How many buttons?

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Do you pay attention to how many buttons are on your shirt placket? Do you avoid shirts because of too many or too little buttons? Or you just don't care?
 

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Yes, depending on spacing will avoid too few or too many on polos cuz the shirts don't look "right" to more or as nice... 3 seems to be the sweet spot IMO... 2 or 4 can work if spaced well... 5+ is often getting into crazy town. ;-)
 

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I think normally there are two or three on most of mine.
 

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2 or 3 is the permanent acceptable range (just like suit jackets). Fashion will push it back to 1 or up to 4 or 5, but those styles fade. I have a 4 button shirt right now, but it feels like too much. I kind of prefer 3 right now.
 

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Today's polo has four buttons and it felt weird to button a third one so most of my other ones must have three!

It doesn't really matter to me though.
 

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no more than 3
 

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No, but regardless of the number, I always button the lowest one and leave the others open.


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I don't mind the buttons


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I prefer 2-3, anything more than that gets weird fit wise
 

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Never have given button count a thought. If I like the shirt, I am getting it regardless of how many buttons it has.
 

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3 or less in fine with me .


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Shirts with 2 and 4 or ok but I seem to prefer 3
 

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It's definitely something I notice, but not something I've given too much thought too. I normally notice it when I throw on a golf shirt that only has two button and I'm only closing one (I'm thinking Nike TW version of a year or so ago).
 

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I prefer 3, 2 and 4 just don't look "right" to me.

Also, at first glace on the THP main forum page I looked real quickly and thought this thread title was "How many burritos?" I think I must be hungry.
 

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No, but regardless of the number, I always button the lowest one and leave the others open.


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Pretty much the same here.


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I prefer 3.
 

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I prefer three, but two or four work if designed well.

Reminds me of an old joke.

Why did Steve Jobs wear turtlenecks?

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Because blazers had too many buttons.
 

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Here's an example of a 4-button shirt I would wear.

 

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3 is best, I can do 4 but any other number and I'm out of sorts.
 

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The more the better; then I can leave them unbuttoned to show off my chest rug....
 

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