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For a man of shorter stature, I think you would want the longer lines of a jacket with only one fastened button.


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For a man of shorter stature, I think you would want the longer lines of a jacket with only one fastened button.

 

I guess you're right; this is probably one of those times where one likes something only because it looks good on others...

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Just to show that I can do normal occasionally...

 

MTM jacket, Drakes tie, CT Black Label shirt, screen-printed Japanese cotton square (and unseen: Epaulet Walts in a mid-grey, sterling silver links and bar by Harold Fithian)

 

 

 

 

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Cantabrigian, would you say a paddock is fine if you just want a little extravagance? Let's assume it wouldn't have other #menswear bells and whistles all over the place. I kinda like the look of a hard 3-button with the top 2 buttons fastened, but the usual stance is too high to be flattering for me. A paddock has the look of a hard 3 but with a lower stance. If I just got a hard 3 with a lower stance, I feel there would be one button too close to the hem, but the paddock avoids that problem.

If you play everything else pretty straight, I don't think it would draw too much attention to itself.

I'm not a fan but for no particular reason.

My only rational(ish) hesitation would be that it seems to emphasize any not-completely-flatness in the stomach. E.g.

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For a man of shorter stature, I think you would want the longer lines of a jacket with only one fastened button.

I guess you're right; this is probably one of those times where one likes something only because it looks good on others...

It's hard to accept sometimes. I'm pretty short, too. smile.gif
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I've toyed with the idea of getting a paddock coat for a while. I probably won't because I don't have the kind of money to "toy" with my clothes, but it's certainly crossed my mind given my preference for buttoning points.

 

JFK didn't generally wear paddock--he just buttoned the bottom button of regular two button jackets. I can't tell if the picture above is a regular two button or not though, but I imagine that if it is, that's why his gut is accentuated so much. I think a proper paddock cut wouldn't have that same effect. Plus we all know that RDiaz has a six pack cut from granite.

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Just got home from Parent-Teacher conferences.  It's been a long day.  My plan was to wear a white shirt today, but I found a stain on it when ironing.  I decided to go with this blue gingham shirt instead.  I usually wear blue gingham in the spring and summer, but felt it worked nicely here as well.  The color palatte is a mix of cool and warm.  I think there's an equal amount of both that it looks balanced.  

 

 

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This is your best fit in days, AAS, if only because it looks like the same person chose all of the pieces. smile.gif
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plus one.
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I kind of enjoy AAS's sometimes schizophrenic style. It will never be "good taste" material, but it rarely totally looks bad, and always catches my interest.

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I sometimes enjoy AAS's fits even when I don't think they look good. I bet his students get a kick out of them.
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I'm sure you're right.

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This is your best fit in days, AAS, if only because it looks like the same person chose all of the pieces. smile.gif

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plus one.

 

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I kind of enjoy AAS's sometimes schizophrenic style. It will never be "good taste" material, but it rarely totally looks bad, and always catches my interest.

:fonz:

 

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I sometimes enjoy AAS's fits even when I don't think they look good. I bet his students get a kick out of them.

:teach:

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It has been a while since last time I posted here:

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