Men’s suiting fabrics are used for suits, jackets, vests and trousers. Woven of wool, cotton, etc., they are ranked among the most popular fabrics when it comes to building a man’s wardrobe. Deciding which suiting fabric is best to buy depends on many factors, such as your age, status, purpose and income.
Fabrics of that type come in many weights and patterns. They differ in breathability, softness, luster, thickness and thread count. There are summer weights perfect for warmer seasons, as well as denser fabrics ideal for autumn/winter.
The perfect suit starts with picking the right fabric. You also need a professional tailor to get a custom two or three-piece outfit that will fit your body shape. Still, the first step is to find the ideal suit cloth, and there are many options one can tap into.
Properties: A number-one choice for suits. Natural, breathable, absorbing, it makes all kinds of jackets and trousers – from lightweight to heavy.
Best For: Formal and casual worsted wool suits and vests, with the weight depending on the season. Durable and water-resistant, worsted wool is ideal for jackets and trousers in temperate climates.
Properties: Soft, silky and lightweight, cashmere yarn is probably the best thing you can have next to your skin.
Best For: Cashmere might not be the right option for trousers given its softness and pliable nature, but it makes wonderful jackets.
Properties: Silk suiting fabrics are smooth, fine and lightweight. They require much attention in terms of care. Silk also provides the fabric with a stunning luster.
Best For: Luxury suits for special events and hot climates. Silk can be used to line a suit.
Properties: Linen gives breathability and ultra-comfort in wear. This fiber wrinkles much but is ok with pressing.
Best For: Casual suits for summer, perfect for a relaxed event. Linen fabrics tend to be softer and suppler compared to cotton cloths.
Tissura presents a wide range of suiting fabrics. Choose classic Super 100's worsted wool for everyday use or extra-fine Super 250's intended for high-level events, cozy merino wool to precious cashmere and rare vicuña. At our online store, you can find suiting fabrics from the renowned European manufacturers:
These manufacturers produce the collections suitable for any taste and occasion. You will find exactly what you need in terms of weave, design, composition and drape.
Scabal wool fabric collections
Dormeuil wool fabric collections
Holland & Sherry wool fabric collections
Loro Piana wool fabric collections