Unless you wear high-end or vintage clothes, you might feel a bit insulted looking under the lining of your suit jackets and sportcoats.

While jacket in the past typically featured half or quarter linings requiring inner seams to be finished cleanly, sometimes even decoratively, many mid-tier jackets today use a full lining to hide shoddy workmanship.

I began musing about what’s inside jackets when I saw this x-ray photograph by artist Nick Veasey.

You’ll find my thoughts, as well as those of Newton Street Vintage proprietor Zach DeLuca and Crittenden Rawlings, formerly of Norman Hilton and Ralph Lauren, in my latest Huffington Post column. — CC

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