The flap of material used for strengthening the opening in a shirt where the front buttons are. A Henry Wadsworth Blue label shirt is made with a hidden placket whilst a classic label shirt is made with a front placket.
The strip of fabric forming the closure of a garment. The placket can hold buttonholes or a zipper. Sometimes the placket is plain, with no closure mechanism. A "hidden" placket uses two strips of material. An outer piece of fabric covers the buttons or zipper on the inner piece.
A strip of fabric running along a closure, usually to facilitate the taking on and off of a garment Plaid A fabric in which bands of color running horizontally and vertically intersect to form squares. Plaids date back to the 1500s and now come in many patterns from argyle and gingham to madras and windowpane
A placket is an opening in a garment or the overlapping layers of fabric that cover or diguise such an opening. Plackets provide support for (or hide) fasteners such as buttons, snaps, or a zipper. Plackets are almost always used to facilitate putting on or taking off the garment, but are sometimes used as a design element as well (non-functional design purposes).