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Working buttonholes?

deaddog

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I am considering a Brioni on ebay. Unfortunately, the seller has not responded to my question regarding whether the buttonholes are working (I prefer not because I probably have to bring the sleeves up about .5- 1 inch). I know its not a good sign that the guy isn't responding, but its a good looking suit! Anyway, here is a pix of the buttonholes - can you determine from the pix if these are working?

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It doesn't look like they are, but it appears that they could be turned very easily
 

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Definitely look like fake buttonholes
 

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3 buttons common for Brioni? I never noticed.
 

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It appears to be a chain stitch only on the surface of the cloth. Pretty safe bet, go ahead , if you can get it.
 

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I haven't heard of Brioni suits with faux buttonholes. Be wary, it could be a fake.
 

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Originally Posted by Jovan
I haven't heard of Brioni suits with faux buttonholes. Be wary, it could be a fake.

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Anyone can buy a Brioni suit and decide to get fake buttonholes instead of functional... Many people (including Brioni buyers) see no utility or benefit in having functional buttons on their sleeves
 

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All Brioni come with unfinished sleeves. The jacket deadog is considering is used and the original owner had his tailored with faux buttonholes.
 

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At Wilkes Bashford all Brioni jackets have 3 sleeve buttons.
 

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Originally Posted by gdl203
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Anyone can buy a Brioni suit and decide to get fake buttonholes instead of functional... Many people (including Brioni buyers) see no utility or benefit in having functional buttons on their sleeves


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