Well, aI admit my viewpoint is probably skewed by the fact that I live on the West Coast. However, there is a coterie of the well-dressed out here, (Andy Gilchrist among them) who think highly of jackets with action backs. I shall be having one made this autumn out of Casentino cloth, myself, and think that it makes a fine suburban/countryside sort of thing. We don't shoot in them. American bird shooting simply isn't done that well dressed, unfortunately. But for quaffing the occasional pint, cutting into a well-marbled steak, walking the dog or window shopping beach towns in what passes for winter around here, they're unbeatable. Anyone who would look down on so fine a garment is a complete prat so ignore their disdain and march on.