Originally Posted by Mindreaper21
It's not all bad. The suit could be passed down from Jor-El's father. Maybe, there's another origin of the suit with a special meaning. Though, I'm just throwing around ideas.
I'm sure we'll get some backinfo on the suits. Maybe Kal-El's suit is a new prototype or Jor-El's last battle-wear. I'm sure it'll have been passed on somehow.
Also, since Zod's suit is similar in design, it's possible he may have stolen it and modified it. Or maybe it's just typical Kryptonian formal outfit.