Suits… two or three buttons?

How do you know if a suit with two or three buttons suits you?

Taking advantage of the fact that we are on a date in which many men dress in a Suit For a New Year's Eve, the truth is that this clothing is becoming more and more present in the men's wardrobe every day, only at the time of choose the right suit, the important thing is not the brand, but the cut and its general lines, which can be identified from whether it is a two or three button suit.

But keep in mind that this button is more than a matter of fashion, since each of these suits corresponds to different cuts, which, depending on your complexion and physical characteristics, may suit you more one style than another. 

2 button suits

Whether it is a suit jacket, or simply a loose jacket, these types of garments that have two buttons, although they can also be used formally, are increasingly used within a casual and carefree masculine look, but without losing a touch of elegance.

But in addition to being fashionable, two button jackets They have some aesthetic advantages that are especially favorable for men of short stature or with a few extra pounds; and they are even preferable to use formally when you want to show off your tie.

For its part, to form a outfit casual, practically anything goes well with a jacket or 2-button blazer, as it can be combined with jeans, as well as with shirts and t-shirts.

And something that you should always keep in mind is that 2 button jackets only the top button is fastened, leaving the bottom one always detached. There is much talk about this about aesthetics and elegance, but the truth is that it is due more to a custom of "good dress", so it is better to continue with tradition.

3 button suits

In this case, the three button jackets are the ideals when it comes to dressing a formal look, either for work issues or other commitment, especially favoring tall and thin men, so it is one of the suit cuts preferred by those of us who are not very adept at the gym, since the lines of a blazer or jacket with three buttons it allows the shoulders to be broader, while it streamlines the entire torso. In addition, it is the ideal jacket or jacket to use with a vest underneath.

With regard to the buttons, it is customary to fasten only the top buttons, or only the middle one, but never the third; and unlike the 2 button suitIn this case it is largely due to a practical matter, since by not fastening the last button, a larger opening of the jacket is allowed, and therefore better mobility; Whereas if only the middle button is used, the closure of the suit is expanded, being more comfortable and giving greater prominence to the tie, which after all, that is its goal: to show off.

And although they are not very common, you can also meet 4 button suits, of which you should always fasten the 2 buttons in the middle, and if you prefer also the first, but never the last.

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  1.   diana said

    Hello, I would like to know if you have three button cloth suits, the cost and the place where they are located… thank you