Button closure is the number of buttons used to fasten the front panels of a single or double-breasted coat.
Coats have a front closure option to show the buttons or hide the buttons. A fly front closure option hides the buttons.
The lapel is a folded flap of cloth in front of a single or double-breasted coat that is sewn to the collar at a higher angle than notch creating a pointed effect. The shawl lapel, roll collar, or shawl collar is a continuous curve of folded fabric. The size of the shawl can vary with body measurements.
Lapel width represents the width of folded flaps of cloth on the front of a coat or a jacket. It is the widest part.
Lapel edge stitch is the stitching at the edge of a lapel. Standard is picked stitch by hand. Topstitch is machine done. Lapel edge can be without a stitch.
Lapel buttonholes refer to flowers worn in the lapel buttonhole of a coat or a jacket. They are referred to simply as "buttonholes" or boutonnières.
Right buttonholes refer to flowers worn in the lapel buttonhole of a coat or a jacket. They are referred to simply as "buttonholes" or boutonnières.
The lining is the interior of a coat or a jacket. Full lining adds structure and weight to your coat or jacket. A half-lined is slightly lighter and breathable. An unlined or unstructured coat or jacket has no added structure. With no lining, more attention has to be paid to interior details that normally would be out of sight.
Lining style is how the lining of a coat or a jacket is shaped on the inside.
Inside pockets are small bag sewn in between cloth and lining as a part of the garment. It is used for carrying small articles. They are on the inside of a coat or a jacket at the chest/breast level. One on each side of the body. Similarly, card and pen pockets are on the left side at the waist and hip level respectively.
The chest pocket is a small bag sewn at the chest level as a part of the garment. Mostly it is used for pocket squares. Usually, the chest pocket is made with a wider strip of fabric known as welt or a single extra piece of cloth sewn directly onto the front of the coat or the jacket as a patch pocket or it is made with a small strip of fabric taping the top and bottom of the slit as a jetted pocket. A chest pocket can be made with a flap.
Hip pockets are a small bag sewn in between cloth and lining or a single extra piece of cloth sewn directly onto the front of the coat or jacket as a part of the garment. It is used for carrying small articles.
A ticket pocket is the third hip pocket located just above the right hip pocket and roughly half as wide. Initially, it was a feature of country coats or suits, used for storing a train ticket. Today ticket pocket is a feature of town coats and suits as well.
A vent is a vertical slit rising from the bottom hem of a coat or a jacket. Vent length depends on the coat length or the jacket length. The purpose of the vent is to allow for ease of movement. A coat or a jacket could be a single vent located in the center, double vents located on the sides, or no vent at all.
The coat bottom also is known as quarters are the right and left flap of a Coat that meets together below the waist button or below the last button. The straight bottom is closed quarters with no gap between flaps.
Epaulet is a type of decorative shoulder piece parallel to the shoulder seam. Epaulets are fastened to the shoulder by a shoulder strap and the button near the collar.
The end of a coat or a jacket sleeve has slit as vent and buttons. Buttons can be functional or non-functional. The number of buttons can vary with one's choice. Sleeve buttons are 15 mm in size
Sleeve buttons can be placed in a variety of styles. The kissing stance has buttons touching each other.
Type of buttons used in a coat or a suit. All button types are hand made by local crafters.