Tuxedo ?????????

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  1. Drinkwaters

    Drinkwaters Senior member

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    I have asked this question before but do not remember how the responses went so here goes, again. I'm about to make a tuxedo, it will be either single breasted notch or peak lapel. Should I go with side vents or no vent.
    My wife thinks no vent is the convention here but I feel that side vents are more my style. Responses please!

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    Gary

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    Sorry Callen, I did not see your post on the very exact thing I needed guidance on. I've read all your replies and I think it is side vents for me.
    Again, sorry all for the double post.

    Best Regards,

    Gary
     


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    dah328 Senior member

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    I'm about to make a tuxedo, it will be either single breasted notch...
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    I'm about to make a tuxedo, it will be either single breasted notch or peak lapel. Should I go with side vents or no vent.
    Side or no vents is all a matter of choice. Side is a modern take, while the latter is more traditional.

    But really, notched lapels for a tux?
     


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    Side or no vents is all a matter of choice. Side is a modern take, while the latter is more traditional.

    But really, notched lapels for a tux?


    Agreed, might as well make it out of grey flannel. ;-)
     


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    Wow! You guys are vicious. Although both are considered a style of lapel used, I will seriously consider Peak for I do not want to upset the SF battalion.

    Best Regards,

    Gary
     


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    I prefer a one button peak lapel side-vented coat with pleated pants that have a relatively high rise.
     


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    I prefer a one button peak lapel side-vented coat with pleated pants that have a relatively high rise.

    Single button, peak lapel is the traditional style. And don't forget...no cuffs on the trousers.
     


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    But remember, guys, we've seen pics posted from Apparel Arts magazine that clearly show notch-lapel tuxes from the 1930's. Certainly, then, they weren't unheard of.
     


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