
Brian Tucker (17 days ago)
I watched this after buying a couple of new suit jackets for the first time. Something so simple as removing tack stitching from the back vents was something I didn't notice. Glad I watched this before wearing. Thanks Antonio!
SlowHandMcQueeg (17 days ago)
Recommendations for suits? Like what stores carry quality suits? If any, I mean.
Chris Jackson (18 days ago)
Why do u never wear ties a nice tie in double windsor knot would really set off your suit
Nickalas Rizzo (19 days ago)
Just curious why you're giving suit advice when your shoulders don't fit correctly in that jacket. IDK.
Mike Chamis (25 days ago)
You're the best, Thnks for sharing.
ChaosLord AE (28 days ago)
The best tip for buying a suit : if you put on a suit You SHOULD Feel like a MILLION DOLLARS
saif uddin (30 days ago)
You are awesome man .....more better than that Alpha Male with the earings
JAZZ MAN (30 days ago)
If I win the lottery, one of the first things I’ll do is go to Savile Row, London and be measured for several bespoke suits.
Dr Victor (19 days ago)
😂😂😂 just get a good paying job
Pample Moose (30 days ago)
What really angers me is that suit retailers want to charge huge extra amounts for tailoring a men's suit to fit. Its not just the high-end department store junk Im talking about either. In the past that was a standard practice. Retailers wanted their customers to look great when they left their shoppe. Now all retailers have gotten so damn cheap. Do they not realize that if that suit doesn't fit me properly then it's their name that's going to suffer when people ask me where I got that burlap bag of a suit? That's part of the deal, every suit sold is to be tailored to fit the buyer. That is what buying a suit is all about. I'm so sick and tired of mass produced garbage. Very few people are going to be able to wear a suit straight off the rack and that is assuming the pant hem is finished. If that's all your making then, GET OUT OF THE BUSINESS. Make pull-over T-shirts, NOT MENS SUITS. I'm not going to pay for any suit and then spend an extra hundred or one fifty to have it hemmed, sleeves adjusted, cuffs, waistband taken in/out and/or suit body taken in/out. Everyone knows that off the rack suits are just a general fit garment that MUST be fitted. Despicable!
Hassan Saadi (1 month ago)
Amazing video, 👍 Antonio
Focus Filipino (1 month ago)
Never put much thought into this and I'm guilty of (or would be) of a lot of those mistakes! Put together mix match sets, forgot to take the tach stitching off the vents, and didn't get the fit perfect! I really liked the way you presented these tips. It's clear that you know a thing or two about what you're doing and it's very motivational!
C I (1 month ago)
Hey antonio, great videos! I follow all your advise on suits and now for the first time i got invited for a black tie preferred event. Can i use my navy suit with a black bow tie? Thanks.
Ethan West (20 days ago)
C I It shouldn’t be too hard to locate a navy bow tie. Give that a shot.
andcony11 (1 month ago)
I could add 10 more to that, especially for millennials. J Crew Is not Bespoke and neither are the supposed Artisan tailors popping up everywhere. I like you comment about shoe care. With a suit or jeans, you shoes should NEVER look shabby.
Eddie Jay (1 month ago)
if i had a million bucks for every time antonio said a million bucks id have about 4 million bucks
Sean Carlson (1 month ago)
Arash Eghbali (1 month ago)
Thanks... it's so amazing😉😉
Mary Holmes (1 month ago)
Great info. Keep it up. Thanks
kyce 27 (1 month ago)
Till this day i wonder what that arrow was pointing at...
Gardenia Rosas (1 month ago)
How do you know what stitching to remove? I know the one in the back of the suit u do remove , but i always wondered about the pockets one lol i felt it would rip or something cuz it looks tight and not sorta loose
Julius Songling (1 month ago)
Trust your gut. Everyman bullshit.
techyno1 (1 month ago)
Nice Vid
Thierno Balde (1 month ago)
Very helpful! Thanks
Ortho Chlordane (1 month ago)
I remove all my pocket stitching even if I’m not going to use them and the suit looks fine
Nola 1977 (1 month ago)
I love the work and detail you put into this video. Currently shopping for a suit, this answered all my questions. Thank you. I just subscribed.
John Tran (2 months ago)
The advice about practicing wearing the suit is spot on. I have a friend who has a terrific build for suits but he doesn’t like calling attention to himself so he feels awkward in them and since he doesn’t wear it often he feels uncomfortable. I admit i have a less overall fit for a suit but i break them in. I get used to them for how I’ll walk, stand, sit, pose, dance, etc. plus i just like that i stand out and people take notice.
InspiredNation (2 months ago)
Great video...
Jingo Unchained (2 months ago)
Single back vent> double back vent
Larry Gill (2 months ago)
I love your videos! Very informative and extremely helpful! Thank you.
Larry Gill (2 months ago)
Lol Canadian tuxedo!!! Honestly I’ve never ever seen anyone in Toronto wear something like a “jean suit/tuxedo”.
archipelago93 (2 months ago)
So if you don't walk around your home alone in a suit for no reason then you're stupid. Got it! ;)
Harry Eaton (2 months ago)
I prefer a classic conservative style of suit, fabric and colour, because you can always jazz it up with a good tie and pocket square. It's easier to change up your look with a well fitted versatile plain navy suit than it is with a loud fashion suit.
Malgremor (2 months ago)
When you donate a suit to Goodwill or Salvation Army, they almost always separate the jackets from the pants & sell them separately...to whom? They'd make more sales if they left them together. It's frustrating because otherwise I get a lot of great things at thrift stores, things that I otherwise could not have afforded.
carlos rodriguez (2 months ago)
hey Antonio! I've been watching your content on and off since i was a freshman in highschool in 2012, but it wasnt until maybe a year ago that i went into my senior year of college that all of your knowledge and expertise really became applicable to my daily life. I wanted to say that I'm really thankful for having stumbled on your videos all those years ago. I hope you keep putting out all this great content and that you're successful in all your ventures!
Geoffrey Rothwell (2 months ago)
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MusicPancho (2 months ago)
this video is just perfect
berner (2 months ago)
I'm just checking this as I head out the door. Judging by the thumbnail, I would say the fashion faux pas in it is wearing cuff links with no tie. It's like taking two elements: business and casual and putting them together and yet somehow failing to make it business casual. But that's just my thoughts.
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Arturo Millán (2 months ago)
Damn right: if you're not used to it, it feels like wearing a costume.
PapaBearPaw josh lawlor (2 months ago)
I love my Canadian tuxedo, it looks damn good.
Denio93 (2 months ago)
Canadian tuxedo lol😃
jeff okello (2 months ago)
Thanks for this video Antonio
Camel Tanker (2 months ago)
When I was young, sport coat and slacks were the order of the day as it was all that I could afford. I could get away with wearing the same sports coat two or three times a week. All was well in the world until the day that my employer told me to buy the uniform of business. To buy a suit. I was told that if I was going to represent my company to serious people I need to look serious as well and that a sports coat and slacks were not going to cut it.
Dom C. Ouano (2 months ago)
I wore a suit to an interview for a job that requires an orange vest hahaha. The gentleman who interviewed me reviewed my resume with me, told me I was overqualified, and hired me anyway. Wore the same suit to the new hire orientation.
Brother Zachariah (2 months ago)
I don't know your faith... But I have a question, do you have any advice for preachers on wearing a suit? Especially traveling Preachers.
Brother Zachariah (2 months ago)
That doesn't really answer my question... I'd rather have Mr. Antonio answer it.
Camel Tanker (2 months ago)
For a man of cloth, the cloth should be soft.
Direkin (2 months ago)
Mistake #4: Not removing sleeve tags. I remember one person not only NOT removing it, but held his arm up so I could get a good look at it. LEL!
Amlan Dutta (2 months ago)
RMRS proves that class has no substitute! This guy is an absolute gem!
WarrenWatsonActor (2 months ago)
I lost a good amount of weight which resulted in going down a suit size. However, I don't have the money to buy a new suit. The tailor said the shoulders can't be taken in. Is there a way to make the suit fit me without having to buy a new one or am I just going to have to live with it until I can afford a new one?
Ayush 10 (3 months ago)
You scare me when you talk
Pavel Dubšík (3 months ago)
Antonio, this jacket Is too big for you :((
Hunter Glass (3 months ago)
I know you are a Veteran (thank you from one Vet to another) have you ever thought of doing a transitioning tutorial for those leaving the service. I reside near Ft.Bragg, NC. and I’m involved with many of the military and contractors. One of the hardest lessons for so many military (all branches) is understanding how to enter into the civilian realm with an emphasis on style. I have seen many a nightmare, from bright yellow suits to garrison cut trousers. We are talking about a great group of individuals and I would like to see the best for them.
Kuldip Singh (3 months ago)
You are the best!
TanookiToadTeam (3 months ago)
Wasn't expecting to get much out of this video... boy was I wrong!! So glad I found your channel from watching Video Creators! :)
Rodrigo Ramirez Garcia (3 months ago)
Thanks for dropping this video, i learned a lot, can't wait to get my next suit now.
king0fheart4711 (3 months ago)
There's always someone in their 20s who ask me about suits. It's cute that they're beginning to pay attention, but I normally tell them to go ask their mother. But if they're humble types who won't get cocky from it, then I direct them to your channel. The things I would add onto your list would generally be how to wear it and move in it. There are too many people who do see it as a costume and not their own clothing. There are ways to move in it and there are ways to put it on. Example, there are ways to properly put on the jacket. I've seen people do weird kungfu arm actions while putting on a jacket and it stretches everything. I don't mansplain to anyone on how to put on a jacket. I normally keep that to myself. But I do take notice. I wish they would roll on their jacket. There are ways to take it off as well. Some people need to remember to unbutton when sitting and button when standing. But yes, a video on how to properly wear it and maybe basic table manners would be great as well. People dress nice but if they don't act right, it ruins it all. Table manners and general etiquette helps.
Tyler Pannetti (3 months ago)
This channel reminds me of a law firm, a home bunch of middle aged men who hate there lives and jobs getting dressed in suits everyday.
MC_ Sea (3 months ago)
This is a good guideline for people who want to learn more about suits and making suit purchases. Having a fit suit is definitely key since an expensive suit can still look bad if it looks too baggy on the wearer.
iDateAdvice (3 months ago)
Wearing a suit right is an art!
Saed Deeb (3 months ago)
I have a small problem, my dad is a physician and his clothes game is bad, for example he prefers to wear large shirts with long sleeves telling me that this makes him comfortable, my dad is 54 years old and im trying to level up his style but my ideas about his style always get rejected, can you help me with that?
Matthew Eso (3 months ago)
Mistake 1, absolutely. I made that mistake in the past
Prithiviraj Okram (3 months ago)
I'm 19, pliz help me on my first date. 😃
Jeffrey Kallas (3 months ago)
I decided to add this: When buying a quality suit, they will usually come with a small square of fabric made from the suit with a button on it. A lot of people think it's for mending a tear and a spare button. That's not its real purpose. Its real purpose is so the dry cleaner can test the chemicals they are going to use to clean it to make sure it doesn't damage the fabric, stitching, or buttons. Funny random fact that just seemed fitting in a video like this. Just another sign of quality.
Richie Kongwang (1 month ago)
Larry Gill (2 months ago)
Great point. I never realized this!
Ben G (2 months ago)
Yes. The cleaner asked me about this fabric and of course, I already threw it away, so they just tested it on the inside part of my suit.
Lucas (3 months ago)
Do a vidéo Logan Paul vs KSI and Jake Paul vs Deji style fight.
Mr. Awesomepants (3 months ago)
My first job interview was at a fitness center for a lifeguard position. It would have been very weird to wear a suit in that situation. Mistake 5 hit the nail on the head. Perhaps you could do a video on alternatives to suits for different types of interviews?
Romondo Alexander (3 months ago)
Suits look great but I think it's time we change things up.
Gabriel (3 months ago)
love your videos #10 is a great tip definitely going to start doing this. I work in a hospital but don't wear nice dress shirts or even suits for that matter unless the function requires it . suits are foreign to me from some one who only wears scrubs half the week
Zohaib Asad Academies (3 months ago)
Congratulations on the 2 Million Subcribers achievement Antonio!
Matt Cartwright (3 months ago)
Regarding suit cloth I would recommend you do not go above Super120 for an everyday wear suit. The finer grade cloths feel and look great as they often have cashmere woven into them but they do not stand up to heavy wear. But my top tip to get decent wear out of a suit is ALWAYS buy two pairs of pants at the time of purchase.
GregoCatal (3 months ago)
Antonio! Cannot thank you enough because this vid is truly, truly timely. I had problems with my suits and you hit on every single point here. Awesome!
Baha B (3 months ago)
Over a thousand videos, so productive!
Ritchie Rosson (3 months ago)
Make sure you remove the hanger from the jacket before you wear it. Can’t believe you missed that tip Antonio. Brilliant video!
Deepak Kumar (3 months ago)
Very informative videos...I really Love your videos... From India
Sagar Nautiyal (3 months ago)
Antonio is right! Always practice your new suit around the house. It'll help you feel comfortable in it when the occasion arrives.
Sagar Nautiyal (3 months ago)
Thats exactly the advice!
StrasbergProtégé (3 months ago)
+Sagar Nautiyal The same goes for a lot of clothing items that you may not have worn that much before
MDrummer (3 months ago)
Great advice! I'm buying my first suit, I'm finishing college, so I have a 250$ budget. The suits fit well but they are a bit tighter around the legs, specially when sitting, so it's not the most comfortable. What can I do?
sapphiro (3 months ago)
I don't care about suit style mistakes since the "weakest link" is my face anyway, so who cares? hahah.
Leafs#1 (3 months ago)
Mr. Centeno, I just want to thank you so much for what you have done for me this past year. I was dressing like a slob but I came across one of your videos one day and I got hooked! I started slow by going to value village and buying some jackets there and I became the best looking guy at my school. Girls started talking to me more and I'm a bigger guy, 230 pounds 5'9", so that doesn't happen to me a lot. I found my current girlfriend that way and she loves it when I dress up. You have really changed my perspective on men's fashion and how to send a message. From up here in Canada, thank you!
Leafs#1 (3 months ago)
Real Men Real Style Ontario, GTA area. About and hour and a half away from Toronto.
Real Men Real Style (3 months ago)
So amazing!!! Where in 🇨🇦 Canada?
Leafs#1 (3 months ago)
Oh I also meant to say that I now have 4 suits and 4 blazers/sports jackets! I feel better about myself everyday and I have you to thank for that.
Mind Palace (3 months ago)
This video looks different than you're usual videos. It looks better but I can't pin point why...
Piotr (3 months ago)
I think that it's because of the fact that Antonio didn't try to sell something for once and really just gave good advice on how to buy a great suit. He should though, recomennd more quality stuff, like the tailor store, I bought 3 shirts there and a suit. Great store!
Istarax (3 months ago)
Real Men Real Style. Hey Antonio! It's great seeing the quality of your videos improve. In this video however, the two different cameras / angles don't quite match. At first I thought you switched between a navy and a gray suit, but it was just poor color correction. Tell your editor to be more attentive! :)
Real Men Real Style (3 months ago)
Not sure either.......
Happy Facts Lifestyle (3 months ago)
How frustrating! I didn't get notified of this video and it's one of those ones which I can take the most out of! Great content as always Antonio (and the RMRS team, who often don't get enough credit)
Happy Facts Lifestyle (3 months ago)
Real Men Real Style no worries I always check the channel for new content anyway, never rely just on notifications. On a separate note, I've been in touch of late and spoken to your assistant. Would love to try and progress discussion if possible
Real Men Real Style (3 months ago)
Thanks. Guess we need to ask people to resubmit/adjust notifications!
NOBLE CHILLS (3 months ago)
Your suit arms look baggy today Antonio?
Real Men Real Style (3 months ago)
I need to hit the gym and get swole
Faheem Wyne (3 months ago)
All my suits are bespoke. My tailor has my measurements on file. Best part is they look fantastic (every time I wear them I get complimented) & they don't cost that much more than off the rack
Samad Abdul Hameed (3 months ago)
Finally we have done it we are 2m now
babbar123 (3 months ago)
all common sense stuff. simple and practical. kudos
Anthony Johnson (3 months ago)
Well,...it looks like Mr. Centeno is going to top 2,000,000 million subscribers here in the next 30 minutes or so. Congratulations, Antonio!!!
014eagle (3 months ago)
Loved the video, been watching your channel for a very long time! I have a question though, can you do a video of some good starter brands for getting suits??

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