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This week, Jon Caramanica heads to Suitsupply in Soho. He calls it a "suit superstore," and describes it as "loud and bright, like a Walmart that never sleeps." He's drawn to the off-the rack price range of around $469, explaining that Suitsupply is that stepping stone between Club Monaco and Barneys: "This is upmarket for the Tumblr generation, for the #menswear movement, for those who crave Kiton and Isaia and are still a few jobs away from being able to afford them." In the end, however, he leaves empty handed—torn between a beige suit that didn't quite fit right and a $1,000 price tag for made-to-measure. [NYT]