Return of the 3 button Sportcoat happening alredy?

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  1. 951socal

    951socal Senior member

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    did it ever leave?
     
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    I have been seeing them for a while.
     
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    i haven't seen them for awhile actually, even on this forum they're a little passe.

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    With one exception these all appear to be suits.

    Did it ever leave however?
     
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    I think it never left. It's just more tailored and more fitted.
     
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    neil barrett, bottega venetta, and armani are not suits.

    in addition the brands with sits pictured also presented sport jackets within the same show
     
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    Anything not navy or charcoal here is garbage.
     
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    Maybe the OP is talking about suit jackets and sport coats? I think three buttons did sort of disappear, its all been about 1 or two buttons for a while. Its just the fashion cycle its either 2 or 3 buttons, natural shoulders or structured shoulders, relaxed fit or slim fit. I have started doing 3 buttons a little more recently they look rather modern to my eyes now. I have been quite tempted to make myself up a 4 button suit actually.
     
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    IMO, the 3-button sports coat never left. Perhaps the designers are recently emphasizing it more, but it's a classic configuration. My go-to blazer is a 3-roll-2.

    Since I'm tall and thin, I don't like the usual 3-button configuration much and 4-buttons would look silly on me. When I want to look fashion-forward, I wear a one-button jacket with peak lapels.
     
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    I have to see one person looking good in a 4 button suit...

    maybe the music man...
     
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    are you making a suit for steve harvey? :puzzled:
     
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    four button - from the neck down. now that's a sight!
     
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    Oh believe me I would make it look good. Thinking sort of Hardy Amies ultra mod looking.
    Certainly thinking mohair, something like this but higher button stance slimmer lapels of course:

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    That looks really nice as a hard three David but please no higher on the button stance or you'll look strangled. Open up the front quarters a bit and I always think slanted pocket flaps emphasize the hips and look feminine. Great colour and fabric.
     

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