or Connect
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Classic Menswear › comments on this jacket worn by HRH
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

comments on this jacket worn by HRH - Page 2

post #16 of 19
Quote:
what does the "action' back mean.  
I think it means that when you push the back, the wearer does a karate chop Oh wait - that was my GI Joe. Bradford
post #17 of 19
Thread Starter 
Quote:
I may be misremembering this, but as I recall it, the Naples tailoring tradition is: Odd jacket with patch pockets = one sleeve button (per sleeve, of course) Odd jacket with flapped pockets = two sleeve buttons Suit jacket with patch pockets = three sleeve butons Suit jacket with flapped or besom pockets = four sleeve buttons
that's kinda fascinating...do the english have a similar setup, or is it all 4-buttons generally? (minus the presently-discussed jackets.) /andrew
post #18 of 19
The Lambourne "action" back (I found it funny myself) is a vented/bellows/folded seam style, allowing more movement across the shoulders (like in a Norfolk jacket I think) I hope this makes sense, everyone has I am sure seen something similar before, but I am finding it hard to explain. The jackets are VERY generous in size, so do not get one size bigger for safety, they are large. The quality is good, but I have no idea if they are canvased or not. They also have a hacking jacket neck tab, that allows the jacket to be closed to the neck, and which stows away behind the lapel.
post #19 of 19
Quote:
That's kinda fascinating...do the english have a similar setup, or is it all 4-buttons generally? (minus the presently-discussed jackets.)
I don't think there's a "system" or anything. Four buttons on any suit sleeve is the standard. Odd jackets will take four, or three, or (in the case of really casual stuff) two spaced exactly one button part. This last was Brooks standard on odd jackets for many years. They even did it on some suits, if I recall.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Classic Menswear
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Classic Menswear › comments on this jacket worn by HRH