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POLL: Light Gray Sportcoat Buttons

Light gray sportcoat buttons, what do you think?

  • dark brown horn

    Votes: 6 50.0%
  • light brown horn

    Votes: 3 25.0%
  • some sort of metal button (gold, silver, bronze, etc.)

    Votes: 3 25.0%
  • other (explained why below)

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters


Senior Member
Oct 23, 2010
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Hi guys,

I have a question about buttons on a light gray SC.

I asked this question a while back on the "Ask a Question" thread, and got only one or two responses telling me "brown horn." However, I feel that dark brown horn would make the jacket feel more like an orphan. I've looked through the threads for a while, and know that the navy blazer has been covered to death (with white/ivory buttons, brown horn buttons, gold, silver, and bronze metal buttons being all good choices), but I can't seem to find a thread about light gray sportcoats. I rememeber coming across a "Gray blazer, gold buttons" thread that I can't seem to find anymore, but that always seemed pretty odd to me..

I was wondering what choices would be appropriate for a light gray sportcoat.

The color and jacket material seems to be reflected in the picture below. However, my jacket does not have a ticket pocket.

Thanks guys.



Senior Member
Mar 6, 2012
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Some people would would it's a seasonal thing - lighter buttons for Spring and darker for Winter. I for one like light brown horn on grey

But I guess if you've got the time/cash to match your buttons to season perhaps you have other things to worry about!

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