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04th Mar 2019

So THIS is what those shoulder button loops on your coat are actually for


Who knew?

Have you ever bought a lovely new coat, and wondered what those shoulder loop things are for?

Well, we certainly have!

And finally, after years of wondering… we now have answers, thanks to the Internet!

Their purpose? To hold your bag in place, and to prevent it from sliding off your shoulder.


Twitter user Francheska shared the insight recently, and people went wild reacting.

One follower replied to her tweet, saying she “was shocked but makes so much sense I just thought they were there for decoration.”

Another said: “This is actually life changing information.”

One Tweeter even shared some historical background to support the original claim:

Well lads, every day is a school day!