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othertravel

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After you posted about it, I looked it up.

First time I've seen Canali use a handmade milanese button hole, and spalla camica shoulders.
 

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After you posted about it, I looked it up.

First time I've seen Canali use a handmade milanese button hole, and spalla camica shoulders.
Yeah it's a recent thing. Got launched two years ago I think.
 

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I recently starteg getting more into the double-breasted style and have some Carusos coming in. After tailoring - will post pictures. To me - they just exude confidence and class.
 

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I have always loved double breasted suits, but have been hesitant to try them. I am a bigger/stockier guy who is short (44S jacket, 5'5") and don't want to look like Danny DeVito as Penguin. I would like to venture into DB but what are some hints to avoid making myself look cartoonish?
 

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I have always loved double breasted suits, but have been hesitant to try them. I am a bigger/stockier guy who is short (44S jacket, 5'5") and don't want to look like Danny DeVito as Penguin. I would like to venture into DB but what are some hints to avoid making myself look cartoonish?
Get a well-made suit in a good and tasteful fabric. Wear it with a good (and tasteful) shirt, tie, and pair of shoes. That will rarely look cartoonish. Don't get it too tight or too short--won't have the desired effect.

Aside from this, some will say that natural shoulders will look better and some will say that structured shoulders will look better. I can see an argument for either, but I don't think it particularly matters. The main thing is that everything (1) is well-made, (2) fits well, and (3) is tasteful.
 

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Get a well-made suit in a good and tasteful fabric. Wear it with a good (and tasteful) shirt, tie, and pair of shoes. That will rarely look cartoonish. Don't get it too tight or too short--won't have the desired effect.
Appreciate it, will post pics when I have this done
 

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