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Lapel positioning

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by vncrz, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. BillyMaysHere!

    BillyMaysHere! Well-Known Member

    Dec 24, 2009
    Brislosselslava, Imaginationland
    While I prefer the look of standard-to-high gorge/notch positioning, my chest tends to make high gorges look a slight bit comical (I am somewhere between slim and athletic), so I tend to opt for somewhere between standard and low.
    Also, I will admit that I could see myself wearing noticeably lower gorge suits, but only if it was the '80s and I didn't have much other choice.
    Finally, peaks that rise past the shoulder are indeed horrible, if it continues any longer we may see people making lapels that not only rise above the shoulder, but over the head and meet each other above the scalp centre to "frame the face" of the wearer and mark him out as someone to be purged before we begin breeding the master race.

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