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The Athlete’s Guide to Active Suiting

Look sharp and stay comfortable.

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In recent years, classic men’s suit silhouettes have been infused with technical fabrics, lending a different level of comfort for the sharply dressed man. Finding the common ground between active and tailored, these suits are breathable and have multi-directional stretch, appealing to everyone from men on the go to notable athletes. Stand-up paddleboarder and racer Kai Lenny prefers boardshorts and an aloha shirt much of the time, but when the occasion calls for a suit, his style is based in this hybrid function. “Of course it has to look good,” Lenny said. “But at the end of the day, it can’t be uncomfortable.” If you’re in the same boat as Lenny, explore our favorite active suiting selections and invest in a suit designed for both comfort and style.

The Suits

 

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The Jetsetter Suit by Bonobos $550

 

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Aviator 2 Pants by Ministry of Supply $140
Aviator 2 Jacket by Ministry of Supply $350

 

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Stretch Wool Trouser by Theory $265
Stretch Wool Jacket by Theory $595

 

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Flat Front Trouser by EFM $295
Waterproof Blazer by EFM $595

A Watch Fit for the Suit

TAG Heuer AQUARACER 300M Calibre 5: The 43mm Calibre 5 features a striped, blue face and a blue ceramic turning bezel. Its automatic movement is Swiss made with an engraved oscillating mass and a 38-hour power reserve. It’s ready for any adventure, whether you’re running for a meeting, surfing after work or spending your days more inland. Buy Now: $2,650

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