from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In heraldry, a bearing representing a small part of a belt, always including the buckle: it is generally blazoned “a half-belt and buckle.”
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At Jil Sander, amid the long fringe sheaths over body suits were classic blazers that offered the kind of off-kilter design details that command a high price: inverted buttons or planes of fabric tucked into a half-belt.
Military looks included a brown wool coat with tan leather sleeves, and a straight-cut great-coat in black wool, with half-belt at the back.