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    X-Pocket

    September 5th, 2014

    The X-Pocket is a type of flat pocket used on denim jeans, initially introduced in 1978 by the denim brand Closed. The pockets are attached to the back of pants tilted slightly towards the middle seam which makes them easier to access and also adds an interesting visual detail without adding extra unpractical fabric to the jeans.
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    Zip Pocket

    April 15th, 2013

    A zip pocket is any kind of pocket, that has a zipper for closure to prevent the content of the pocket from falling out. It is usually used on sportswear.
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    Work Pocket

    April 15th, 2013

    A work pocket, also called tie pocket is a big pocket that is sewn to a ribbon and often contains two pockets, one on each side of the garment – usually a dress or skirt, worn underneath it. Since this kind of pockets were used by women in the late 18th and early 19th century for carrying important items, the tie pockets were tied around the waist.
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    Western Pocket

    April 15th, 2013

    A western pocket, also called continental pocket is a pocket that is cut at the top in a curved way. These kind of pockets are seen on men’s western or continental pants. Characteristic of a western pocket is a pointed flap with either a button or a pearl snap. There are sawtooth and panhandle pockets. The sawtooth pocket’s flap is divided into two pointed flaps while the panhandle pocket has one tapered flap.
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    Welt Pocket

    April 15th, 2013

    A welt pocket, also called slit pocket is usually a breast pocket sewed on the left side front of a men’s suit blazer or coat. It is a pocket that is finished with a narrow, welted piece of fabric, known as piping or lip. This makes the pocket more resilient and gives it a seamless look. If both edges have welts, the pocket is called a double-besom pocket, if a flap is added to the pocket, it is called a flapped-besom pocket. Welt pockets are more for decoration than for practical purposes, but may have a button for closure.
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    Waistcoat Pocket

    April 15th, 2013

    A waistcoat pocket, also called vest pocket, watch pocket or fob pocket is a pocket that is often placed on the upper side of a vest or waistcoat. This kind of pocket are usually small, inset pockets with little function other than carrying a pocket watch. They come from the Louis XV days when men used to carry two watches and they therefore required a separate pocket on the garment.
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    Vest Pocket

    April 15th, 2013

    A vest pocket, also called waistcoat pocket, watch pocket or fob pocket is usually a pocket that is placed on the upper side of a vest or waistcoat. This kind of pocket comes from the Louis XV days when men used to carry two watches and they therefore required a separate pocket on the garment.
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    Tie Pocket

    April 15th, 2013

    A tie pocket, also called work pocket is a big pocket that is sewn to a ribbon and often contains two pockets, one on each side of the garment – usually a dress or skirt, worn underneath it. Since this kind of pockets were used by women in the late 18th and early 19th century for carrying important items, the tie pockets were tied around the waist.
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    Ticket Pocket

    April 15th, 2013

    A ticket pocket aka change pocket is a small pocket usually seen on suit jackets as the third pocket. It is usually flapped and located above the right pocket. The pocket originally comes from the British tailoring and was first introduced in the 1850s.
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    Smile Pocket

    April 15th, 2013

    A smile pocket aks half-moon pocket is usually seen on cowboy shirts. It is a curved semicircular pocket that looks like a smile or half-moon.
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