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What’s with All the Notched Lapels Lately?

  • Caitlin Ganswindt


Could be a bit of mid-to-late awards-season lethargy. Or it could be these dudes got a memo we missed. Whatever the case, the notch lapel seems to be having a bit of a moment.

While the redheaded stepchild of formal wear has traditionally (thankfully) kept to the boardroom, we’ve noticed a few red carpet cameos as of late:

0128KMT_Lapels_1Christoph Waltz: Golden Globes 2014

0128KMT_Lapels_2Leonardo DiCaprio: Golden Globes 2014

0128KMT_Lapels_3Leonardo DiCaprio (again): Critics’ Choice Awards 2014

19th Critics’ Choice Movie Awards - ArrivalsJames Marsden: Critics’ Choice Awards 2014

0128KMT_Lapels_5Jeremy Renner: Critics’ Choice Awards 2014

0128KMT_Lapels_6Bradley Cooper: SAG Awards 2014

20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Red CarpetJason Bateman: SAG Awards 2014