As with all endeavors worthy of the undertaking, the wearing of a suit can be done well or it can be done very, very poorly. Done well, one looks civilized, sexy, sleek, sophisticated. One looks, in fact, like this:
See? the idea that a suit makes you look like The Man is a complete fallacy. Nobody, but nobody looks more like trouble personified than Eric Burdon dressed in his perfectly proper, perfectly fitted suit.
Done poorly, one looks more like this.
And one doesn’t want that, does one?