How to: Choose the right fabric

Quick guide to choose the right fabric for the right purpose.

The first 3 things to consider

When it comes to choosing fabrics for a suit, there are many factors to consider. In stores, we offer more than 11.000 different fabrics. So where to start with this many options? Start by considering following 3 things.


The first thing to consider is the occasion. Is it for business, or for a special occasion like a wedding? Are you the groom or a wedding guest? Or are you simply looking for a good basic suit that can take you anywhere from the office to parties and other special occasions? Understanding the purpose of your suit will help guide you towards the right fabric.


Next, think about the season. Do you need the suit for a specific occasion in summer or winter, or are you looking for a versatile suit that can be worn year-round?

Fabric weight

Finally, consider the weight of the fabrics. When it comes to suit fabrics, weight is an important consideration. The weight of a fabric is determined by its density, which is measured in grams per square meter (g/m2). Generally, the weight of a fabric is correlated with its thickness, durability, and drape.

Fabric weights explained

180–250 g/m2


These fabrics are great for warm weather, as they allow air to circulate and keep the wearer cool. Lightweight fabrics tend to be thinner and more breathable, making them comfortable to wear in hot and humid conditions.

260–370 g/m2


These fabrics are suitable for year-round wear and can be worn in a range of temperatures. They are often more durable and have a slightly thicker feel than lightweight fabrics.

380– g/m2


These fabrics are best for cold weather, as they provide warmth and insulation. They tend to be thicker and sturdier than lightweight and medium-weight fabrics, making them ideal for harsh weather conditions.

Color & style

In addition to weight, there are other factors to consider when choosing a suiting fabric, such as the super, texture, and pattern. Different fabrics can create different looks and styles, so it’s important to consider the occasion and your personal style when making a selection.

With these factors in mind, we have selected a few of our best-selling colors that can help orient you in a specific direction:

Recommmend for business


Navy Blue

The most versatile color and a classic choice for business suits. It is suitable for all skin tones and pairs well with most shirt and tie combinations. It is professional, timeless, and elegant.

Charcoal Gray

Another classic color for business suits. It is darker than navy blue, and it conveys a sense of authority and seriousness. It is a great choice for formal occasions and job interviews.

Medium Gray

A lighter shade of gray that is ideal for warmer months. It is less formal than charcoal gray but still appropriate for business settings. It pairs well with a variety of shirt and tie colors, and it gives off a modern and stylish vibe.

Recommmend for wedding


Navy Blue

A timeless and classic color choice that is suitable for almost any occasion, including weddings.


A great color for warm-weather weddings, as it is a light and airy and feels fresh and summery. It is a great alternative to darker colors that may be too heavy or formal for a summer wedding.


Has become an increasingly popular color for wedding suits in recent years, especially in shades of forest green and muted greens. Green is a versatile color that can give off different vibes depending on the shade and fabric texture. It looks sophisticated, elegant and is flattering on a a lot of people.

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