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Matching overcoat and suit lapels

bandeapart

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Should the lapels on an overcoat and a suit match? Or is it acceptable to wear a notch lapel suit with a peak lapel overcoat?
 

Ich_Dien

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It doesn't matter.
 

The Silverfox

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In my mind it's more important to match the lapel type to the breast type, ie as far as I'm concerned single breasted should be notch lapel and double breated should be peak lapel. (some champion single breasted with peak lapels as acceptable, but I am not one of those)

To answer your question, no I would have no problem wearing a single breated notch lapeled suit and a doublebreasted peak lapeled overcoat..
 

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Completely unnecessary to match these two items.
 

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who would notice?
 

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