Travel suits: wrinkle-free workwear for the jet setting man

Brands such as Hugo Boss and Paul Smith have created crease-resistant suits
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Keeping wrinkle-prone suits wrinkle-free in a suitcase is challenging, but everyone from high end fashion houses to low end brands are creating crease-resistant ‘travel suits’ that will allow you to look sharp from morning to night.
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Australian brand Country Road developed a Modern Traveller Suit with high-twist, 100 percent wool fabric that quickly recovers from creasing, allowing you to go from plane to boardroom wrinkle-free. Price range: AED2,000
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High end brands such as Hugo Boss have been jumping on the bandwagon when it comes to travel suits, having launched the Boss Travel Line made from new, wool-based fabric. Jackets in the collection come with an inside loop for attaching smartphone earphones. The slim-fit virgin wool suit is particularly comfortable as it features soft shoulder construction and internal functionality including stretch lining. Price range: AED3,000
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English menswear brand Paul Smith created a ‘suit to travel in’ in crease-resistant, high-twist wool cloth. While the suit is made in the brand’s Kensington cut, which is slim sitting through the shoulder, chest and waist, it is built over a half floating canvas, allowing for better movement. Price range: AED3,500
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The Commuter suit by Ted Baker is made for the modern business traveller, designed in a checked pattern. It’s made with rain-resistant coating, removable zipped lining and travel-friendly fabric. Price range: AED2,000
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Italian fashion house Canali revealed a classic fit travel suit made from pure wool and silk-linen that stop creases from forming. It comes in rich shades such as navy blue, making it ideal for business events. Price range: AED7,000
Mon 09 Oct 2017 05:38 PM GST
Last Updated: Thu 19 Oct 2017 01:03 PM GST
By Lubna Hamdan