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2 breast pockets on a tailored men's suit jacket

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by GuyWith2Pockets, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. GuyWith2Pockets

    GuyWith2Pockets New Member

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    Hi everyone,
    I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of or seen a tailored men's suit jacket with breast pockets on both sides (i.e. symmetrical pockets on both sides of the jacket)??
     
  2. Kentishman

    Kentishman Senior member

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    Don't think so – only ever seen this kind of thing on (casual) safari-type jackets.
     
  3. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Hi everyone,
    I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of or seen a tailored men's suit jacket with breast pockets on both sides (i.e. symmetrical pockets on both sides of the jacket)??


    How about you? Have you ever heard of or seen a tailored men's suit jacket with breast pockets on both sides (i.e. symmetrical pockets on both sides of the jacket)??
     
  4. RyJ Maduro

    RyJ Maduro Senior member

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    Hi everyone,
    I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of or seen a tailored men's suit jacket with breast pockets on both sides (i.e. symmetrical pockets on both sides of the jacket)??


    Given your user name, I would think you've seen (and are, perhaps wearing,) such a jacket.
     
  5. Rudi

    Rudi Senior member

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    Hi everyone,
    I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of or seen a tailored men's suit jacket with breast pockets on both sides (i.e. symmetrical pockets on both sides of the jacket)??


    Billy Reid had a few sportcoats from this season that had what you are describing. I don't know about suits though.
     
  6. GuyWith2Pockets

    GuyWith2Pockets New Member

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    Given your user name, I would think you've seen (and are, perhaps wearing,) such a jacket.

    Well observed. You are indeed correct. I'm currently getting a suit made with the described pockets. I was actually just hoping to see if anyone knew of any designers that have implemented this style in the past. Reference photos would be of particular use [​IMG]
     
  7. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    What style of pockets are you talking about? What is the overall jacket style to be?
    Have seen pics from 40's & 50's of two breast pockets with flaps, no patch, just flaps.

    Most unusual thing I've done is put the breast pocket on the right front, not the left, for a left handed fellow.
     
  8. Kentishman

    Kentishman Senior member

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    Most unusual thing I've done is put the breast pocket on the right front, not the left, for a left handed fellow.

    Sounds sinister...
     
  9. Will

    Will Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Not all that unusual on tweed odd jackets but I've never seen it on a suit jacket.
     
  10. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Sounds sinister...

    It was one of those "This is my own look kind of thing and no one really notices." Everything else was very classicly styled and fitted.
     
  11. Zenny

    Zenny Senior member

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    I've seen pictures of double breasted jackets with 2 breast pockets, patch.
     
  12. Sebastian

    Sebastian Senior member

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    I've seen pictures of double breasted jackets with 2 breast pockets, patch.

    Really?
    You don't happen to have the pic? Sounds interesting, to say the least...
     
  13. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Not all that unusual on tweed odd jackets but I've never seen it on a suit jacket.

    Double patch (often flapped) is sometimes done on a Norfolk jacekt. I think double welt would look awful on any kind of jacket.
     
  14. rssmsvc

    rssmsvc Senior member

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    Hi everyone,
    I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of or seen a tailored men's suit jacket with breast pockets on both sides (i.e. symmetrical pockets on both sides of the jacket)??


    I have seen that in old movies from the 40's and 50's and they looked fine in the context of those movies but may look strange today.
     
  15. eMacPaul

    eMacPaul Senior member

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    Sounds sinister...

    Such left-handed comments will not be tolerated!
     
  16. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    Are you looking for comments to justify what you have already bought judging by your adoptive name.

    Otherwise NEVER.
     
  17. imatlas

    imatlas Senior member

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    Such left-handed comments will not be tolerated!

    You bastard!
     
  18. JonHecht

    JonHecht Senior member

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    I saw a pseudo-military suit in Montreal that fits the description. It was a beautiful suit, but I couldn't think of a single occasion at which it would be appropriate to wear.
     
  19. Kentishman

    Kentishman Senior member

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    Such left-handed comments will not be tolerated!

    [​IMG]
     
  20. Robert Glenn

    Robert Glenn Well-Known Member

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    I have seen two chest pockets in a sports jacket, Blazer, but when it comes to suit jacket, the chest pocket is the traditional and premier choice!
     

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