Attire — April 11, 2013 at 14:24


In the men’s dress arsenal, we have three jacket that tend to get mistaken for one another. The blazer, the sport-jacket and the suit-jacket.  With all possessing similar characteristics, it’s easy for the untrained shopper to misidentify these siblings. However, their are some distinctive traits that each jacket have that separates it from it’s kin.
The Blazer
Generally the blazer comes in solid colors with medal, silver or brass buttons.  It normally has patch pockets. Conditioned to be worn outdoors due to its durability. The blazers has it origins in the U.S. Navy.
The Sport-Jacket
Generally the sport-jacket posses patterns and comes in dense fabrics such as houndstooth, herringbone and tweed. May have patches on the elbow. Patch pockets, too. Also conditioned to be worn outdoors. It’s less formal than a blazer and suit jacket. It’s origins stems from the English  huntsman. Hence the active name.
The Suit-Jacket
Generally the suit jacket comes with a matching pant of the same material. Normally a finer fabric with besom pockets. Far dressier than the previous two. The suit jacket isn’t limited to colors, patterns or fabrics. It’s history dates back to 19th century England.
With so many designer transforming the traditional structure of the jacket, it is possible to see any of these jackets possessing characteristics of the other.

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