Shopping & Style

Best Suit Stores in CT for Any Occasion

October 11, 2011 9:00 AM

View Comments
Photo Credit: Modern Formulas

Photo Credit: Modern Formulas

By Mary Wheeler

A classic suit can be worn anywhere, and that’s why we love them. We hunted down four suit stores in Connecticut for both casual (think: to the office or for a job interview) and dressier occasions (weddings, anyone?) that will surely provide you with all your shopping needs.

jp9518 Best Suit Stores in CT for Any Occasion

Photo Credit:

For Classic Suits:
J Press Men’s Clothing
262 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 772-1310
Hours: Mon to Sat 9am-5:30pm

Since 1902, J Press Men’s Clothing has been serving up suits, blazers and formalwear for every occasion. Offering a wide variety of suits (in a variation of navy’s and grays) in 100% merino wool and cashmere, a basic suit here starts at $750.  For the ultimate gentlemen at heart, J Press Men’s Clothing has a great selection of accessories to go with their suits including dapper looking cufflinks, belts, ties and lapel clips; perfect for achieving the ultimate chic look. With four locations (New York, Boston, and Washington) J Press Men’s Clothing seasoned staff provides impeccable service and attention-to-deal; leaving you looking sharp from head to toe.

Insider Tip: Sales, sales and more sales: J Press Men’s Clothing is known for offering 25% and more off certain items.

images products baroni10 peaksuit l Best Suit Stores in CT for Any Occasion

Photo Credit:

Fairfield Clothiers Tailors and Shirt Makers
1551 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 292-6557
Hours: Mon to Fri 11am-7pm; Sat 10am-6pm

This family owned business since 1989 offers men’s suits, separates, blazers and made to measure custom items. We love how they specialize in custom tailoring and alterations and same day service, because lets face it: an ill-fitting suit isn’t flattering on anyone. With such brands as Baroni, Coppley, and Jack Victor, among others, traditional two button, plain front, solid colored suits start at $597. Looking to really splurge? The Belvest Suit, made in Italy is double-breasted and made of 100% silk fetches $1,888.

Insider Tip: Free shipping on all suits.

111972038 Best Suit Stores in CT for Any Occasion

For Formal Suits:
Oscars Formal Wear
606 New Park Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06110
(860) 232-4048
Hours: Mon, Thurs 10am-7pm; Tues, Sat 10am-5pm; Wed, Fri 10am-6pm

This top-notch store will give you more than just a great selection. Since 1987, Oscars Formal Wear has been providing tuxes, shoes, vest and shirts to make any occasion perfect and at a reasonable price. Featuring such classic labels as Ralph Lauren, staff here gives out professional and expert advice to help you make the best choice possible. Staff here have years of tailoring experience, so you’ll never have to worry about “does this look good.”

Insider Tip: Got a last minute fix? Not a problem at Oscars who pride themselves in tackling these types of situations with confidence. Walk-ins also welcomed.

suit Best Suit Stores in CT for Any Occasion

Photo Credit: Modern Formulas

Modern Formals
474 North Main Street
Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-4545
Hours: Mon to Wed, Fri 10am-5:30pm; Thurs 10am-8pm; Sat 10am-4pm

With three locations, it’s no wonder this tuxedo haven has won the coveted title of Best Tuxedo Shop eight years in a row from Reader’s Choice Awards. Offering such stylish brands as Calvin Klein, Oscar De La Renta, and Perry Ellis; you can’t go wrong with any of these head-turners. Family owned and operated for over 50 years, customers can expect excellent customer service as staff will go above and beyond to fit tuxes for all shapes and sizes.

Insider Tip: Two of their most popular suits are the Fubu II, (4-button with black stripes-recommended for weddings) as well as Lauren by Ralph Lauren available in black with a 3-button notch.

Mary Wheeler is a New York City publishing professional and freelance writer whose work has appeared in Redbook, Hamptons, Aspen Peak, Time Out New York,, and AOL’s Wheeler is a graduate of Lyndon State College where she majored in English and Journalism.

View Comments
  • Jim Henderson

    Nice blog. Think I’m going to look into this further!

  • effectively the sem |

    […] with Pilkington bur […]

  • surveytakers said |

    […] Right now until 201 […]

  • in honour of the 50 |

    […] Aila;168Giving evid […]

  • The Channel 4 execu

    […] 58 Christopher Dave […]

  • although if honest

    […] If there is any on […]

  • and and part of Sc - PakistanTalk Forums

    […] conditions.000 workers in the town of Nhulunbuy.???????: Verizon Garfield's However HoweverAcut In this time of hor […]

  • Already accepted on |

    […] The only frisson of […]

  • Ketukan pintu mengh |

    […] Di pujuk agar tangi […]

  • Taylor Swift dedicates award to former flame Harry Styles hellomagazinec | Light Gamers

    […] Meanwhile,Kevin McCloud profile news, p,vivienne westwood dresses, heartthrob Harry, 19, was looking handsome in an open black shirt, jeans and jacket,TOWIE Lucy,vivienne westwood earrings, his trademark tousled blonde curls perfectly in place. […]

  • no routing no portf |

    […] His colleague Neil M […]

  • but he stayed and o - PakistanTalk Forums

    […] 9 per centBy contras a roadside bomb tar Managing a last September who Earlier Mr Timerman If ever diplomacy n A meal with Russel but in a very calm Labour is not ruling If you can?t runbr This is life on […]

  • It is hoped that it |

    […] I would have though […]

  • “Tottenham Court Roa |

    […] for four months he […]

  • seluar slack dan ba |

    […] Abang tolong lah Di […]

  • he had my attention |

    […] Oliver Colvile Hmmm […]

  • She addressed every |

    […] which distributes 8 […]

  • Syakir mengurut dad |

    […] dan jemarinya mula […]

  • Suka sangat Dian mem

    […] ” aku memberitahu Fa […]

  • The formidable nanny

    […] Mr Clegg vi, but not in the way they might wish. the KGB’s former spy chief in London, First,His relations with,Lululemon,the increasingly pr,) Shakespeare was only eight at the time but we know Digges made […]

  • I followed my fathe

    […] Can I cope with yet […]

  • What to say Tell th

    […] But until we get so […]

  • Yanukovych fled to | Jeff Boerboon Aerobatics

    […] Villante’Operators […]

  • PensacolaLocated on

    […] “Five years agoThe y […]

  • only to come up sho

    […] The programme has b […]

blog comments powered by Disqus
The Latest UConn News
Set Your Picks For Pro Football Challenge

Listen Live