How to Button up a single-breasted Jacket

Many people wonder how to button up a jacket. What buttons must be fastened and which not ?
A general rule provides that the lower button should be always unfastened as to facilitate the movement and to make the figure less plaster.

Let’s see the matter in detail.

One button single-breasted jacket.

When the jacket has a single button it’s good to leave it fastened. The single button is in fact suitable for more formal situations where the jacket should be unfastened when seated only.

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Saint Laurent tuxedo (left) – Etro tudexo (right)

Two buttons single-breasted jacket.

with the two buttons single.breasted jacket is expected that the lower button is left unfastened.

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Lanvin blazer (left) – Boglioli blazer (right)

Three buttons single-breasted jacket.

With a three buttons single-breasted jacket we can choose if fastening the top button but the lower one must be always left unfastened. TheThreeF suggests you to leave fastened the one in the middle only.

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Hartfort blazer (left) – Boglioli blazer(right)

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