How to pack a suit
Let's start off this post by saying it's not great to pack a suit. Where possible if transporting a suit take it in a suit carrier, most airlines will let you take a suit bag on as an extra piece of luggage and a friendly air steward or stewardess will also hang it for you.
That said sometimes it is unavoidable and we need to pack a suit in our suitcase. When needs must there is a better way to fold and pack a suit, follow our below six step guide. Try not to squash your suit in too tightly and hang on a wide arm hanger as soon as you reach your destination. Some fabrics will lend themselves to this kind of traveling more than others and be ready to go as soon as you unpack. Some may need 24 hours to hang and let the creases fall out and some will need a quick press.
1. Lay your suit flat on a clean surface with the buttons unfastened.
2. Turn the shoulder on one side inside out, leave the sleeve the right way no need to turn this out also.
3. Tuck the inside out shoulder inside the other shoulder. Make sure the collar remains folded and match up the lapel roll and front edges.
4. Fold in the jacket in half so the outer sleeve remains on the outside.
5. Lay your trousers flat with the creases together. Place the jacket sideways in the middle of the trouser.
6. Fold in the top and bottom of the trouser so it wraps around the folded jacket and hey presto, you're ready to go!
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