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Men’s Suits Are No Longer Suitable for Measuring U.K. Inflation

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The suit had been in the Office for National Statistics basket since 1947.

The suit had been in the Office for National Statistics basket since 1947.

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It has survived 150 years of changing fashion, seen off the hippies and spared many men the dilemma of deciding what to wear, but the pandemic proved the final nail in the coffin. The men’s suit has officially been retired from the male wardrobe.