Feel Like a Boss in These Made-in-Canada Suits
We believe in supporting Canadian products, not for the sake of it, but because our nation boasts some of the finest brands and designers in the world. Here, Truc Nguyen highlights 9 suits that will update your fall work wardrobe.
From luxury designer sets to accessibly-priced separates, there are plenty of great, domestically-made suiting options on the market at many price points. The selection is diverse and creative, whether you’re looking for a special-occasion outfit or something for everyday meetings.
This fall, you can invest in a double-breasted blazer, a pastel-coloured offering, an Italian-flannel set — no matter which design you go for, it’s hard to go wrong with a sharp new suit.
Here are 9 fashionable, Canadian-made suits for your consideration.
Double breasted blazers are a big menswear trend this year; get your fix at a great price with this fitted blue polyester-wool blend suit from Montreal’s Tristan label.
Made in Hamilton, Ontario, using an Italian wool fabric, this two-button glenplaid flannel suit stands out for all the right reasons. And, if you want to tweak the look slightly, Sydney’s also offers custom, contemporary bespoke and traditional bespoke suiting services at their Toronto shop.
This classic grey suit is available in both regular and (selected) tall sizes. Made by Montreal manufacturer Jack Victor exclusively for retailer Gotstyle, it’s specially tailored to fit more athletic physiques.
Harry Rosen carries a number of Samuelsohn’s made-in-Canada suits. This one is made of lightweight Super 130’s wool, and is chockful of functional features such as water and stain repellence, wrinkle recovery, and fabric breathability and stretch.
Samuelsohn Madison Suit, $1,298
Stand out from the crowd in this unique Japanese-denim jacket that’s been hand painted by Montreal artist Romain Boz in a manner that recalls the ukiyo-e artist Hokusai’s work. This is wearable art at its finest.
There’s a simple reason that Smythe suiting is so beloved by everyone from the Duchess of Sussex to Karine Vanasse: It’s fashionably-designed and well-tailored. This must-have suit will make a bold statement wherever you go.
Marie Saint Pierre
Who knew a navy skirt suit could look so chic? And, you could even mix-and-match the colours of the double jersey fabric; the blazer is available in 9 shades, while the skirt is offered in 6.
Montreal-based retailer Le Chateau still produces a number of woven apparel items in Canada, including some of their suiting. This double-breasted blazer looks great as part of a suit, but could also be worn with jeans or a fitted pencil skirt.