Glossary: Epaulettes

Glossary: Epaulettes

Glossary: Epaulettes | The Cutting Class. Miu Miu, AW14, Paris.

Miu Miu, AW14, Paris.

The term “epaulette” seems to traditionally refer to the decorations which would be fastened to the shoulder straps on military uniforms. Over time the term has come to refer to the shoulder straps themselves, which are often found as a detail on coats and trenches.

Glossary: Epaulettes | The Cutting Class. Miu Miu, AW14, Paris. This section is sometimes referred to as a shoulder strap or epaulette.

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