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.
Taken me 18 years to find out that the weird shoulder buttons on jackets is to hold your bag in place so it doesn’t fall off?who knew pic.twitter.com/IMLqAb0K3s
— Francheskahorsburgh (@Francheskahor6) October 29, 2018
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:
— Nick Stay☠ (@NickStay) October 31, 2018
Well lads, every day is a school day!