Collection: Double Breasted Suit

Double Breasted Suit Models

Double - breasted suit jackets were popular from the mid-1930s until the late 1950s, and again from the mid-1980s to the early 2000s. The original double-breasted jacket has six buttons, with three to close. This originated from the naval reefer jacket. Double-breasted was the norm for frock coats during the 19th century. Double - breasted suit jackets were popular from the mid-1930s until the late 1950s, and again from the mid-1980s to the early 2000s.

The Traditional Double Breasted Suits

Double-breasted suit is comprised of a six by two button design along the front of the suit. The jacket will also have a peak lapel, which adds breadth by taking the standard, single – breasted lapel and extending it toward the shoulder, creating a strong, diagonal line down to the button fastening and adding further breadth to the figure your cut. A single - breasted jacket has two halves that button together at the front. The one – button single breasted suit jackets are suited to lean men and worn for black tie events. The two-button single-breasted suit jackets are one of the most classic looks in men's fashion. The three-button single-breasted suit jackets are for taller men Because of the arrangement of the buttons.

Occasions

A double-breasted suit is one to always keep on hand for formal and business occasions. With its two columns of detailed buttons, it creates a sophisticated exterior to match that of the event. While this notoriously buttoned-up style somehow was put into a category of severe formality and rigidity, the truth is that Double Breasted suits actually started life as a piece of casual menswear that was not allowed as business attire.

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