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slack trousers especially for casual wear (Usually used in plural
slate a dark purplish gray.
slate black a nearly neutral slightly purplish black.
slate blue a grayish blue color.
sleevelet a covering for the forearm to protect clothing from
wear or dirt.
sleeveless a top that does not have sleeves.
slicker oilskin; broadly, a raincoat
slingback is a category of footwear.
A slingback is a pump with an open back and a strap behind the foot.
slip an undergarment made in dress length with shoulder straps
slip-on an article of clothing that is easily slipped on or off;
a glove or shoe without fastenings; a garment, as a girdle, that one step
into and pulls up; pullover
slip-over a garment or cover that slips on and off easily, specifically
a pullover sweater
slipper a light low-cut shoe that is easily slipped on the foot
strong, compactly woven with quite a bit of body. It is used chiefly
for footwear. Textures are high and the material comes colored, black or
white, or richly brocaded effects. - Shiniest satin.
slouch hat a soft usually
felt hat with a wide flexible brim
knee breeches worn in the 18th century; small garments, as underwear or
smock a light loose garment
worn especially for protection of clothing while working
smock frock a loose outer
garment worn by workmen especially in Europe
a pale blue.
smoking jacket a loose-fitting
jacket or short robe for wear at home
snap-brim a usually felt
hat with brim turned up in back and down in front and with a dented crown.
snood [Scottish] a fillet
or band for a woman's hair; a net or fabric bag pinned or tied on at the
back of a woman's head for holding the hair
snowsuit a one-piece or two-piece
lined garment for winter wear by children
[Archaic] a low shoe or slipper; a knitted or woven covering
for the foot usually extending above the ankle and sometimes the knee; a
shoe worn by actors in Greek and Roman comedy
solleret a flexible steel
shoe forming part of a medieval suit of armor
sombrero a high-crowned hat
of felt or straw with a very wide brim worn especially in the Southwest
a brownish orange to light brown.
sou'wester a waterproof hat
with wide slanting brim longer in back than in front
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a plant massive in sourcing and rich in nutrition. SPF fabrics are resolvable
in the earth back to the nature.
space suit a suit equipped
with life supporting provisions to make life in space possible for its wearer;
spandex clothing made of
spandex, namely any of various elastic textile fibers made chiefly of polyurethane.
Any of various elastic textile fibers made chiefly of polyurethane.
spat a cloth or leather gaiter
covering the instep and ankle [Short for spatterdash]
spencer a short waist-length
s.p.i stitches per inch
spike [Plural] shoes with
spike heels; [Plural] a pair of shoes with spikes attached to the soles
to improve traction
any of various soft porous fabrics especially in a loose
sportswear clothing suitable
for recreation; broadly, clothing designed for casual or informal wear
sport-weight yarns: these yarns knit to a gauge
of 5-1/2 to 6-1/2 stitches per inch on size 4, 5, or 6 US needles. These
yarns have approximately 1200-1600 yards per pound. This category of yarns
is used for slightly more durable fabrics, like socks, and for multiple-color
knitting like fairisle where the fabric created is bulky due to the number
of "floats" carried along the wrong side of the fabric.
(this definition was kindly provided by Karen at
Red Meadow Fiber Arts)
where specific colors of ink are printed as either solids or halftones.
Note: a halftone is a uniform series of dots that give the appearance of
a lighter shade of a solid color. the number of dots-per-inch is called
the line count or frequency. The amount of coverage is determined
by the percentage of dots.
spunlace nonwoven is
one kind of nonwoven. Through entanglement by high press water jet, fiber
web can be formed into spunlace nonwoven.
Interlining is one of applications of spunlace nonwoven fabric.
Spunlace nonwoven fabric can be used in substrate for synthetic leather,
medical and sanitary material for wipes,
matress etc. It's application is
spun rayon simulated
cotton or wool made with staple fibers in a continous strand to give this
effect. Wears well and is washable. Made in different weights.
Comes in plain colours and prints. Has soft, fuzzy surface. Blends
well with cotton. Plain weave.
a textile yarn spun from staple-length fiber.
the bright red color of stammel or a coarse woolen fabric
usu dyed red.
an old type of corset.
a grayish blue.
step-in a garment put on
by being stepped into, as a shoe or short panties for women [Usually used
Trademark: Used for a broad-brimmed high-crowned
stock a wide band or scarf
worn about the neck especially by some clergymen
a soft elastic usually cotton fabric used especially for
bandages and infants' wear.
stocking a usually knit close-fitting
covering for the foot and leg; sock
stocking cap a long knitted
cone-shaped cap with a tassel or pom-pom worn especially for winter sports
lot Term used
to describe multiples of the same item. Example: a Stock lot of apparel
would be one garment in various sizes (Same style).
When making purchases, ask the selling company
for clarification when inquiring.
(definition provided by Robert Cyr
at RLC Trading)
stogie a stout coarse shoe,
stole a long loose garment,
robe; an ecclesiastical vestment consisting of a long usually silk band
worn traditionally around the neck by bishops and priests and over the left
shoulder by deacons; a long wide scarf or similar covering worn by women
usually across the shoulders
(as it relates to closeout merchandise): Store codes are numbers, one or two digits,
that represent actual retail stores. Most companies will refer to merchandise
as being from Store Code (fill in the blank) to give you an idea of quality
and contents of lot or pallet. Store codes are not usually posted on websites
so you must request a listing breakdown. There are roughly 12-15 codes you
will see all the time ,as they are the most popular. They are standard codes
used in the industry, however some companies may have their own coding system.
Ask for clarification when you call your company/agent.
provided by Robert Cyr at
stovepipe silk hat
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