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4 Button Double Breasted Suits

Superfluous

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Thoughts on them?

I think they look better, because the top buttons on a 6 button DB suit look like nipples.

How would a 4 button peak lapel db suit look on a 20 year old?
 

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Don't look good. Stick with the classic 6 x 2. If patch pockets, then 4 x 2.
 

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Originally Posted by Grammaton Cleric
Don't look good. Stick with the classic 6 x 2. If patch pockets, then 4 x 2.

Don't listen to this guy, he doesn't even believe in feelings.

Double breasted are coming back into fashion, but would probably still run the risk of looking too old fashioned for a young person. It would depend on your style. For clarification, do you mean a 6x4 double breasted without the nipple buttons? Or a 4x2?
 

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Originally Posted by Man of Wealth and Taste
Don't listen to this guy, he doesn't even believe in feelings.

Double breasted are coming back into fashion, but would probably still run the risk of looking too old fashioned for a young person. It would depend on your style. For clarification, do you mean a 6x4 double breasted without the nipple buttons? Or a 4x2?


4x2
 

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Do people buy 6 button coats and remove the upper buttons?
 

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I have one I kinda like.

The chest pocket is a patch so I assume that's why it's a 4x2.
 

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Originally Posted by ruben
I have one I kinda like.

The chest pocket is a patch so I assume that's why it's a 4x2.


how old are you?
 

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legal


It's a fairly unstructured cotton jacket, a bit foppish I guess.
 

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Originally Posted by Grammaton Cleric
Don't look good. Stick with the classic 6 x 2. If patch pockets, then 4 x 2.


tell that to the Prince:

 

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RLPL? I have the same suit and considered switching it to 6x4
 

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The balance can look off on some 4x2s.

Tony, I don't think a 4x2 is any better or worse for a young man than a 6x2.
 

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I don't have the guts to try a double breasted. As a broad-shouldered guy I just can't see it working with my body type.
 

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Originally Posted by landshark
tell that to the Prince:



The 4x2 is just as classic as the 6x2. You can button it at the bottom like the PoW (needs to have a soft construction to get the lapel roll) or button at the top. It's the 6x1 and 4x1 that need to be avoided.
 

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