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Thursday, 19 February 2009

mens suits A good men's suit is half-path to your success. Men's elegance is the least concept to argue and modify, hence a really good quality costume may serve for years. And the major thing in the costume remains the jacket, and thus, trousers you wear to match your jacket have no principal value. Recently the style to match jackets with jeans is enjoyed by many people and they do not look messed up. A well-tailored and fashionable jacket will make a thing irresistible. Giorgio Armani had a good reason to state that «It is a point to put on a good jacket, and all the rest will suit you well!».

When buying a jacket men find it a bit difficult to differ between single-breasted and double-breasted jacket. And rare men know actually how and where it is proper to wear this or that suit.

Single-breasted coat is the most popular at present since it is convenient and easy to match with shirt of different styles, trousers and jeans. Single-breasted coats are available in 1-, 2- and 3-button.

1-button jacket is predominantly the type of tuxedo. It does not adequate as a business suit.  Predominantly show-biz persons like wearing them for performances. However, this exact model inspires current designers of men's clothing.

Like Brioni who quite vigorously works with one-button jacket with one rear vent. Such jackets have secret pockets sewed from inside or none of them. It resembles a blazer by style, though experts will recognize the significant difference between the texture and tailoring.

Two-button coat gained success in the second half of the 20th century thanks to the American elite at the Eastern Shore of USA. This kind of jacket is considered conservative and is used for business purposes.

One finds difficult to see a diplomat in any other jacket but this one. This jacket is buttoned only the first top button. For longer time two-buttoned jacket was considered bad manners. Currently it is proper to wear, and the point is not to forget and undo a button when starting negotiations sitting at the table.

Three-button jackets are not as popular as the above, so they regularly outdate. The top button of such jackets is slightly hidden by the lapel. The front side of the top buttonhole is practically at the lapel fold, from the back.

For expensive models the buttonhole is completed similarly from both sides. Two top either the middle button is undone. The bottom button is always undone. These kinds of jackets are suitable for business and informal suits. Though, it is quite widely-used in single jackets.

Currently double-breasted coat is like a vestige of the past time. And it is true in many points. A double-breasted coat enjoyed a great popularity in the 80s of the XX century, and especially a two-button model among them.

However, the classic double-breasted coat is four-button jacket with two buttons to use and two buttons sewed to the upper lapel for effect only. A jacket should have both buttons undone. At present you are unlikely to see a man wearing such a jacket. And if you are lucky, he is likely to be one of the state authority personnel. This jacket will not match a business suit.

A double-breasted jacket with six buttons was and still is the exclusive outfit of the Navy staff.

But this is not all troubles to find a good jacket. It is not enough to know how single- and double-breasted coats differ to choose a proper jacket; you have to know the texture and appropriateness of any type of jackets to the season and occasion.

A tuxedo was invented by true gentlemen in England as well as other kinds of jackets. Men do not miss wearing a tux for every significant function. And they have to be skilled in matching a tux with a shirt and cuff links. And it is like a special ceremony that shows your privileged position and family line. A classic tuxedo is always available in black.

Primarily it was a jacket with no buttons, and nowadays it is one-button model instead. A white shirt is to be complimented by a bow-tie. And trousers should be the same texture as the jacket.

A must attribute for your tuxedo is a handkerchief into the chest pocket and a special cummerbund. Avoid wearing shoes from patent leather to match your tuxedo; the proper shoes are only leather and laced ones with long silk socks.

One of the popular jackets is the tweed jacket. And the real tweed jacket like any other one has requirements to style and cut. It should be back vented by the sides and buttons - leather-wrapped. As for the buttons, they origin from the national English ball game.

Today tweed jackets have nothing to do with sports. If you are lucky to have a tweed jacket, you will be read as a stone intellectual.

The main privilege of tweed jacket is their comfort and generality. Moreover, tweed rarely outdate and, thus, if you buy two 2-button and 3-button tweed jackets, then you may wear them changing and you will be still in vogue.

Another popular kind of jacket is blazer. Blue jacket of solid cut with metallic buttons designed by the Great Britain Navy captain for the crew especially due to the visit of the ship by Victoria, The Queen, initiated creation of a jacket, also known as blazer.

Initially blazers were popular amongst yachtsmen and merely customers of sea resorts to avoid showing off. The fashion set by the sailors matching dark-blue blazer with white trousers is still in fashion in our times.

From the middle of the XX century blazers won love of men who wish to look elegant, fashionable, jejunely and confidently. During the Soviet Union reign only internationally acknowledged journalists and theatergoer wore blazers. The 70s was the time when blazers were on the peak of vogue along with jeans.

A real blazer is usually made of fine sole wool of dark color (blue primarily) with silk linen of brighter color and first blazers had red linen. A blazer can be a double-breasted as the Great Britain Navy crew used to have, though nowadays a single-breasted, as a rule.

Previously blazers were two vented, and now a single vent is enough. You choose between the options subject to what you want, to look a stylish dandy or a conservative man adhering to classic trends.

And the buttons, glittering with initials or coat of arms, is the main attribute of the blazer. And, of course, you may order named buttons in London at Savile Row. But is it really worth spending money with a huge variety of designer models available? And, who said that anyone should have a family coat of arms?

In spite of the fact that popular are the tweed jackets or tuxedo with satin lapels, the actual classic style will always be a cashmere jacket. Cashmere makes a thing elegant and away from formality. You may have it for everyday wear and business negotiations as well, still being trendy and in vogue.

This year wealthy persons and crowned heads more enjoy woolen jackets with prints, as fashionable and popular garment. Big grey and white or beige and brown check proudly named «Prince of Wales» to honor its designer is the attribute of your high social status while wearing solid formal suits is considered bad manners. Charles, The Prince, and some other admirers of this jacket wear it with a white shirt and a bow tie.

«Houndstooth» woolen jackets so popular in the 70s, were left far behind in the past. But who knew they will come back in fashion again? Women collections often have woolen things with this pattern, and wait until they return for men as well.

In summer time many men prefer wearing cotton or linen jackets without any lining, and thus well crumpling feature. It is no surprising why summer jackets cost a fortune, since it is a real art to make a jacket from fine fabric to sit ideally.

Fashion experts for men's wear know that many expensive brands make jackets from the finest wool even for summer wear, and you do not feel hot in them. But rare people can afford them. This style makes men commit to many things and it is too wasteful.

To find an appropriate jacket to match the occasion out of many in your wardrobe is not an easy task. But once you learn some simple rules, you will be in a great demand at every function. The dos and don'ts of polite manners are easy to learn. But the most important is to find your own style.  

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