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Manton Tells "How to be Well Suited"

Tck13

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Manton is everywhere!

"How to be Well Suited"

Knowing my interest in clothing, a friend gave me the October 23rd edition of BusinessWeek because of an article on "How to be Well Suited". I read the article and noticed the author sounded familiar.

Link to page, scroll down to "Executive Life" then "Slide Show: How to be Well Suited"

Congratulations!

Although, I'm tall and still like the 3 button suit.
I do like the idea of the "2 1/2" button suit.
 

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Originally Posted by Tck13

Although, I'm tall and still like the 3 button suit.
I do like the idea of the "2 1/2" button suit.


I haven't had time to check this out yet, but in response to the three-button thing, I'd say it depends on the look you want. Right now, lean and thin is in, so a three-button coat on a tall man will accomplish this. If a tall and lanky man wants to deemphasize his lankiness, then a DB or two-button coat will work better.

EDIT: Oh, I did see this one a while ago. Good read, and most of the examples are pretty good (despite a few minor quibbles I had with them).
 

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Originally Posted by Teacher
...in response to the three-button thing, I'd say it depends on the look you want. Right now, lean and thin is in, so a three-button coat on a tall man will accomplish this. If a tall and lanky man wants to deemphasize his lankiness, then a DB or two-button coat will work better.

This describes me--tall and lanky--and I won't wear a true 3-button jacket. I _much_ prefer to de-emphasize my height with a 2-button, a 3-roll-2, or even a 2 1/2 button jacket.

Manton's article was discussed earlier, I believe on AAAC, but I don't have the link handy. I'm sure someone else can post it.
 

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Nice article -

Hope this sells some more books for Manton
 

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