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How high should a cummerbund sit?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Deipnosophist, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. Deipnosophist

    Deipnosophist Senior Member

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    Just curious. I wore mine to a black tie event recently and it sat about half way between the bottom stud and the regular button beneath it. But, when I took the jacket off (gasp!), it looked a bit high. Should it be just above the first 'normal' button?

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  2. Bird's One View

    Bird's One View Distinguished Member

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    It needs to be high enough to cover the waistband of the trousers. That is all. The ensemble is not designed to look good with the jacket off.
     


  3. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    If your conversation is not amusing, right around the mouth.


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  4. rs232

    rs232 Senior Member

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    Across the chest.

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  5. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Mic seems about right.


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  6. Zenny

    Zenny Distinguished Member

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    Showing 3 studs and covering the waistband.
     


  7. yerrow

    yerrow Well-Known Member

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    they just shouldn't be at all
     


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