Button stance on double breasted jacket

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manhappenin, Nov 28, 2012.

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  1. Manhappenin

    Manhappenin Senior member

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    Where should the bottom button be? I really like the blue db blazer I picked up but I think the button stance is off. Can this be adjusted by the tailor without butchering the jacket?
     


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    If I understand the question correctly, if you alter the button too much or at all it will throw off the balance of the coat
     


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    I should clarify. I think jacket needs to be shortened and the button sits too low. I might just take it to my tailor and see what he has to say
     


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    I had this problem before and the tailor said the jacket on a DB should be longer than a SB suit.

    If the button sits too low already I don't believe it can be shortened as it will throw the jacket off.
     
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    What is he going to do about the button hole. ----- bondo ----
     


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    Sew it up.
     


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