Instagram’s menswear tastemakers on where to buy a great suit

From double-breasted to softer unstructured cuts, social media’s most stylish men offer their tailoring tips

Khaled Nasr wears Sciamat suit, Finamore shirt, Cordone 1956 tie and Monsieur Fox pocket square
Khaled Nasr wears Sciamat suit, Finamore shirt, Cordone 1956 tie and Monsieur Fox pocket square | Image: Neil Watson 10Leaves Media

Khaled Nasr, 38, software entrepreneur, Los Angeles. 67,500 followers – @sartoriomerta “My style is classically influenced, with a little bit of flair – ‘composed flair’. Bespoke is definitely my thing, and I often go to Sciamat, the Italian tailors known for soft, flowing jackets and roped shoulders. The first piece I ordered was a dark-green notch-lapel jacket; when it arrived I thought it was phenomenal. I love their wider lapels, the exaggerated curve of their pockets, especially their patch pockets with flaps, which you don’t see anywhere else. There’s no canvassing in a Sciamat jacket; it just kind of melts onto your body. Another guy I really like is Angel Ramos of Angel Bespoke, who’s based in New York but comes to LA a lot. He puts suiting together with a little bit of street; a slightly funkier take.” angelbespoke.comsciamat.com.

Dennis Walter wears Boggi Milano jacket, Sons of Savile Row waistcoat, shirt and trousers, Ray‑Ban Wayfarer sunglasses and Suitsupply tie
Dennis Walter wears Boggi Milano jacket, Sons of Savile Row waistcoat, shirt and trousers, Ray‑Ban Wayfarer sunglasses and Suitsupply tie

Dennis Walter, 32, digital marketer, Cologne, 23,600 followers – @kleidsam “My style influences tend to be Italian guys like Fabio Attanasio of style blog The Bespoke Dudes and Neapolitan tailor Luca Rubinacci; both champions of sprezzatura, their style reflects their individuality. It’s all about being relaxed and respecting the rules while tweaking them. I would never have dreamt of wearing a double-breasted suit, for instance, but when you see so many great-looking images of guys with the same build as you, wearing a DB with a kind of rakish nonchalance, you think, hey, maybe I could give that a go. I buy most of my suits at Suitsupply – its house cut perfectly fits my body. I also discovered a great store for blazers and shirts in Portugal called J Lisbon – I love its materials and cuts.” jlisbon.comsuitsupply.com.

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Alexander Kraft, 45, CEO, Monaco, 61,700 followers – @alexander.kraft “I’m CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty France, but even when I started as an intern at Sotheby’s I wore a three‑piece suit and polished shoes. My grandfather always dressed for the occasion – black tie meant black tie – and I inherited that sensibility. I’ve been wearing suits from Parisian tailor Cifonelli exclusively since 2010. I have very strong ideas about how I want to look, and they were the first to indulge me. Together, we came up with a double-breasted waistcoat with a three-piece suit, inspired by morning dress but for an everyday look: a shawl collar, button-through, not too high and not too low. We worked on it for six months. Plus a slim, low-button coat and narrow flat-front trousers. I like a streamlined silhouette.” cifonelli.com.

Alexander Kraft wears Cifonelli bespoke three-piece suit, Rubinacci hat, Drake’s tie and Rolex pocket watch
Alexander Kraft wears Cifonelli bespoke three-piece suit, Rubinacci hat, Drake’s tie and Rolex pocket watch | Image: Luke Carby

Olof Nithenius, 35, bank manager, Gothenburg, 58,900 followers – @olof1982 “Dress codes are a little more relaxed in Sweden than in some countries. I wear a navy or charcoal suit once a week if I have a client meeting, otherwise it’s a tweed jacket, moleskin trousers and Oxford shirts. In the UK, Thom Sweeney is young, contemporary and has a British look that I like – a slightly shorter jacket and snug fit. In Italy, I like Sartoria Corcos in Florence and Sartoria Solito in Naples, both with very different styles: Corcos is a classic Italian look made with Japanese precision, while Solito is more Napoli in style, with soft construction and shoulders – its sport coats feel more like cardigans. And I’ve worked a lot with a tailor in Poland called Zaremba, which I found on Tumblr. The construction is very light and the sports coats and jackets have shirt-style shoulders known as spalla camicia.” olof1982.comsartoriacorcos.comsartoriasolito.itthomsweeney.co.ukzaremba-krawiec.pl.

Olof Nithenius wears Zaremba jacket, Luca Avitabile bespoke shirt and Drake’s tie and pocket square
Olof Nithenius wears Zaremba jacket, Luca Avitabile bespoke shirt and Drake’s tie and pocket square | Image: Ted Olsson

David Evans, 62, former lawyer and teacher, London, 19,300 followers – @greyfoxblog “When I was a lawyer my style was all double-breasted pinstripe suits and black Oxfords, but these days I’m more smart-casual. I like wearing ties, but I’ll pair a knitted tie with a chambray shirt to dial down the formality. I also like comfortable unstructured suits. You can be a lot more playful these days, and I like to explore this middle ground between formal and informal, because it’s relevant for a lot of men. I’m keen on British-made. One of my favourite brands is SEH Kelly, which makes all its pieces in the British Isles. It’s great-fitting workwear-style clothing – linens, tweeds and knitwear – and not that expensive. sehkelly.com.

David Evans wears Dashing Tweeds jacket, Triplstitched x Grey Fox collaboration shirt, Shaun Gordon tie and Cravat Club pocket square
David Evans wears Dashing Tweeds jacket, Triplstitched x Grey Fox collaboration shirt, Shaun Gordon tie and Cravat Club pocket square | Image: Jamie Ferguson

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