The double-breasted suit represents for many the epitome of masculine power dressing, elegance and style. For spring, designers presented multiple variations on the iconic DB, from the traditional three buttons on each side to a soft-shoulder, elongated silhouette to the youthful crop jacket and, finally, the shawl lapel blazer.
This story first appeared in the November 5, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
PHOTOS BY THOMAS IANNACCONE; MODEL: SEAN HARJU/MAJOR; HAIR AND MAKEUP BY ANNA BERNABE FOR DIOR; FASHION ASSISTANT: LUIS CAMPUZANO; FASHION INTERN: LAUREN LYNN