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Fishtail back on tuxedo trousers?

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I had my first meeting with Patrick today for my first Chan suit, a tuxedo. I was caught off guard when he asked me if I wanted a fishtail back on the trousers. I left the meeting saying yes, but I'm having second thoughts. I intend to only wear the trousers with braces. Is a fishtail a "classic" detail or will it look silly?
 

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It's fine, no one will know/ notice except you.
 

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Also, even though I only intend to wear the trousers with braces, would you recommend still including button side tabs as well?
 

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Fishtail back trousers are great! Suspenders functions the best with them. On a Tuxedo you never remove your jacket, and you won't be using the pants as odd trousers, so there's no reason not to get them.

You are lucky to have a tailor that knows how to make Fishtail back trousers.
 

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I had them put on mine, and compared to wearing braces on a straight back, the fishtail is more comfortable.

Not a huge difference, but worth doing on any pair of trousers where you are certain you will always wear braces.


- B
 

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With trousers cut for braces, you may want an adjustment buckle on the back...


Leon
 

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