A4 Single Breasted
3 quick facts
1. The modern lounge jacket is the evolution of the tail coats used till the mid part of 18th century.
2. From the 1920s, the lounge jacket went ( almost) unharment through decades of fashions and costumes revolutions.
3. Nowadays, it continues to be the most common uniform for business (and leisure too).
The “Florentine cut” is probably a compound of influences entered in town along with the city’s extensive British community made of tourists and residents.
These new guidelines from Albion , needed just minor tweaks to accomplishedly dress Florentines gentlemen, without the northern austerity or the southern redundancy. It seems that the new style spreads in town quickly somewhere around the first two decades of the XX century, developing its own identity and local distinctive traits.
Nowadays, the last to carry this century old legacy, is Mr. Antonio Liverano. In more than 70 years of career, he isolated few elements of the Florentine cut blending it with his own distinguished sense of style and chromatism.