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The three button suit - dead or alive?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by J Simulcik, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. ZengaGent

    ZengaGent Senior Member

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    Woooooooshhhhhh!

    That was the joke that sailed right over your head.

    I propose a new thread: Is it acceptable to wear polo shirts with three-button black suits, or are they all dead? Bonus points for any other meta reference.


    Don't forget the boat shoes[​IMG]
     


  2. acidboy

    acidboy Stylish Dinosaur

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    Is the leather shoe dead?
     


  3. J Simulcik

    J Simulcik Senior Member

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    Yes. Styleforum has lost the final battle. Proceed to your local payless for your issue crocs, and try to move on with your life. We're going to be Okay.
     


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    MrGimpy Distinguished Member

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    Is Anne Hathaway dead?
     


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    airportlobby Distinguished Member

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    What does Batman have to say on this issue?
     


  6. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I checked my closet earlier, and one of my three button suits wasn't moving. I didn't hear any breathing either, even from the fresco! What should I do? Are they dead?
     


  7. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    I checked my closet earlier, and one of my three button suits wasn't moving. I didn't hear any breathing either, even from the fresco! What should I do? Are they dead?

    Quick! Lay the suit down on a flat surface, button it carefully and start cardiac massage. There might still be some life left in the old chap.
     


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    I'm still waiting for the 7 button suit to come back in style. [​IMG]
     


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    taxgenius Distinguished Member

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    I checked my closet earlier, and one of my three button suits wasn't moving. I didn't hear any breathing either, even from the fresco! What should I do? Are they dead?

    Unfortunately, your suit is dead. Feel free to cut it up and show us the insides.
     


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    taxgenius Distinguished Member

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    I'm still waiting for the 7 button suit to come back in style.

    It has never died! Basketball players everywhere are still wearing them. Wall Street is next.
     


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    I checked my closet earlier, and one of my three button suits wasn't moving. I didn't hear any breathing either, even from the fresco! What should I do? Are they dead?

    Call 911
     


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    Crap!!! I just had my tailor start cutting a 3-button suit. Gotta call him before the scissors hit the cloth. HAHAHA

    Well actually it's a 3/2, so I guess I should be safe.
     


  13. Will

    Will Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    I'm still waiting for the 7 button suit to come back in style.

    [​IMG]


    Is that Sator in there?
     


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    I checked my closet earlier, and one of my three button suits wasn't moving. I didn't hear any breathing either, even from the fresco! What should I do? Are they dead?

    I thought you were dead for a while
     


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    I still think of a 3-button suit as a standard suit. When I started wearing suits, 3-button suits were just coming (in the early 90s) and 2-buttons were seen as old-fashioned. I still have some issues with 2-button suits, even if they are now as ubiquitous as 3-button suits were in the mid-nineties.
     


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