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Non-vented jackets

PocketCircle

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Do you ever buy non-vented jackets?
 

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Only my DJ.
 

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buy...no. but i have one that i like and still wear it on occasion.
 

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Not any more, but do I have 3-4 suits, all purchased several years ago, that do not have vents. I do wear one or two of them on occasion, but I prefer vented suits - whenever I see someone in a non-vented suit I always think it looks dated.
 

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Had one, and had to sell it away. Bye, bye. I love single and double vents equally. I saw a triple vent once, and I wanted to kill the individual. I am going to confess this to my priest now. So Shawy.
 

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Originally Posted by plotter
Had one, and had to sell it away. Bye, bye. I love single and double vents equally. I saw a triple vent once, and I wanted to kill the individual. I am going to confess this to my priest now. So Shawy.

As in George Bernard Shaw? I can't imagine a triple vent looking like anything but ribbons covering your ass.

I have one ventless and don't like it at all. Single vent and double vent both have their place. Single feels less formal to me.
 

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Originally Posted by plotter
Had one, and had to sell it away. Bye, bye. I love single and double vents equally. I saw a triple vent once, and I wanted to kill the individual. I am going to confess this to my priest now. So Shawy.

In the Susan Stroman ballet Double Feature the men's suit costumes have three vents. You can't see it in the photo, but it works in the context.

 

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Originally Posted by MrGimpy
As in George Bernard Shaw? I can't imagine a triple vent looking like anything but ribbons covering your ass.

I have one ventless and don't like it at all. Single vent and double vent both have their place. Single feels less formal to me.


A triple vent is an equilateral triangle carved out of the bum area of the jacket.

 

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Triple is just weird. It seems like a ghey cape. Yuck Fuck.
 

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Triple vents? Made for the same crowd that favors four button suits.
 

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Originally Posted by PocketCircle
Do you ever buy non-vented jackets?

People seem to have forgotten it, but about seven years ago all the Italian makers were doing most of their stuff without vents. Salespeople would tell you that was the Italian/European style. Double vents have not always been the most popular thing. Not to say that the double vents are a trendy fad that's going to disappear -- my point is just that peak lapels, notch lapels, single breasted, double breasted, one, two, or no vents at all... at some point in the future (and in the past) your coat shall have it's day. This is because all of these styles have merits and will look great if you know how to wear them.
 

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