lapels

  1. Scherensammler

    Garment maintanence

    Hello dears! Some time ago I offered to do a tutorial about how to press a lapel to make it look nice and crisp again. I had almost forgotten about it but ConchitaWurst kindly reminded me. So here is the tutorial on how to press a lapel. It's not something to be afraid of, although it can be...
  2. C

    Why lapels?

    Why collars too, as I never got a good answer how they came about. It seems that coats were once meant to be buttoned all the way up. Presumably the lapel was for indoor opening, in the way that old military uniforms had coattails that folded up and buttoned to clear when not in use...
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