Double Breasted

Some articles on double breasted, double, breasted:

History of The Overcoat
... Until then, most coats were double breasted, but Chesterfields and accompanying styles like the guard's coat were worn in single and double breasted varieties ... is a decline in the wearing of full-length overcoats, and double breasted ones are much less common ...
Jacket Lapel - Types of Lapel - Peaked Lapel
... The peaked lapel (American English), double breasted style lapel or pointed lapel (British English), is the most formal, featuring on double-breasted jackets, all ... In the late 1920s and 1930s, the single breasted peaked lapel jacket was considered a very stylish design ... The ability to properly cut peak lapels on a single-breasted suit is one of the most challenging tailoring tasks, even for very experienced tailors ...
Uniform Of The Union Army - Description - Variations
... These coats were single-breasted for lieutenants and captains and had between seven and nine buttons ... It was double-breasted for senior officers and generals with black velvet facings and buttons placed in orders of twos and threes according to rank ... High-ranking mounted officers would sometimes wear double-breasted shell jackets in dark blue ...
History Of Suits - Men's Suits - Inter-war
... Single-breasted suits were in style throughout the 1920s and the double-breasted suit was mainly worn by older more conservative men ... In the 1920s, very fashionable men would often wear double-breasted waistcoasts (with four buttons on each side) with single-breasted coats ... Lapels on single-breasted suits were fashionably worn peaked and were often wide ...

Famous quotes containing the word double:

    On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend’s life also, in our own, to the world.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)