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Mike Albo reviews Syms and gives up on life. He depressingly begins by divesting himself of his dream of owning Helmut Lang suit, then comes to see the appeal of cheap suits if they're the sort of thing you have to wear daily. "If I worked in an office every day, I would get a bunch and spend my hard-earned paycheck on more important things, like pitchers of happy-hour margaritas." The review is overall pretty positive, but by the end of it we needed a pitcher of margaritas ourselves.—EL [NYT]