How To Pick Your Suit Fabric


More than often sales guys can take advantage of your lack of fabric knowledge when you are buying your suit.. Suit Fabric composition and quality is one of the most important factors in determining your suit cost. To make life easier for you when you buying your next tailor made suit we have boiled down everything you need to know about most popular suit fabrics and their quality

Below are the most popular suiting materials –


  • Wool/Polyester Blend
  • Wool
  • Wool/Cashmere Blend
  • Cotton

blog-innerimg2Wool/polyester blend –

Wool/polyester blend suits are cheaper alternative to 100% pure wool. The biggest advantage of wool/polyester blend suits is that they do not wrinkle as much due to the synthetic fiber. However they come with their own disadvantage as polyester blend suits can get really hot and can carry a shiny look. Wool/polyester suits are also more affordable compared to 100% wool and other suiting fabrics.

Wool –

Wool is versatile and most popular suiting fabric. Using 100% pure wool is important for your made to measure suit as it is a natural and durable fabric which works very well for Australian weather as it is a breathable fabric unlike the polyester blend fabrics.

Wool quality is determined by the thread count. Most of you must have come across the terms 100’s wool, 110’s wool, 120’s wool and 180’s wool. Super number specifies the count of the fabric. Higher the super count, the finer the wool. Higher super count also means more expensive fabric.

Super 110’s to Super 130’s wool are best suited for business suits as they provide perfect balance between comfort, fabric durability and wrinkle resistance.

They are different kinds of wool fabrics. Marino wools are considered as best as it is regarded as finest and softest wool.

Wool/Cashmere Blend –

Pure cashmere is a luxurious fabric known for its soft hand feel and pure wool is best known for its breathability and durability. So wool/cashmere blend fabrics have best of both worlds. They are soft, luxurious and wrinkle resistant. We highly recommend wool/cashmere blend fabrics for wedding suits for its best day of your life and groom should opt for nothing but the best!

blog-innerimg2Linen – Linen is natural fiber known for its uneven texture. A linen suit is best suited for warmer months and if you decide to get married on the beach then linen wedding suit is what you need. Linen blazers look cool on but the downfall is that they crease very easily. Want to know more about Linen suits, please read

Cotton –

Cotton suits are made up of 100% cotton and the biggest advantage is that this natural fiber will keep you cool in warmer months and will absorb sweat. It’s perfect material for summer, spring and fall.

Getting a tailor made suit perfect suit is not just about getting the style and fit right, it’s also about getting the fabric right. If you are looking for a perfect custom tailored suit then visit one of conveniently located stores in Sydney, Melbourne and Western Sydney.

Bentex Suits

Aaron Costello
Aaron Costello
11:37 11 May 17
Bentex Suits did a fantastic job designing & tailoring an amazing suit for my wedding day. I was so happy with the outcome and felt really good on the day. I wanted to go for a vintage look & feel and they totally nailed the brief! I had so many comments from just about everyone saying how dapper I looked and after receiving our photos from the day, I’ve really been able to see how nice the suit looked! I'd recommend Roshni & the team to anyone looking to get a suit tailored.
Titus Boris
Titus Boris
09:35 15 Oct 17
If you prefer quality tailoring or, like me, if you need it - I strongly recommend Bentex Suits.
Jonathan Paul
Jonathan Paul
13:29 11 Jun 17
I would highly recommend Bentex Suits to anyone looking for quality tailored clothing. I have struggled for years to find suits and shirts that fit me properly (given my tall & slim build) - not anymore! Ajay and Roshni are both very knowledgable, the variety of available fabrics is vast and no request is too challenging. I have 2 suits/12 shirts and will certainly be returning again. Well done Bentex!
John Briggs
John Briggs
06:22 15 Mar 17
This was our first stop for a Bridal Party 6 suits in total!We booked in and were given all the knowledge of a suit and it's materials... The options are endless! But we were professionally steered in the right direction after sitting down with Bentex we were armed with all the knowledge! We shopped around after seeing Bentex but were not treated as well or given the same options with the suit designs and always limited fabrics! All in all we wasted our time going back to other shops and came straight back to Bentex the final fitting was a breeze and the wedding was fabulous!Thank you so much Bentex!
Abhimanyu Nithyanand
Abhimanyu Nithyanand
06:49 22 Jul 17
Roshni & Ajay were absolutely fantastic in all ways possible. They assisted with the selection of the suit including the syle and colour. They ensured that the trials and delivery was on time and above all the suits looked absolutely amazing! Would never go anywhere to stich suits anymore
Manuel Espindola
Manuel Espindola
01:24 19 Oct 17
I have bought 3 suits from Bentex Suits and they did a fantastic job making sure the suits fit me as I expected, the quality of the fabric is excellent. They also work fast as one of the suits was required by me quite fast, they did meassure and made modifications in less than a week. Very professional place tu buy from and excellent service.
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