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What side does a woman wear a pin on?

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A woman typically wears a pin on the left side of her clothing, at the height of a breast pocket. Pins are worn straight to exude professionalism and in a line down the left side if there is more than one.

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Lapel pins and brooches are worn with professional attire such as pants suits, dresses or jackets. Usually, one pin is worn at a time for a tidy appearance. Decorative brooches are also used as jacket fasteners in the middle of a light coat, blazer or shawl. Brooches are also used as decorations on items such as purses and bags.

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