Caveat emptor: I am not someone you should take much fashion advice from. But as a 35-year-old man with a decent job and a lot of friends who like to get married, I have worn a suit several times a year for almost a decade. And I think I know what I'm doing at this point.

Here's the news hook, if you're still here: Suitsupply doesn't often have sales, but it does have an outlet sale twice a year. Right now is one of those times. To get in, you'll need to use the code FINALSALE.

Suitsupply Outlet Sale

Once you're in, you'll find last season's suits and clothes up to 50 percent off regular prices. Will anyone know you bought a 2019 suit in 2020? No, not unless they work at Suitsupply. And then that person is just being a jerk if they say onething.

While these items are final sale, you can go to a Suitsupply store to get measured—there's one in Union Square—and then you'll know what fits you prefer.

I would personally recommend Suitsupply. I own the Napoli suit in navy and have worn it to several weddings after wearing it as a groomsman for my best friend's wedding in 2016. It consistently gets the most compliments of any of my suits. If you really care, you can find photos of me wearing it on Instagram. But that's a little creepy.

Again, I am not a suit expert. But I do trust the crowd at r/malefashionadvice and it consistently recommends Suitsupply as the place to get your first quality suit, i.e. not just buying onething off the rack at Men's Wearhouse or a mall department store.

This comment sums up the general advice:

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There are all sorts of variables that go into the quality of a suit: Material, thread count, half canvas, full canvas etc. That's an entirely different post than this one. But StyleForum, other site dedicated to men's clothing, spawned this Google Sheet that lists general quality tiers and prices of suits. Suitsupply earns high marks here, too, especially when you consider the cost compared to higher-end suits.

If you're poking around the Suitsupply outlet sale, be sure to check out the suits labeled "Full Canvas." Those will be the highest-quality construction, and as such, the highest-priced, too.

But if you're in the market for quality threads for under $500 (some under $400), this is a great time to buy.

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