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single

1. (of a flower) having only one set or whorl of petals
2. Archaic (of ale, beer, etc.) mild in strength
3. a gramophone record, CD, or cassette with a short recording, usually of pop music, on it
4. Golf a game between two players
5. Cricket a hit from which one run is scored
6. 
a. Brit a pound note
b. US and Canadian a dollar note
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Granite high twist wool fine check single-breasted two-button suit with flat fronted trousers from Gieves & Hawkes Charcoal wool tonal check single breasted two-button suit with flat front trousers from Gieves & Hawkes Grey wool/linen single-breasted two button suit with single pleat trousers from Gieves & Hawkes Black peak lapel dinner suit with white pleated bib-front dress shirt, black silk cummerbund and black barathea silk bow tie, from Gieves & Hawkes Jon Hamm stars as Don Draper in Mad Men Wool blend single breasted one-button tuxedo jacket, pounds 120 from Marks & Spencer
Single-breasted is also the best choice for over a suit because it will hang so much better when it is open and is easier to button up and undo, and is also less bulky.
We browsed the Collezione range, inspired by Italian design, and found a sandy beige single-breasted jacket and paired it with matching trousers, a crisp striped shirt and some chocolate brown Autograph formal shoes for a professional summer look.
According to designer David Heil (whose partner is Rickey Lamitie), ``The wardrobe we've designed for Jackson will include single-breasted, three-and-four-button suits in black, gray and taupe that he'll wear with white or blue shirts and solid or neat ties.
Chen and Jiang like to wear single-breasted jackets with two buttons, said Lin, who has stitched a NT$400,000 (about US$13,000) suit for the show.
These include the grey single-breasted flannel suit, the chunky roll neck, the zip-up fleece and the sports-influenced jacket.
For example, if you have a healthy mid-section, single-breasted jackets and suits may be more flattering than the double-breasted variety.
The prime minister wears both single-breasted and double-breasted suits," she said.
SUIT YOURSELF: single-breasted jacket, pounds 145; matching mini-skirt, pounds 59, both from Coast, at House of Fraser
Britain's very first recorded youth tribe, the Edwardians - or teddy boys - of the early '50s, expressed a new working-class confidence and visibility through clothing: taking (and mocking) a late-'40s upper-class British tailoring style, called the Edwardian after its revival of fashions from the 1900s (the reign of Edward VII), bad boys from Inner London grafted details like the velvet collar and three-button single-breasted jacket onto a drape shape that could only have come from American movies and GIs - a conflation of zoot and Western.
Machine washable, this single-breasted 38-inch contemporary raincoat adds fashion to any man's wardrobe with details like a button-closure throat tab.
The single-breasted jacket features signature peak lapel, three pockets, contrast buttonholes and a double-back vent, ensuring a refined, contemporary look while the electric blue colourway taps into the more striking colour trends of the season.

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