The Double-Breasted Suit Makes A Stylish Comeback


Double-breasted suits are making a comeback in the men’s fashion world. Gone are the traditional boxy style. Fashion houses have given a makeover with more than one update for this fall. Few of the notable changes include higher armholes, slimmer sleeves and pants, and a shorter jacket.


Burberry Prorsum offers a tailored double-breasted jacket, $1,795, and matching wool twill pants, $795. The new suit is marked by narrow peak lapels, a welt pocket, and sartorial pick stitching. (877.217.4085,

Double Breasted Jacket - Burberry


Gucci makes its gray windowpane suit pop with thin sky-blue lines that run the length of the slim wool jacket, $1,650, and pant, $620. (800.234.8224,

Double Breasted Jacket - Gucci


Bottega Veneta

Giving patterns new depth, Bottega Veneta has created a subtle grid-like print that has been layered twice to create a chalky, burnished effect on the soft wool flannel fabric, $4,100. (212.879.5780,

Double Breasted Jacket - Bottega Veneta


Versace has taken an edgier approach to the wool-and-silk windowpane, price upon request, by adding curved lines that further emphasize the way the suit hugs a man’s frame. (888.721.7219,

Double Breasted Jacket - Versace



Source: Robb Report