5 button sleeves?

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  1. demeis

    demeis Senior member

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    NoVaguy Senior member

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    that's unusual.  i've seen 2, 3, and 4 buttons before, but not 5.  you really need to get some pictures....
     
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    John Kerry wore one of those. If you want to look like John Kerry, wear that suit.
     
  4. retronotmetro

    retronotmetro Senior member

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    Gucci does 5-button sleeves.  I've also seen it on Trend Corneliani (haven't seen it on the main line, but that doesn't mean they don't do it).

    It won't make you look shorter, but it could elicit remarks like "damn, that's a lot of buttons."
     
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    I think some Paul Smith suits do them too.
     
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    To complement his 3 button T & A shirt cuffs?
     
  7. Nick M

    Nick M Senior member

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    Yep. [​IMG]
     
  8. Luc-Emmanuel

    Luc-Emmanuel Senior member

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    As mentioned, Paul Smith does the 5 buttons thing on the London line. Doesn't shock me. I'drather have 5 than 3 which looks a bit casual to me.

    Luc
     
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    Hmm.... now if you have 5 buttons, how many would you leave unbuttoned? (If that's your habit of leaving sleeve buttons opened.)
     
  10. retronotmetro

    retronotmetro Senior member

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    Just the uppermost one, so that your cuff will look like a normal one.
     
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    faustian bargain Senior member

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    i would undo just the middle one. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    (Patrick Bateman @ April 18 2005,20:55) To complement his 3 button T & A shirt cuffs?
    Yep. [​IMG]
    Damn, that's a lot of buttons. [​IMG]
     

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