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Your suit jacket -wear it buttoned or unbuttoned?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by nielsmos, Mar 6, 2008.

  1. nielsmos

    nielsmos New Member

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    I like the feel and look of an unbuttoned 3 button suit jacket
     


  2. craig g

    craig g Well-Known Member

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    as long as its unbuttoned when sitting, you cant go wrong either way while standing imho.my dad hates 3 buttoned and insist`s that only the middle button be buttoned [​IMG]
     


  3. G.P.

    G.P. Active Member

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    i pretty much switch in between buttoned and unbuttoned,doesn't really matter,usually when i am sitting i will unbutton it,but not always.
     


  4. Bradford

    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    I try to remember to button my suit jacket when I stand, but I sometimes forget.
     


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    I try to keep buttoned when upright, unbuttoned when seated. Sometimes I forget altogether and just go unbuttoned.
     


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    I like the feel and look of an unbuttoned 3 button suit jacket

    Hhhmm. I think it's a matter of personal preference and how your suit looks. I know there are conventions (e.g., buttoned when standing, unbuttoned when sitting), but there is also the matter of personal style, the occasion, etc.
     


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    Buttoned if wearing a shirt and tie
    Buttoned or unbuttoned if wearing a shirt and no tie
    Unbuttoned if wearing a vest or sweater as well
     


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    I do unbuttoned while indoors & want to show belt when wearing chestnut shoes.
    Buttoned outdoors, and on 3 button coats middle button only.
    I've only worn a coat w/o a tie once (@ Radio City) buttoned outdoors, open indoors.
     


  9. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Buttoned standing, unbuttoned sitting for SB coats.
     


  10. Eustace Tilley

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    Always buttoned when standing
     


  11. texas_jack

    texas_jack Stylish Dinosaur

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    Depends on how hot I am.
     


  12. HomerJ

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    I assume DB suits are always buttoned, even sitting?

    The jigger button is a PITA to do so I can't see myself unbuttoning when I sit in a DB.
     


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    Unbuttoned while standing, only when wearing jeans.
     


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    Buttoned if wearing a shirt and tie
    Buttoned or unbuttoned if wearing a shirt and no tie
    Unbuttoned if wearing a vest or sweater as well


    +1
     


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    I assume DB suits are always buttoned, even sitting?

    Yes.
     


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