The go-to suit: A staple in your closet, maybe even necessary to your financial survival. Bespoke not really your thing, budget-wise? These suits are modern classics, guaranteed to stay in style until you can afford a trip to Hong Kong for something custom. These picks will let you stay in the game without selling off your possessions on eBay.

 

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Uniqlo
Black wool blended jacket, $100 at uniqlo.com; Black wool blended flat-front pant, $60 at uniqlo.com

 

Zara suit

Zara
Black basic blazer and trousers, $160 at zara.com

 

Suitsupply

Suitsupply
Havana gray suit in non-iron wool, $600 at suitsupply.com

 

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Topman
Navy skinny-fit suit, $250 at us.topman.com

 

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Shades of Grey
Two-button blazer in gray tweed, $154 at shadesofgreyclothing.comSlim-fit suit pant, $77 at shadesofgreyclothing.com

 

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Express
Stretch wool Photographer suit jacket and pants, $248 at express.com

 

Kenneth Cole suit

Kenneth Cole
Slim-fit stretch wool blazer, $295 at kennethcole.com; Slim-fit stretch wool pant, $150 at kennethcole.com

 

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J.Crew
Ludlow suit jacket with double vent in Italian chino, $298; Ludlow slim suit pant in Italian chino $158 at jcrew.com

 

Suitsupply

Suitsupply
London blue plain suit, $500 at suitsupply.com

 

Club Monaco suit

Club Monaco
Grant striped cotton suit blazer in charcoal, $349 at clubmonaco.com; Grant striped suit trouser, $149 at clubmonaco.com