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Double Breasted Suit - Buttoning the Dreaded Bottom Button....

GQ1992

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The bottom button...yes the bottom button again.

I'm sure this has been asked over 1000 times before but I really need to hear it straight out.

On a SB yes I know never button the bottom button EVER. I agree since it really looks better when it is left undone.

But what about the DB? Not only have I seen many celebs buttonj both, but have also read some,.oterature syaing this is accpetable. If this is the case, why am I find just as much literature syaing NEVER button the bottom button, even on a DB?

I have two 6x2 DB's that are tailored but still cut slightly different. The one looks better with just just the upper button and the lower left undone. The other however, provides slightly better suppression when I button the bottom button as well ( I have a 27.5 inch waist and am a size 40 jacket, clothing in general is hell for me, my tailor is seriously my best friend). I have seen numerous celebs like David Gandy aka "Englands Best Dressed Man" or whatever rocking this looks as well. Below are some photos of him buttoning both or just one.

My question is, will I be flagged if I button both????

 

GBR

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It has, why bump it twice in such a short space of time?
 

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