It'd be nice if we could compile information here regarding suit fitment. I realize that there are very few hard and fast rules with regard to how suits fit, but some general guidelines would be a helpful reference for us all since there doesn't appear to be a single thread regarding fit I'll start with this I guess. Feel free to add if you have anything to say http://www.esquire.com/style/suit-fit-0708 Your list of "Signs Your Suit Don't Fit" said we should go down a jacket size if the sleeves are too long, and two if the jacket is too full. I think those two situations should generally be fixed by tailoring. A more useful accompanying guide might have shown how a correctly fitting suit should look. -- Gary Southon, Seattle Wash. We've provided many such tips in the past. Just for you, we went back and found the best of them. -- Editors 1. Shoulder pads end with your shoulders. 2. Your flat hand should slip easily into your suit under the lapels when the top (or middle) button is fastened. If you put a fist in, the suit should pull at the button. 3. The top button of a two-button suit -- or the middle button of a three-button suit -- should not fall below your navel. 4. With your arms at your sides, your knuckles should be even with the bottom of your jacket. 5. Jacket sleeves should fall where the base of your thumb meets your wrist. 6. Between a quarter and a half inch of shirt cuff should be visible. 7. One inch of break.