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What is "Box Pleat" - Definition & Explanation

Two small, back to back outward facing pleats that have a box- like appearance. On shirts, box pleats are positioned in the center back at the bottom of the yoke to allow ease of movement in the shoulders and arms.
Two folds of fabric brought together to form a pleat.
A single, uniform fold in the center back of a garment to allow for more room and comfort.

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