5 famous men who wear suits (and what you can learn from them)

Suits are an indispensable item in any man's closet. They are formal, timeless, and convey respect, style, and elegance.

Some characters that are icons of fiction have managed to do this very well, and for this very reason it is difficult to separate these characters from the suits they wear.

To illustrate this, with the help of our partners at Noto - an online men's tailor shop specializing in social clothing - we have selected 5 famous leading men who wear a suit and what you can learn from each of them. Check it out:

Barney Stinson (How I Met Your Mother)

It is impossible to talk about characters and suits and not mention Barney Stinson from How I Met Your Mother. The character insisted on talking, in almost every episode, about the importance of wearing a suit. One of his mottos was even: "suit up", something like "put on a suit" in any situation.

And if you can take one learning from Barney's style, the learning is this: suit is always a good choice to convey security and elegance.

However, it is worth remembering: what Barney wears in almost every season is not a suit, it is a costume - basically made up of social pants and a jacket. The complete suit is made up of these two pieces and the vest.

Neal Caffrey (White Collar)

White Collar is a series that tells the story of Neal Caffrey, a former thief and counterfeiter who is captured by FBI Special Agent Peter Burke after several failed attempts, and sentenced to 4 years, Neal Caffrey escapes from prison with only 3 months left to serve his sentence.

He runs off to meet his ex-girlfriend Kate, but is recaptured by Special Agent Peter Burke, Neal asks Agent Peter Burke to meet him in prison, and there he proposes a deal, offering his services to the FBI in exchange for his freedom.that involve important people.

For the very name and purpose of the series, it is expected that the costumes do justice to the characters, so each character wears excellent suits. Neal, for example, almost always wears the full costume, with vest and everything.

A tip you can take from the character is to bet on suits in shades of gray or navy blue, and to avoid black suits without any striking details.

Don Draper (Mad Men)

Mad Men is a series that tells the story of an advertising agency in the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's. The most interesting thing about the series is the parallels it draws to the social and cultural changes in the world and in the United States, and how these changes are reflected in the world of communication and advertising.

Don Draper is the creative director of this agency, and unlike the modernity of today's agencies, in the 1960's creative directors clearly had to wear a suit all the time. Don Draper's elegance is conveyed throughout the episode, and part of this elegance is a result of the suit, always tailored to the character's measurements.

With Don Draper you can learn the importance of having a tailored suit: for it to be perfect, the jacket must fit perfectly over your shoulders, after all, this is the only place where it is impossible to make adjustments. The sleeve must hug the shoulder without leaving any gaps.

In the waistband, the fabric must not be tucked in when you fasten the buttons, and in the waistband, the button must always be close to the navel. The trouser bar, by the way, also needs to follow an ideal length: that is, it should cover the first shoe holes in the front and be a little lower in the back.

James Bond

No matter which actor is playing James Bond, the character will always appear extremely elegant in his suits or customs. Agent 007's trademark can also teach you a lot about elegance in more formal events: unlike the customs you wear in everyday life, suits geared for more important events need to be subtly different.

The tuxedo, for example, is an extremely formal outfit and is also known as the Black Tie. It usually has dark colors and consists of jacket, pants, and bow tie, and can be worn with a sash - in the same color as the tie - or with a vest.

As it is worn in situations that call for more elegance, the tuxedo jacket has a lapel made of silk or satin - like the example above. You can also vary the colors, and opt for shades of navy blue, for example, or gray.

Frank Underwood

Since the beginning of the first season of House of Cards, the series that tells the saga of a congressman who wants to become president of the United States, Frank Underwood dresses extremely well. Of course, he doesn't dare in colors, fabrics or cuts, after all, he tries to maintain the sobriety and classic air required of a president, but you can still learn a lot from him.

Although he always keeps neutral colored fabrics in his suits, Frank Underwood likes to wear ties in different shades, like the case above, for example, where he opted for a wine tie to contrast with the navy blue of his suit. You can do the same, as long as you use colors that converse in the chromatic circle - we have already talked about it in this article.

With this complete inspirational guide, you're sure to see your suits and customs in a different light!

(Bonus) Harvey Specter

Before you miss the lawyer from Suits, we warn you, he is a figure in our Hall of Fame of the best dressed. Since he is so prominent, we decided to do a special article with tips on how to dress well with Harvey Specter.

Get to know Noto

Noto is not a traditional tailor store, much less an online clothing store. Our vision of men's fashion goes far beyond the product.

Noto also offers a totally personalized service to solve the main difficulties of men who wish to dress well: the lack of time in their daily lives and the difficulty in finding clothes with the right fit.

With it you will have the advantages of choosing high quality clothes, with the tailored fit, made especially for you. And best of all: with the convenience you have always wanted.

How the service works

NOTO wants to facilitate the process of buying a tailored suit with a simple and easy proposal. On the site you can schedule a visit from a consultant. You choose the day, time and place you want to be seen. During the visit you can choose fabrics and tailored suit models, then your measurements are taken and in 35 days your garments are ready.

The service is available for the greater São Paulo area, but if you are from another city or state, contact them and they can help you.

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