Most of the time when you buy something that’s been tailored for someone else’s body, you end up spending money to make it fit right, and if you don’t, you should. I’ve spent $150 or more on tailoring suits I got for less than $10. But sometimes, you get lucky and pull a tailored garment off the thrift-store rack and it fits perfectly. This suit was one such happy accident.
Suit: Hickey Freeman Collection, thrifted, $15
Shirt: Brooks Brothers Golden Fleece, outlet, $45
Tie: thetiebar.com “grenafaux,” $15
Shoes: Johnston & Murphy Aristocraft, thrifted, $15
At retail prices: $1500 or more