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ventless DB sport coat

intfxdx

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What do you think about ventless DB sport coat ? i bought a db corneliani navy sport coat on ebay. haven't paid yet but just noticed that it has no vents.. it was a good deal(101$), but i guess the model is old, corneliani vogue.. do you think that i should ask the seller to cancel it or take it... how is look of ventless jackets ? i searched a little and found that most concern is about practicality, an issue that does not matter a lot. my main concern is about look. thanks for advices.
 

landshark

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For a DB it is traditional if I remember correctly. It depends how you feel in it, of course.
 

Ianiceman

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Originally Posted by landshark
For a DB it is traditional if I remember correctly. It depends how you feel in it, of course.

Correct. Ventless anything is frowned upon by the consensus of SF but I like the look and while it may not be the current trend, it is a classic look especially on a DB.
 

skefferz

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Ventless is the proper alternative to side vents on db's.

You won't look odd.
 

TheBurnOut

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It's funny how out of style they are considered now when compared to how omnipresent they were in the past.
 

mack11211

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They're out of fashion now -- but so what?

Two or zero are better than one.

Only caveat is that with ventless, butt fit is especially important. Be sure you look good from all angles.
 

ter1413

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Originally Posted by SpooPoker
Ventless = dated. Unless its a black tie/tuxedo, its a no.

X infinity!
 

Matt S

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Originally Posted by SpooPoker
Ventless = dated. Unless its a black tie/tuxedo, its a no.

+1. A DB sports coat needs double vents. Ventless on a suit will still look dated but it's more acceptable. But what really dates a DB coat is the button arrangement. 6x2 and 4x2 are most classic. 6x1 and 4x1 will look dated. 4x1 can look okay if the buttons are high enough, but I haven't seen proper examples of that made since the 70s.
 

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