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What the hell is up with this spare belt loop?

johnny_flapjack

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What is this thing? I ordered this Southwick suit from STP and this is on the back of the pants. The suit is going back for other reasons, and I know that I could have it taken off, but what the hell is this and what's the point?

 

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Something that your coworkers are going to have a whole lot of fun with. It is also bound to piss you off.
 

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Makes it easy to hang the pants when you're showering at the gym!
 

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Not sure, but a steady hand and a razor blade takes care of these sort of things in no time.
 

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^ Hoping for a good explanation from them. I thought perhaps I missed something.
 

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I only had my browser window at about half of the screen, and I admit I looked for probably 30 seconds trying to figure out what was wrong with the beltloops before realizing that I needed to scroll down a bit.

As adamparker said, the only thing it resembles is one of those little loops they used to put on the back of polo shirts, which I presume was for hanging them up.
 

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looks like a great joke to me
 

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Originally Posted by Marcus Brody
As adamparker said, the only thing it resembles is one of those little loops they used to put on the back of polo shirts, which I presume was for hanging them up.

But on a suit? It seems like putting a loop on the inside of the waistband on fabric that is a bit more durable would make more sense. Or maybe just using one of the actual belt loops?
 

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Was there a slit in the back of the jacket near the collar? If so, then it'd be perfect for a sword...
 

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Originally Posted by johnny_flapjack
But on a suit? It seems like putting a loop on the inside of the waistband on fabric that is a bit more durable would make more sense. Or maybe just using one of the actual belt loops?

I'm not at all suggesting that is what it was intended to be used for, just that it's the only thing I can even think of.
 

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Perhaps Southwick took heed of the exceptionally popular "Do any of you carry a gun?" thread and added the belt loop to accomodate the gun-toting among us.
 

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I think some idiot had a spare belt loop sewn on there. God knows why... There is no way those pants left the factory that way.
 

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Eric Glennie works at Southwick?
 

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