There are many things that can invoke a vivid image of a typical rich fellow and the most expensive suit there is, plus a complex automated coffee make like the Javabot which is the most expensive espresso machine all in the same building is a major power move.
To take it a bit further, one can imagine how powerful it would feel to wear such a suit, drink coffee from such a machine and then be able to sign money transaction with the most expensive pen in the world.
That is real material power.
Rich men wear suits and suits make rich men look powerful with a finesse of an 007 magnetic aura. But even among the rich, there are levels and not everyone of these bag belong to the same level and as such there are expensive things out there, intended for only the very few richest there is on the pyramid top.
1. Stuart Hughes Diamond Edition – $892,500
And the Stuart Hughes Diamond Edition is for such men. And it is said that 10 percent of the suit sales will be going to the Haiti Relief Fund.
The Stuart Hughes Diamond Edition is the most expensive suit in the world with a price tag of £599,000.00 and was . Made from a rich blend of Cashmere wool, silk & diamonds.
The worlds most expensive suit was designed by Richard Jewels of Manchester & Stuart Hughes of Liverpool. And is adorn with 480 diamonds.
Each cut gem is 0.5cts, colour G, VS2 quality, all of which total a massive 240cts and only 3 of it’s kind will be made.
According to Richard Jewels, ” I hope to establish a luxury brand that will not only capture the eyes but the hearts of the consumers. The R.Jewels brand for men and women will offer unrivalled customer service and we will be offering our clients all expenses paid trips to luxury destinations such as the Arc en Ciel in St Lucia as part of the packages. The emphasis on our products is to solidify one’s individuality.”
The Stuart Hughes Diamond Edition took 600 man hours to create.
2. Narendra Modi’s Suit – $693,174
- This monogrammed suit worn by India’s PM Modi entered the Guinness World Records as ‘the most expensive suit sold at auction’
- The money however went to his campaign of cleaning the Ganga River
- The suit had the Prime Minister’s name embroidered into its pinstripes
- Laljibhai Tulsibai Patel, a diamond baron and private airline owner, bought this suit for 43,131,311 Indian Rupees (or $693,174) at the auction.
3. Alexander Amosu Vanquish II Bespoke – $101,860
The title was earlier owned by Alexander Amosu for designing a one-off creation made from finest materials with gold and pave set diamond buttons for a price tag of $101,860.
Alexander Amosu currently stands behind the second most expensive suit in the world. The $101,860 suit is made with nine 18 carat gold & diamond buttons and features very expensive fabrics from rare animals vicuna (a South American animal that looks like a llama and shears wool every 3 years) and qiviuk (said to be the world’s most expensive wool gathered from the Arctic musk ox). as well as pashmina sourced from the eponymous Himalayan goats.
It took 80 hours and 5,000 individual stitches (£14 per stitch) to make this suit
4. DORMEIUL VANQUISH II SUIT – US$ 95,319
- This particular suit is made up of six of the world’s rarest fabrics including royal Qivuik, Ambassador, Dorsilk, Kirgzy White, and Fifteen Point Eight.
- The suit is made by the London’s House of Dormeuil which was founded in 1842
- It is said that the design was created by the head of the company, Jules Dormeuil
5. Zoot Suit – $78,000
- The Zoot suit was discovered at an estate sale in New Jersey and is the only suit of its kind to be auctioned in the US
- This off-putting, World War II era striped zoot suit was sold in 2011 at New York City’s Augusta Auctions for $78,000.
- Karen Augusta the owner of Augusta Auctions had originally priced the suit to sell at $600-$900. And as such was really surprised to get $78,000 for it.
6. William Westmancott Ultimate Bespoke – $75,000
- The Westmancott suit is a 3- or 4- piece suit instead of a 2-piece and It takes 200 hours for experts to make
- The stitches are made with horse hair so that the suit doesn’t lose its shape over time.
- The company promises to carry out every adjustment and repair, free of charge for up to twenty years after purchase.
7. Cavalier Rockefeller Vanquish II – $70,000
- The Cavalier Rockefeller Vanquish II, limited-edition is the most expensive suit under the Cavalier Brand.
- Each suit is made of expensive Vanquish II fabric and 4-carat diamond buttons embedded into African platinum.
- It was made by a team of master tailors who worked tirelessly for over 200 hours, hand sewing The Rockefeller Vanquish ll into existence.
- Only 5 will ever be produced.
8. Kiton K-50 – $60,000
- These suits are made single-handedly by Kiton’s world famous tailor, Enzo D’Orsi.
- The number “50” in the name means tt take Enzo 50 hours to make each suit, and he only makes 50 per year.
- It is the most expensive tuxedo in the world
- The suit is made from merino sheep wool
9. Desmond Merrion Supreme Bespoke – $47,500
According to its maker Desmond Merrion :
This service is aimed at the client who wants the absolute truest and purest form of tailoring that money can buy.
I will personally place every single stitch in your suit by hand, a machine will never touch the garment at any stage.
This hand making is the absolute pinnacle of tailoring, and will create a garment that is unique and unparalleled from any other tailor in the world.
Your suit will take me so long to make it can not be measured in man hours, it will take MONTHS of my time to make the perfectly crafted suit.
The finished suit will appear as if it has not been hand crafted, but sculpted around your torso, the wearing of the suit and the softness will be unrivaled by anything else that can be offered from any other tailor or tailoring company.
- The Desmond Merrion Bespoke is hand made by Desmond Merrion himself
10. Brioni Vanquish II – $43,000
- This high-quality, exclusive suits are made from the British luxury fabric, Vanquish 11. which is produced by UK-based cloth-makers Dormeuil
- This particular brand is responsible for James Bond’s suits as seen in the movies since early 1990s
- There were only 100 of them made. And they were sold for $43,000 each.
- The suit is made with the world’s best and rarest fabrics, the Qiviuk, Vicuna, and Pashmina included
11. World Wood Record Challenge Cup Suits – $28,000
- Renowned cashmere manufacturers Loro Piana sponsors the World Wool Record Challenge Cup every year. The winner of the competition gets their wool harvest purchased by Loro Piana who then weave it into a luxurious fabric from which 50 suits are made.
- The suits are then sold for almost $30,000