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What is "Balmacaan" - Definition & Explanation

Balmacaan a loose single-breasted overcoat usually having raglan sleeves and a short turnover collar.
Called "Bal" for short, a design term for the classic raglan-sleeve and top coat design from Balmacaan, Scotland.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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