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Despos

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To my eye this is the ideal angle of the point of the peak. Points to the tip of the shoulder where the sleeve and shoulder meet. This has been my way of styling peaks. Would prefer a slightly higher gorge. Don't like peaks that point to the sky, are too flat or have zealous amounts of belly.
 

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To my eye this is the ideal angle of the point of the peak. Points to the tip of the shoulder where the sleeve and shoulder meet. This has been my way of styling peaks. Would prefer a slightly higher gorge. Don't like peaks that point to the sky, are too flat or have zealous amounts of belly.
I would even say that pointed lapels always look better this way - on both, the single and double breasted, jackets. It just looks sloppy and wannabe sprezzatura when I see these massive pointed lapels that extend over the shoulder line. What do you mean by "flat" in this instance though?
 

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I would even say that pointed lapels always look better this way - on both, the single and double breasted, jackets. It just looks sloppy and wannabe sprezzatura when I see these massive pointed lapels that extend over the shoulder line. What do you mean by "flat" in this instance though?
When the point of the peak is more horizontal than this. Would point below the point of the shoulder/sleeve.
Except on topcoats when you want the lapel to crossover and close.
 

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As is typical of me to note, Joseph Genuardi has produced another double-breasted jacket:



I'm slightly surprised by how many of these I have had occasion to post as my observation is that most of what he is asked to make is single-breasted sport coats and two-piece suits. Then again, they're only a small part of what he's posted and I imagine that he prefers to highlight the... uh... highlights.
 

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Personally, I rather like more horizontal peak lapels - but only on a 4x2 configuration.
 

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