Most little boys don’t like wearing a suit or a . Maybe it’s because they feel it’s bulky for their little frame and restless attitude. Even when they get older, it’s also kind of difficult to convince them to dress up in a suit or tux. They always prefer to go about in their jeans and t-shirt.

Every guy is different and so you will need to devise different methods to make the dress up in a suit or tux. On occasions such as weddings, funerals, proms or any other formal event, it’s important for a young man to appear sharp in a tuxedo .

Young gentleman looking daper in a tux

Young gentleman looking dapper in a tux

Today we’ll talk about how to know when it’s time for a new suit for your young man and how to avoid awkward stages and unpleasant surprises when it comes to sizing.

1. The proper fit

Check out Esquire’s article on how to tell if a suit fits. If the suit is too tight or short in spots it may be time for a new one, but if it’s too long or loose in spots a trip to the tailor may solve your problems.

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If your young man is rapidly growing and you have several events for that year (or a couple of years) at which he needs to dress up, talk to a tailor about leaving excess fabric to allow for letting clothing out.