Peaked Lapel

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Jacket Lapel - Types of Lapel - Peaked Lapel
... The peaked lapel (American English), double breasted style lapel or pointed lapel (British English), is the most formal, featuring on double-breasted jackets, all formal coats such as a tailcoat or morning coat, and ... In the late 1920s and 1930s, the single breasted peaked lapel jacket was considered a very stylish design ... clothing by the increasing popularity of the peaked dinner jacket ...

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