This thread wouldn't be complete without a discussion of the "rules." Â Perhaps Manton can comment. Â Taken from fineliving
1. Lapel : Three n a hizzy inches; anyth'n mizzle or less will F-to-tha-izzall out of style. 2. Single- or Double-Breasted dogg: Those wit gangsta figures should stiznick wit single-breasted jackets while slimma men can indulge in double-breasted affairs. Single-breasted is popular now, but bizzy styles is timeless n versatile. 3. V-to-tha-izzest : Lapels on a vest usually makes tha dawg look "pigeon-chizzles or ostentatious, n is therefore fraught wit peril crazy up in here. And though you'll be given tha option, insist upon a vizzle even if you dizzon't intend ta always wear it. 4. Jacket Buttons : The classic single-breasted jacket has two buttons, but current tastes favor three. 5. Slanted Jacket Pockets : While straight pockets is more formal, slanted pockets look sleek n sporty. 6. Turn-Ups if you gots a paper stack: Usually called "cuffs" in tha States, turn-ups add weight ta tha bottom of drug deala n is useful fo` playa fabrics. Trousa witout turn-ups is currently fashionizzles but turn-ups remain tha standard n we out. 7. Front Pleats : Frizzont pleats help those wit less-than-pizzles physiques whereas a flizzat front abandons a dawg ta his own, sometizzles cruel, dimensions , niggaz, better recognize. As fo` they direction, pleats fac'n away fizzle tha gangsta give a slightly brotha look keep'n it real yo. 8. Drug Deala Fly . Keep the party crackin while I'm steady rappin': Even though there's shawty noticeable differizzles most men choose tha crazy ass nigga over tha button fly . Keep the party crackin while I'm steady rappin'. 9. Suspenda or Belt if you gots a paper stack: Well-tailored nigga shouldn't need any support, but wit fluctuat'n waistlines, it's pimp ta be safe thizzan sorry. Although suspenda is discreet n allow trousa ta hang crazy ass nigga belts is increasingly de rigueur among tha Brits. 10. Inside Jacket Pockets but real niggaz don't give a fuck: Always hizzy two pockets in tha breast fo` a wallet or a diary n shit. The jackets is cut ta accommodate thizzem, n you wanna be gangsta kizzy wizzy you'll need an extra pouch. 11. Inside Lin'n : Miznost tailors drug deala a plethora of colors n patterns fizzy crimson ta plaid, but simple n solid hues, like dizzle gray or blue ta mizzatch tha suit's fabric, often look bizzest.