Question about buttoning for a double breasted coat

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by strangedream, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. strangedream

    strangedream Well-Known Member

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    I have read that for buttoning a double-breasted suits, generally, you fasten every button except the bottom.

    Would this rule apply the same with (trechcoat-ish) double breasted coat?
     
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    Archivist Senior member

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    Depends on how windy and how cold it is. When it's windy, I fasten all of them
     
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    Superfluous Senior member

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    in 6x2... wouldn't that only be one button? What do you mean by "every button?"
     
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    Sanguis Mortuum Senior member

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    +1. On a DB, leaving the last button undone is optional, rather than compulsory. Especially if it's an overcoat.
     
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    Only if it's extremely cold, I'd button everything.
     
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    Ich_Dien Senior member

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    +1.
     

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