Tom Cruise Shows You The Wrong (Very Wrong) Way To Wear A Suit

But there's hope...

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Taking some time out from doing whatever weird s**t it is that Scientologists like to do (make bears fight each other in full navy regalia?), Tom Cruise has been in Australia promoting the latest installment of The Mummy (still going, sadly), during which he demonstrated some night and day takes on tailoring. One very good, one not so very good.

Let's break them down, shall we?

Yes, let's...

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The Not Very Good

Above you will see Tom make the sloppiest - and most easily-rectifiable - style mistake of the shorter man, which is to wear a suit that doesn't fit you; particularly in the leg.

While it's certainly not a total train wreck, making an undoubtedly beautiful and very expensive suit look like a big brother's hand-me-down is a style crime that, like the English football team, hurts us more and more every time we see it.

Beyond the leg, you can see the inside of the blazer's arms have too much loose fabric billowing around, while the sleeves drape over his wrists; leaving no space for any shirt sleeve to show.

On top of that (you made us do this, Tom) it's ill advised to have three buttons undone on your shirt, lest you want to look like a man who catcalls women on train platforms. Also, the two shades of blue clash due to their proximity in shade. White or a pale blue would offer a far more crisp contrast against navy.

But yeah, apart from that...

The Good

Woah, what's this, Tom? Have you been reading esquire.co.uk? Because it looks like you've taken some unparalleled style advice.

Finding redemption in the craftsmanship and cut of a quite lovely Ermenegildo Zegna three-piece, Tom looks like a new man when compared his earlier appearance.

Notice the perfect break of the trouser; the white shirt sleeve peeking out from the blazer; the lack of clashing colours and subtle pattern on the tie? If you needed any further proof that a good suit is worth the investment, then let this be it.

Nice.