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How about listening to Neal Patrick Harris' character Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother and wearing your suit like a second skin? As The LA Times once put it: Hardly ever seen sans suit since the show debuted in 2005, [Neil Patrick Harris'] Barney Stinson uses his wardrobe as a weapon for womanizing.
You know where Barney got that motto? Depressed after a recent breakup, he read it on a flyer for a suiting company (it could even have been a flyer for A Suit That Fits). He took the motto quite literally, of course, and began donning a suit for every occasion, becoming, in his own words, awesome. It reminds me of something the tragic, Australian rocker Michael Hutchence said back in the 90s: If you're performing on stage, pretend you're wearing an ego jacket. I think a suit can be a bit like that. It certainly was for all those yuppies back in the 80s. Ever seen American Psycho? Click on Get the Look for your own personal ego jacket by A Suit That Fits.
Do you like shiny suits? Sometimes I'm afraid to admit it, but I super love them. You don't always have occasion to wear them and it's not the most versatile suit in your wardrobe, but they can look amazing.
The success of the look is dependent upon not wearing a tie. You probably aren't wearing the suit to the office so there is no reason to being wear a tie. It really is a cocktail suit. The perfect outfit for summer Hamptons parties or drinks after work in midtown. On a side note: Check out how narrow the breast welt pocket is. I really love this look and of course when you do custom suiting this is a style detail you can customize. .
Suit Up! One of the many memorable quotes of Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris) of the hit US comedy 'How I Met Your Mother', as he tries, once again, to smarten up his series buddy Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor).
From a crisp, lightweight mohair day suit, to an impeccably accessorised dinner suit, Barney certainly knows how to cut a dash on and off set.
And as he quite rightly says, in his pursuit of the fairer sex, 'A well tailored suit is to women what lingerie is to men!
Even dressing down, Mr. Stinson still looks awesome!
Check out the Legendary Barney here: Suit Up!
'How I Met Your Mother' is one of America's most popular prime-time TV shows. Framed in the year 2030, it's about a father telling the story to his children of how he met their mother back in the early 2000s, so for all intents and purposes, it's a modern day situational comedy show.
Taking a closer look at the character's tailoring style, it's quite clear to see that he loves the slick look. Slim, tailored fitting suits, with a crisp shirt and often skinny tie form Stinson's normal attire. To say that he uses this smooth image to his advantage with the ladies in the show would be a bit of an understatement, but I think we should leave it just there for now! Below is an example of Barney's impeccable tailoring choices:
If you like the look and wouldn't mind trying it out for yourself, I've already done the legwork and designed a suit for you to check out here. Enjoy!

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