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When you button them up you always leave the bottom button undone, even if you only have two buttons. Right?
For me, it'd depend on how it fitted with carious combinations of buttons done up.
I only ever wear single breasted suits.
Or was that a waistcoat?
Can you explain the difference between a single-breasted suit and a dulibe-breasted suit?
it's a bit 1950s.
I only discovered this yesterday. I need a suit but have no idea what is a good suit, I always look like a kid playing dress up.
dont do it up
Schooled by meths. This could be a first.
That a married man should button it up (and non-married men shouldn't). No idea why, probably something some besuited old fart mentioned on my mum's wine bar once.
Mumsie says that's about waistcoats
Surely married men wear a wedding ring so it's easy to tell them apart...
Edward VII started this as the done thing because his belly was too big to get the bottom button done up, and everyone else just started copying him because he was the king and all, and a surprisingly persistent style icon.
My - quite the sartorialist, aren't we?
And double-breasted jackets should never be worn undone.