well, i don't know what you should do as far as buttons. but, for some answers that are definitlely good regarding men's style, look at the old Apparel Arts or Esquire images. There are 3 pictures that I can remember off top that have men in morning coats. I believe on of them has more than one man illustrated so try those.
EDIT: here's on of those pictures. http://images.google.com/imgres?imgu...TgBZGYMsPg5N8N