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Lapel (n,): the part on each side of a coat or jacket immediately below the collar that is folded back on either side of the front opening.

Nothing does more to dictate a suit’s character than the lapel. But with so many varieties to choose from it can be challenging to know which style is right for you. In this GOTstyle MANual we offer you the beginners guide to lapels as we discuss the three basic and most common forms of lapels: notched, peaked and shawl.