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These days, servers wear discreet V-shaped pins on their lapels, showing that they’re vaccinated, while diners need not show proof of vaccination.Climate change, inequality and a recall vote: How the French Laundry embodies California|Lisa Bonos|September 9, 2021|Washington Post
Then he showed up for the championship game Monday night wearing a Jayhawks pin on his jacket lapel.Roy Williams is walking away — and college basketball is losing a pillar of goodness|John Feinstein|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
Varahn, who has a broad, serious face and a sleek bob, dressed for the occasion in crisp two-piece suits with lapels.“We Don’t Even Know Who Is Dead or Alive”: Trapped Inside an Assisted Living Facility During the Pandemic|by Ava Kofman|November 30, 2020|ProPublica
At various times, we had spoken about honors--Hitchcock had been awarded the Légion d'Honneur and wore a ribbon in his lapel.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She had on a blue boy-coat, and to the right lapel was fastened a three-inch red cloth 9, Howe's number.
Shooting The Comancheros in 1961, Wayne spotted a JFK button on the lapel of the future screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz.A New Biography Shows That ‘John Wayne’ Was His Own Best Creation|Christopher Bray|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A campaign button on his lapel showed him in a smile and a suit, and advertised his name and lever.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wore the official political uniform: a dark suit, a lapis blue tie and a white shirt—and, of course, a flag-pin on his lapel.Election Night 2012: Fashion of Jubilation And Mourning|Robin Givhan|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I broke right into his story and seized the lapel of his waistcoat as though he were my dearest friend.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
To the lapel of his coat they had pinned a paper on which was written, "The fate that awaits all Kansas Jayhawkers."The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The pale glow of light which came from that powder smudge on Carlson's lapel was no longer visible!
That face powder came from the cheek of a woman—some woman who pressed her cheek against Carlson's lapel.
High on the left lapel of his dark suit coat was a white smudge made by some sort of powder.