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Double Trouble in the land of Invisible Men in Grey Suits
- all my life I was told men of my height (5’7” on the day when the the wind is good) should not wear DB suits.. So much so that I believed them. 
- It was not until the last year or so that I started to apply balance & proportion that I was able to convince myself that I & others of my stature can wear a DB
- In my case the bottom 4 buttons are closer, the breast buttons are actually lower than my nipple, the breast pocket set higher & the waisting is also about 1.5” above my natural waist to create an illusion of length & space
- please excuse the disappearing shirt cuffs, not sure what happened as they were there before the pic & after..
Though some rules: 
keep it classic & simple
stick to dark colors
keep it classic & simple
try & not split unless you are blessed with good body to leg proportions
keep it classic & simple
apply level logic to the placement on buttons & pockets
keep it classic & simple
ensure the lapels to not swallow your head & chest
keep it classic & simple
make sure the pants have minimal break
keep it classic & simple
make sure the sleeves meet the wrist bone flex point
keep it classic & simple
find the balance of the length of the jacket as there is no hard & fast rule, just make sure it covers you seat
& keep it classic & simple
- in answer to the response re my tie, I like my ties skewed as I find the symmetrical or Windsor knots & eye-sore. Just how I roll same as my 5cm or 2” cuffs, not for all but for me
What do you think?

Double Trouble in the land of Invisible Men in Grey Suits

- all my life I was told men of my height (5’7” on the day when the the wind is good) should not wear DB suits.. So much so that I believed them.

- It was not until the last year or so that I started to apply balance & proportion that I was able to convince myself that I & others of my stature can wear a DB

- In my case the bottom 4 buttons are closer, the breast buttons are actually lower than my nipple, the breast pocket set higher & the waisting is also about 1.5” above my natural waist to create an illusion of length & space

- please excuse the disappearing shirt cuffs, not sure what happened as they were there before the pic & after..

Though some rules: 

  1. keep it classic & simple
  2. stick to dark colors
  3. keep it classic & simple
  4. try & not split unless you are blessed with good body to leg proportions
  5. keep it classic & simple
  6. apply level logic to the placement on buttons & pockets
  7. keep it classic & simple
  8. ensure the lapels to not swallow your head & chest
  9. keep it classic & simple
  10. make sure the pants have minimal break
  11. keep it classic & simple
  12. make sure the sleeves meet the wrist bone flex point
  13. keep it classic & simple
  14. find the balance of the length of the jacket as there is no hard & fast rule, just make sure it covers you seat
  15. & keep it classic & simple

- in answer to the response re my tie, I like my ties skewed as I find the symmetrical or Windsor knots & eye-sore. Just how I roll same as my 5cm or 2” cuffs, not for all but for me

What do you think?

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  2. maninthelibrary reblogged this from mostexerent and added:
    Really good post!
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    Double Trouble in the land of Invisible Men in Grey Suits#2 - this needs to be revisited (grammar is SHOCKING - too much...
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    Double Trouble in the land of Invisible Men in Grey Suits#2 - this needs to be revisited (grammar is SHOCKING - too much...
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    Double Trouble in the land of Invisible Men in Grey Suits#2 - this needs to be revisited (grammar is SHOCKING - too much...
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  16. digby2006 answered: much to like and admire here. thanks for the tips!
  17. behindvfx answered: You still have not answer my question. How and who took those daily self portrait for you??
  18. ilikeitpreppy reblogged this from mostexerent and added:
    MEGA CLEAN. Damn, I now need to get some DB suits made. But damn I need some money first. Damn.
  19. werapidsk8 answered: i too like to rock 2inch cuffs
  20. austnv answered: your tie is off center and it is bothering me. otherwise keep it classic and simple. thumbs up