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Skeuomorphs in Menswear

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A Skeuomorph is a derivative object that retains nonfunctional ornamental design cues (attributes) from structures that were inherent to the original. Faux woodgrain on plastic lawn chairs. Lights shaped like candles. The human appendix. Shopping cart icons on ecommerce websites.

Skeuomorphs are interesting to me, and menswear is full of them. This thread is to be a list of skeuomorphs in menswear.
 

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-Gemming on shoes
-Broguing on shoes
-Nonfunctional sleeve buttons on a jacket
-Nonfunctional lapel buttonholes
-Ticket pockets
 

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Meant for this thread to go up in Classic Menswear. Any mod help available?
 

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Assuming I understand the concept correctly, I assume the last button on a coat is the most obvious example?
 

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And the top buttonhole on a 3 roll 2 lapel.
 

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Adidas' three stripes (they originally served the purpose of supporting the shoe under the pressure of the tied laces.
 

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Shirts with contrasting (white) collar and cuffs. A design holdover from when they were detachable (paper?)
 

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