Jackets: Button rule questioned.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Juan, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. Juan

    Juan Well-Known Member

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    I think the problem is simply that has too high a upper button. It happens sometimes. Just like this:


     


  2. Juan

    Juan Well-Known Member

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    That's because he's a member of the S.P. (Style Police)
     


  3. Juan

    Juan Well-Known Member

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    Don't tell me this jacket (I got it from google) wouldn't fit better with only the bottom button done. It's asking for it!
     


  4. aravenel

    aravenel Senior member

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    Is this guy trolling?

    If not: OP, the jacket doesn't fit you. /thread
     
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  5. Hacking jacket

    Hacking jacket Senior member

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    It could be 'over tightened', if so the jacket should be 'let out'.
     


  6. Chase H

    Chase H Senior member

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    Those are bad reasons. Don't do it.
     


  7. Bounder

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    It's too bad you didn't actually read the article you site. Here's the conclusion,

    Of course, they’re all wrong. It looks silly and it ignores how the jacket was designed to be worn. Any man who wears his jacket buttoned in this way should be told to have it altered.


    I know I am going to get flamed by the SFUK contingent, but this does seem to be a largely British aberration. I have even seen it on the BBC. Though, thankfully, very rarely.

    But I must warn everyone reading this thread: That which has been noticed cannot be unnoticed. You're going to start seeing it everywhere now.
     


  8. Loathing

    Loathing Senior member

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    I never see it in London on respectable men. Only ever see it on fashionistas, if at all. I don't know what the BBC has got to do with it, since when has that provincial left-wing organization been a measure of anything good?
    In the US don't you all wear 3rolls anyway? No surprise you're going to see it more often in London where everyone wears hard two buttons.
     
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  9. Balfour

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    Troll, or ignorant n00b.
     


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  11. Juan

    Juan Well-Known Member

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    ok


    After reading this thread I tried my cord blazer a couple of times more, upper button done...then lower button done... ummm


    I've decided you're right, upper button done is better

    It's just that it bothers me that my shirt/belt-buckle be exposed below the button

    And i refuse to wear a waistcoat
     


  12. archibaldleach

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    It's possible that the button stance of the jacket you're wearing is too high, which can be problematic. Combine that with the fact that a cord odd jacket is more likely to be worn with casual trousers or jeans which often have a lower rise and the problem may be exacerbated. Try a jacket with a lower buttoning point with slightly higher rise pants and see if that reduces this issue a bit.
     


  13. TheTukker

    TheTukker Senior member

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    Don't do it. Thread closed.
     


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    Luciano Barbera is a fan:

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    :smarmy::smarmy::smarmy:
     
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    Mind blown.... What the.
     


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