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I have heard very good things about Isaia suits but currently do not own one. There is one (Yes, Andy I clicked the banner), and along with a 20% off promotion, will cost me around $550. It is listed as a Brown Herringbone with light Pink pinstripe. From the image it looks quite interesting and would certainly bring something new and potentially interesting (for better or worse) to my suit portfolio.

For those who are familiar with these suits, how do you feel about the fit? Also, what about the pattern and color of this suit? Any red flags or anything along those lines?
 

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Appreciate the feedback, fellas. I think Ben's comments about being too earthy probably rings the most with what I couldn't quite articulate about the suit. They do have others at the same/similar price. Though I am not supposed to be shopping for a new suit, the prices caught my attention so I figured I'd ask about the oddest one of the bunch first. Here are a few others:
 

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I appreciate the perspective from those of you who own these suits. I've tried Isaia suits on at NM and a few other stores but I find trying on an unaltered suit in a store is one thing, but wearing one for a full day/event is quite another, so again, thank you.

chotzo, I don't find the original suit to be unattractive per so but Mr. Ben's comments about it being too "earthy" is quite accurate. I am 6' and about 180 lbs with a moderately athletic build. I have a native Floridian tan and short brown hair so I fear that particular suit would appear, how shall I say, too "salt of the earth" for me.

I would say that 90% of my suits are worn for business or related functions. I tend to favor more subtle or traditional suits and when I want to snaz it up a bit, I do so with my shirt and tie selection.

I am going to think about this some more, but I think the charcoal and red stripe is probably my favorite overall. It strikes me as pretty traditional but the red pinstripe is something new to my wardrobe which is what I am looking for not that I am apparently, well, looking.
 

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Appreciate the assistance all. I ordered the Charcoal w/ Red Pinstripe size 54 (EU).

I am usually a 42R (US) but I tend to require a touch more room in the Italians and my waist measures a bit more than 36", so the 38" on these seemed like a reasonable choice.

I will report back soon.
 
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