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Part II: Getting Suited up to the Nines With Indochino

At 6’8” tall with the build of a (former) offensive lineman, finding a suit that fits and looks good has frequently eluded me over the years. Not only is a 54 XL hard to come by off the rack, but when it does come, it usually also comes with some not-so-awesome features including:  Slouchy, pleated…

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Part 1: Getting Suited up to the Nines with Indochino

Somehow, I’ve managed to make it to my mid-30s without ever delving into the details of men’s suiting. I am an attorney, but my work has been in the technology sector, and more recently, in city government. In both of these roles, business casual was the order of the day. That is about about to…

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The Indochino Experience: Part I (Shopping & First Fit)

Being six foot six inches tall generally does not make for a good shopping experience for any kind of clothing and most certainly not for suiting. In fact it’s usually the opposite, a recipe for frustration, with the question, “Do you have suiting in size 48 extra large tall?” usually met with a blank stare—or,…

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The Blank Label Experience

At six foot six, I’m basically a large billboard that advertises to the world that one size does not fit all. Finding stylish dress shirts that fit has always been a challenge; my sleeve length is 38, neck size 18 and ½. In terms of body type, I’m what Kacy would call “average”—not fat, not…

This One’s For the (Tall) Guys…

Okay, so I get that you guys will all tell me that you HATE shopping. My (6’8”) fiancé has even resorted to nonverbal assertions of this every time I pop into a Banana Republic for more than 90 seconds—mostly by pacing furiously outside the entrance—stopping only to intently stare at my movements as though scouting…