Daks tops trousers anyone?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Twotone, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. Twotone

    Twotone Senior member

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    I'm thinking about Daks tops for my next suit trousers -- no belt loops, no braces buttons. Has anyone doe this, did you like it and would you do it again? Buttons or buckles? Photos appreciated!

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. emptym

    emptym Moderator Moderator

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    I might be wrong, but I think true Daks waistbands have an elastic band running across the back that's fastened on the sides w/ buttons. I have one pair like that, a couple w/ non-elastic button tabs and a few with buckle tabs. I like them all, particularly for suits, hot weather, or travel -- when I'd prefer not to wear a belt.
     
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    Cantabrigian Senior member

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    As empty indicated, Daks is something specific. Side tabs with buckles are more common.

    I think many people will associate Daks with some of the worse examples of trousers with elastic waistbands so I'd keep your intended audience in mind.
     
  4. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    I quite like my one suit whose trousers sport Daks tops. But I think its a look best left for more casual summer pieces, cords etc.

    The majority of my trousers have side straps or an in-built belt.
     
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