With an unmistakable nod to bygone style, the double breasted suit has seen many incarnations and resurrections over the last century - some certainly more memorable than others! Exuding a quiet nonchalance, a masculine confidence inherently necessary by the wearer, we’re celebrating the renaissance of double breasted jackets, admiring versions shown both on recent runways, and those versions modelled effortlessly by those in attendance.
Love this look? Consider a few key notes on styling…to keep things fresh and modern we recommend a lightweight fabric, a linen, cotton or silk/wool blend, avoiding anything that will add bulk. The perfect fit is imperative, as too large and the silhouette will regress into a boxy 1980’s boardroom throw-back. A subtle texture (slubby linen or a superfine check) lends an appropriate dose of nostalgia, particularly when paired with a crisp shirt and a pochette.
Kingsman Grey Prince of Wales Checked Suit
Crane Brothers Pesaro Double-Breasted Suit
Dolce & Gabbanna Double-Breasted Suit
Kingsman Stone Double-Breasted Suit
Z Zegna Double Breasted Suit
Bruno Cucinelli Houndstooth Linen, Wool & Silk Blend Suit
Kingsman Navy Double Breasted Wool and Cashmere Suit
P. Johnson Tailors Double Breasted Linen Suit
Paul Smith Double Breasted Jacket