German sartorial eleganceMay 21, 2015 Tim WorstallJohnny Foreigner15 Comments There’s a reason for the convention that a man undoes his jacket buttons when he sits down. Jus’ Sayin’…. previousThousands of gallonsnextWell, yes, this is what happens you see? 15 thoughts on “German sartorial elegance” HD May 21, 2015 at 7:23 am Also, never doing the bottom button, be it jacket or waistcoat. Scrobs May 21, 2015 at 7:29 am And doesn’t tuck his tie in his trousers… Roger Depledge May 21, 2015 at 7:39 am Wolfgang Schäuble has been confined to a wheelchair since an assassination attempt in 1990. Napsjam May 21, 2015 at 7:40 am Was just going to say what Roger says. Schauble can wear his jacket any way he wants. Tim Worstall May 21, 2015 at 8:17 am Fair point there, fair point Surreptitious Evil May 21, 2015 at 8:25 am I would also point out that those jackets are positively refined in colour, compared to the usual German male selection from the palette. Ironman May 21, 2015 at 8:47 am “Worstall advises on dress conventions”. In Other News: “Sun rises in the West”. Richard Allan May 21, 2015 at 9:55 am What’s baldy doing there? I thought they kicked him out? Mr Ecks May 21, 2015 at 10:13 am The attempted murder was by a nutter not politically based. That could happen to anyone. Sorry that the bloke has health problems but they haven’t stopped him from pursuing his trade–thieving under threat of violence, promoting statist and socialistic tyranny, enabling economic bungling and in general making life worse for everybody in Germany and to a lesser degree all around the world. GlenDorran May 21, 2015 at 12:19 pm I thought the button convention when standing (working top down) was “Sometimes, Always, Never” I sneeze in threes May 21, 2015 at 12:41 pm You’d have thought the money the Greek fella saved on not buying a toe could have been used to have his jacket sleeves tailored so he doesn’t look like a school boy in the new terms blazer which he is yet to grow in to. I sneeze in threes May 21, 2015 at 12:41 pm Tie not toe, doh! Bloke in Costa Rica May 21, 2015 at 7:16 pm It could be worse. In Eastern European parliaments they all wear Adidas tracksuits and trainers. dearieme May 21, 2015 at 9:55 pm God, I loathe ties. Martin May 21, 2015 at 11:32 pm And I am sure he is so vulgar that he describes the lavatory as the toilet, and uses the innermost cutlery first. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.