Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

The Reason For The Loop On The Back Of Your Shirt Is Actually Amazing.

In some circles, they even had a bit of social significance.

Most notably, shirt loops became part of Ivy League dating culture.

In some circles, they even had a bit of social significance.

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Young ladies would rip the locker loops on the shirts of boys they found cute, which would sometimes result in the shirt ripping off.

Additionally, guys would cut their loops off to prove that they were already taken by a girlfriend.

Young ladies would rip the locker loops on the shirts of boys they found cute, which would sometimes result in the shirt ripping off.

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Strange to think that shirt loops were like an old school promise ring.

We suppose every generation has its customs, right?

Strange to think that shirt loops were like an old school promise ring.

It's true that the shirt loop has a slightly strange and rich history.

But the fact of the matter is, they were also insanely practical.

It's true that the shirt loop has a slightly strange and rich history.

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Now that closets and wardrobes exist, these loops are just for decoration.

But you can still go ahead and hang your shirt by its loop -- you know, for old time's sake.

Next, here's why there's tiny buttons on your jeans.

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