Pockets. They’re right there on the front of your suit jackets and sport coats, but have you ever noticed that they’re not all the same? The type of pocket on your jacket can reinforce how formal or casual it is – and at the very least, pointing out the differences can be a cool party trick. Here’s a breakdown of three of the most common pockets.
Your classic pocket (as shown above): horizontal, with a flap of fabric at the close.
Your most casual option – a literal patch on the outside of your jacket.
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By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer
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