Nice 4 Button Suit?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by FulfilledDeer, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. CharlesAlexander

    CharlesAlexander Senior member

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    Nope. Don't do it.

    This.
     


  2. DerekS

    DerekS Guyliner

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    4 buttons?! who are you kidding, with all those buttons you'll look like steve harvey.
     


  3. bourbonbasted

    bourbonbasted Cyber Eliitist

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    4 buttons?! who are you kidding, with all those buttons you'll look like steve harvey.

    Speaking of Steve Harvey I saw a commercial that Men's Warehouse is having a buy one get one sale. Now might be your time to strike!

    [​IMG]
     


  4. Klobber

    Klobber Senior member

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    Lapels are way too small. This is where a suit jacket becomes more like a cardigan.
     


  5. ChicagoMediaMan

    ChicagoMediaMan Senior member

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    Nice and 4 button suit should never be used in the same sentence, unless it is "it would be nice if someone burned that 4 button suit"
     


  6. Sanguis Mortuum

    Sanguis Mortuum Senior member

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    I've seen some pics on here of a 4-button tweed coat that actually looked very nice, so it is actually possible. Those pics in the OP though...are just terrible... Here's the one I'm talking about, which looks quite good, though may be considered closer to a 4-roll-3.5 than a true 4-button, and of course as with any coat the bottom button is also not done up: [​IMG] Edit: Fixed image
     


  7. CharlesAlexander

    CharlesAlexander Senior member

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    I've seen some pics on here of a 4-button tweed coat that actually looked very nice, so it is actually possible. Those pics in the OP though...are just terrible...

    The guys in the first picture are so ashamed they won't even show their faces.
     


  8. Nelton

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    those guys look like dickheads.

    +1
     


  9. ALFAMALE

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    Nope. Don't do it.

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  10. FulfilledDeer

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    Hmmm....I'm sensing a lot of ambivalence. [​IMG]


    Okay, then I have a question - do you guys know of any suits that kinda look like a subtle vintage/modern mix? The more I'm able to articulate it, I'm really looking for a suit whose design is just this side of classic, but not obnoxious.

    Thanks!
     


  11. Prada_Ferragamo

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    TROLL + [​IMG] = OP.
     


  12. GBR

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    Pure costume. Start the thought process afresh.
     


  13. bleachboy

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    Those suits are an excellent example of somebody trying to be "creative" with the common everyday suit and failing miserably. "I'll put a flap on the breast pocket! And pleats! And four buttons! And I'll press the everloving fuck out of the lapels! I'm a genius!"
     


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    ... It's apparently the suit worn on Doctor Who (I think), and I guess that's what's with the shoes (how it's worn on the show), so try to forgive that. Thoughts?

    Despite the qualifier about the shoes, that's still probably a really good indicator right there to stop and think again...
     


  15. JDMills

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    No never ever ever buy a four button period.
     


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