- Bespoke - Made to order; e.g., bespoke tailoring.
- Pleat - Flat fold of fabric on each pant leg that can prevent bunching and improve fit.
- Cuff - Extra fabric at the end of a shirt sleeve or pant leg, typically fastened together by buttons or decorative cufflinks on the sleeves.
- Lining - Inner fabric that improves the feel of a jacket and hides the inside stitches, often made of satin because it looks nice and allows the jacket to glide over the shirt as it is worn or removed.
- Hem - Part of the fabric that is folded over and sewn in on itself to prevent unraveling, found wherever the edge of the fabric is exposed.
- Lapels - The folded flaps of cloth at the top front of the jacket below the collar.
|Style tip: A high gorge is currently on-trend.|
- Gorge - The notch where the lapel meets the collar (see picture).
- Vent - A slit in the bottom or "tail" of the rear of the jacket that improves the suit's hang and comfort. Styles include single-vented, ventless, and double-vented.
- Fused - A jacket in which soft knit fabric has been heat glued to the underside of the wool, giving the wool more body but making the suit warmer and stiffer.
- Full-canvas (unfused) - Canvas is sewn in as the interlining instead of the heat glued knit fabric, making the suit more thin, supple and breathable.
- Half-canvas - The body of the coat has a fused interlining, but the lapels are stitched with canvas.
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