Our friend got a mention from the Esquire's best dressed men.
Q: I love the elegance of the double-breasted jacket, but I’m a small guy (5’7 on a good day). Can short guys pull-off the DB look? What’s the secret?
A: Sure, but the cut has to be just right. When I won Esquire’s “Best Dressed Real Man in America” one of the finalists was a very small guy (I would say maybe 5’3) who wore some incredible double-breasted suits and jackets. He has a combination of confidence and knowledge about his wardrobe, and a great bespoke tailor who makes sure the armholes are high, the lapels lift the shoulders, the midsection is as trim as possible, and the body is just long enough to cover the seat. Check him out here.
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