Over the years, as the style of dress has grown more casual, many men’s styles have either become less prominent or gone by the wayside altogether. One such style is the three piece suit. While still worn today, it is not the fashion staple it once was. There once was a time when one couldn’t walk into a professional setting without seeing a man in a tailored three piece suit, double breasted, likely pinstripe, classy silk tie, and suspenders. There’s something about that vest that screams class. It gives a clean, crisp look, impressive even. When a man in a standard suit takes his jacket off, he’s simply a man in a shirt and tie depending on what kind of shirt he’s wearing. When a man in a three piece suit takes his jacket off he’s still just as dressed up, the front of the vest patterned, the back silk, it’s a sight to be seen. It’s also hard to not look one hundred percent put together when you’re in a three piece suit. Everything is neat and has its place and that’s one of the things that draw me to the look. One brand that still makes a wonderful three piece suit is Brooks Brothers. Though not the powerhouse brand they once were, they still make an excellent suit, old school enough to give a man that classy look from the years of yore but with a modern sensibility. Some of the three piece suits Brooks Brothers offers are the Fitzgerald Fit Three-Piece Sharkskin 1818 Suit, Milano Fit Three-Piece Houndstooth 1818 Suit, Regent Fit Double Track Stripe Three-Piece 1818 Suit, and the Milano Fit Sharkskin Three-Piece 1818 Suit. Tom Ford also offer some excellent options if your budget is a little higher. The shirts there are incredibly made, collar barred with French cuffs and made from outstanding material. Given this shirt’s quality and the fact that it comes with a collar bar make it the perfect accompaniment for any three piece suit. Another necessary accompaniment when wearing a three piece suit is the pocket square. It must be correctly folded and while it doesn’t need to be the same exact pattern as the tie it should be in the same color family as it and the suit in general. Cufflinks are also a must and should be silver or gold depending on what color metal watch you wear, I personally prefer sterling silver though gold is completely acceptable. Novelty cufflinks should not ever be worn though a pattern is acceptable if it matches with the rest of the suit namely the tie and pocket square. Monogrammed cufflinks are also an excellent look and a great compliment to the ensemble. Oxfords shined are a must. I wouldn’t wear any other shoe with a three piece suit. Anything else would cheapen the look and defeat the purpose of wearing the suit at all. In today’s society you might look slightly overdressed in a three piece suit but you’ll look far from out of place. You will simply stand out. There’s also the added benefit of now woman being able to resist a three piece suit.