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An Intro to Double Breasted Blazers

Not an uncommon sight in James Bond or mafia movies, this type of jacket is one that flatters any man on any occasion - even today. We thought double-breasted blazers were dead and buried at the beginning of the 2000’s. Once again, fashion proves its endless cycle with a strong comeback of this timeless manly piece.   What is a double-breasted blazer ? Double-breasted blazers emerged around the 18th and 19th century. Embodying confidence and stature, this originally casualwear item is a jacket with wide overlapping front laps. Two symmetrical rows of buttons are sewn on the front, some of which functional while some are decorative only. A descendant of frock coats and military uniforms, double-breasted blazers were popular from...

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