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Double-Breasted Suits

Double-Breasted Suits

A Greater and More Stylish Investment

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All jackets, overcoats, and blazers are either single-breasted or double-breasted. The single-breasted style is far more common and easy to find. It has a pretty standard shape and most men can look good in one. The single-breasted style has the convenient ability to be dressed down or up. It’s a type of jacket that can be paired with casual jeans or a well-made pair of trousers. You can choose to wear a bow tie, a necktie, or no tie when wearing a single-breasted jacket. It’s quite versatile, and that’s a good thing!

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To the naked eye, the differences between a single-breasted and a double-breasted jacket may not be that apparent. But when taking a closer look you’ll be sure to notice the subtle yet key differences that can truly take you to the next level in the fashion game!

 

When compared to its single-breasted brother, double-breasted jackets are much more formal. It’s a handy thing to have in your closet for occasions that call for you to dress up, look classic, and be a bit stylish. What makes a double-breasted jacket more formal? For starters, the lapels are always peaked which draws attention to your shoulders and face. Secondly, a double-breasted jacket is made with more fabric and more buttons due to its overlapping nature. Due to its formality, neckwear and a pocket square are an absolute must if you are trying to avoid a style blunder. Lastly, a double-breasted jacket is way more specific in its details than a single-breasted jacket.

 

Due to the extra subtleties and complexities that go into making a double-breasted jacket, it’s important to get it tailored and made to fit your body shape. Buying an off-the-rack double-breasted jacket is a big no-no and you could end up looking like a sloppy, shapeless box figure. Nobody wants that. This is not a one-size-fits all piece of clothing. A good tailor will make sure the shoulders correspond with your natural shape and the jacket collar rests against your shirt collar with no gaps or bunching action, along with a myriad of other details that make a double-breasted jacket stand out.

 

Because all these important details have to go into making a double-breasted jacket the classic and fashion-forward piece it is, they are a bit more uncommon. Due to being seldom seen, the cutting edge statement you can make by donning a double-breasted suit is all the greater!

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A well-tailored double-breasted suit is a wonderful way to show off and look stylish while remaining classic and masculine. The tailors at Damanino Bespoke are happy to help you achieve your ideal double-breasted suit look. We have an exceptional variety of patterns, textures, and colors for you to choose from. Let us work together to create an exceptional and timeless double-breasted suit for your wardrobe.