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Need mid-price good quality suit for DH, please help!

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AnyFuleKno Thu 04-Sep-08 11:46:15

Would be so grateful if anyone can recommend a decent mid-price suit (say £100-£200) for DH. We are a bit skint but he needs one for interviews.

One he bought from Next last year did not stand up to heavy wear as the trousers fell apart (admittedly he wore it almost constantly for about a year).

MIL wants him to buy one from Asda...I would like to avoid this option if at all possible!

Thanks in advance

RubyRioja Thu 04-Sep-08 11:47:40

Dh has been happy with M&S performance suits - I think 95% wool 5% lycra so don't sag at knees after driving and sitting. Well within budget.

nickytwotimes Thu 04-Sep-08 11:48:01

Are there any good general menswear shops in your area?
DH goes to Slaters, but I think they are only in Scotland. They sell a range of prices and will do alterations aswell.

bundle Thu 04-Sep-08 11:51:04


miomaolalalalala Thu 04-Sep-08 11:54:47

moss bros? or racing green..husband got his from an outlet store though...

suwoo Thu 04-Sep-08 11:57:01

Nicky, slaters have loads of brances now- not just in Scotland. Slaters.

hanaflower Thu 04-Sep-08 11:58:16

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bundle Thu 04-Sep-08 11:59:46

M&S have ones you can stick in the washing machine smile

Legoleia Thu 04-Sep-08 12:00:35

Marks, buy two pairs of trousers at the time, makes the suit last waaaay longer!

bundle Thu 04-Sep-08 12:16:41

this one in Marks is £180 incl 2 pairs of trousers, comes in black or grey

AnyFuleKno Thu 04-Sep-08 13:49:16

Brilliant help! Thanks guys I knew you would come up with some good suggestions x

NoblesseOblige Thu 04-Sep-08 13:50:44

look at burtons online - better sale stuff than in store.

stretchmarkqueen Thu 04-Sep-08 13:51:54

Dp bought one from Next, £130. Very nice suits there, and you can order it in if they don't have the size instore.

stretchmarkqueen Thu 04-Sep-08 13:52:47

Meant to say, it hasn't fallen apart yet!!

AnyFuleKno Thu 04-Sep-08 21:35:40

Thanks all, will drag DH round the shops tomorrow to have a peep at some of your recommendations. He doesn't really 'get' shopping, the poor lamb hmm

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