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Difference Between Men & Women Suits

It is true that Man are from Mars and Women are from Venus but equally true is the fact that in this competitive age both are fighting aggressively to leave their mark on the world. A well tailored, crisp business suit is able to send a signal of their professionalism and also competence among the audiences. Here are few important points for men and women suits.

* Parts of the Suit

Suits are made up of Jackets and Pants for males while the Pants may be replaced with a formal skirt by women. Suit jackets are essentially made up of collars, pockets, vents, cuffs, lapels and pleats in both the men and women suits but the difference will be seen in the jackets cut. While in Men Suit jackets are boxy shaped with not much detailing in the mid section, women suit jackets have a more fitting design that provides curves at the center thus emphasizing a womens body shape. Also men suits usually have full sleeved jackets while women suits jackets can have sleeves of varying lengths. Women can team up their jackets with either a skirt while attending a very formal meeting or a relaxed pant suit for daily wear. Men team up the jackets with either a pleated or flat pants

* Suit Design

Suits for men are strictly designed using certain fixed patterns like a single or a double breasted coat or the variation could be a two or three button jacket paired with a trouser. While with the changing fashion trends there can be a variety of flavors that can be seen in women suits. The women suits can be made dressier by using embroidery, or stitching ribbon or laces on the lapels. The women can add more elegance to their dress by adding a beautiful matching hat while wearing their suits.

* Selection of Fabric & Color

The colors and fabric chosen while tailoring the men suits are more towards the conservative side. Men usually opt for highly twisted fabrics like wools and tweeds in shades of grey, black and navy while purchasing a formal suit. They may use microfibre or linen for getting a more Casual Suits or summer suits. Women on other hand have lots of fabrics to experiment form while purchasing both the formal suits and casual suits. The suit jacket and skirt for a women suit may not be even made up of the same material. The fabrics could vary from raw silk to jacquards in shades as varied from baby pink to powder blue to daffodils yellow.