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Old 02-18-2014, 08:20 PM
 
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On an unbuttoned double breasted suit jacket, one side has more fabric that hangs awkwardly on the side, giving the jacket an asymmetric look.
Hmmm the ten i have in my closet look symmetrical to me. Even though the outer layer crosses your belly centerline, so does the inner by the same amount.
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Old 03-02-2014, 01:49 PM
 
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I think what he means is that double-breasted suits, when worn unbutonned, tend to gather under the arms and look a bit sloppy. Some double-breasted jackets, like morning coats, are cut to be worn unbuttoned and show off the vest underneath, but a typical double-breasted suit has too much fabric for this to look good on most men.
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