A suit is a set of clothing made from the same fabric. They are usually made up of at least two garments, a jacket and trousers, which is known as a two piece suit. A three piece suit adds a waistcoat.

The most common suits worn today are business suits, which are also known as lounge suits.

You can buy a suit in a few different ways:

Bespoke or Tailored Suits

Bespoke and tailored suits are custom made by a tailor who uses your exact measurements to create the pattern. You will get the best fit and have a wide choice of fabrics if you opt for a bespoke suit.

Man and Woman in black suits

Made To Measure Suits

Made to measure suits use a premade pattern that is then altered to fit your measurements. These suits often have a more limited range of fabrics to choose from.

Ready To Wear Suits

Ready to wear suits are off-the-rack and made in a range of common sizes which you can either wear as is or take to a tailor to alter for a better fit.

Women's Grey Suit

Suit Separates

A lot of retailers nowadays sell suit separates where you can buy jackets and trousers separately. This gives you more choice when it comes to finding the most appropriate size to wear as is or to get slightly altered.


There are many and varied occasions when wearing a suit may be applicable. For example, it could be for your Work, a Business Meeting or even Weekend Casual use, a Prom or Graduation, Black tie as well as White tie functions, a Day at the Races, a Special Dinner or going to a Show or to the Theatre, often Job Interviews and then of course there’s a Suit’s other main uses when for Weddings and for Funerals. The retailers listed on this site can cater for all of those occasions and many more.

Man Wearing Tuxedo

Buying Suits Online

There are many options when it comes to buying a suit, including online. Made to measure, ready to wear and suit separates can all be bought online and can even include customisations. A lot of big name suit brands now offer their products to purchase online, which is great if you are time poor or do not have these brand stores in your location. Find an online retailer from our list of recommended shops.

Men's Pinstripe Suit
Boohoo has on trend suits and suit separates for men and women. They also have shirts, blouses, shoes and accessories. Boohoo Australia has free shipping for orders over $30 and regularly has sales and promotions.
Van Heusen is well known for menswear and men’s business attire, but also has a range women’s business suit options. Shopping online with Van Heusen includes free shipping for orders over $100 Australia wide plus a 30 day refund policy.
ASOS has an extensive range of men’s and women’s suits and suit separates. While offering more traditional business and wedding suits they also have fashion forward suits in non-traditional colours and bold patterns. Shipping is free if you spend over $40 and there are often great sales.
David Jones is a well known and respected Department Store chain in Australia, offering a huge range of modern and traditional men’s, women’s & children’s fashion wear, plus many other everyday items including Shoes, Bags, Jewellery, Homewares, Electrical Goods, Appliances and more.
SABA has a collection of contemporary menswear and womenswear that is designed with superior tailoring and modern simplicity. Free Shipping on orders over $200 plus SABA has the option of Click & Collect and returns to selected retail stores around Australia.
Tarocash is a men’s only suit and fashion retailer originally from South Africa. It began supplying menswear to retail outlets across Australia in the 1980’s and quickly realised that Australian men were in desperate need of their own coordinated range of smart-casual clothing. Today, Tarocash has over 100 stores.
At T.M.Lewin, originally of London and now worldwide (including Australia), you can seamlessly mix business with casual by browsing the very latest new season suit collection, stylish jackets, Italian stretch chinos, pure Egyptian cotton shirts and much more.
Moss Bros is one of the top menswear retailers in the UK and provide a large range of suits, tuxedos and accessories for any style, fit and occasion you may need. With shipping to Australia you can purchase from top name brands.


Check out yd.’s exclusive Men’s suit collection range. Shop here for skinny and slim suits, shirts, trousers, shoes, accessories and all apparel for the fashionista in your life. You’re certain to find something special when you shop with yd.
The Iconic offers a great range of affordable men’s and women’s ready to wear suits and separates. Choose from a variety of cuts, styles and colours, including traditional black, navy and grey, plus brighter modern colours and bolder patterns. Get fast shipping and great sales.
Hawes & Curtis is a UK brand with a long and impressive history. Their Australian online store has a great range of men’s suits, suit separates and shirts available, plus menswear and accessories. They also have on offer a good selection of womenswear.
OppoSuits range of colourful and crazy suits might be just what you are looking for to stand out from the crowd at your next costume party, Halloween, Christmas party, wedding or any fun occasion. All orders ship for free within one business day.
M.J. Bale Custom tailoring for tailored Suits & tailored Shirts. A suit retailer of unbridled class and reputation, M.J. Bale caters for the man who knows exactly what he wants in life, business and fashion. Exquisitely creating a traditional and modern range of Suits, Blazers, Tuxedos and other accessories.

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