Any materials having different characteristics
in different directions are called anisotropic
materials. Any additional ornamentation that accompanies
a garment in order to create a specific and more
fashionable look/image. (Eg: shoes, belts, sunglasses
A long-sleeved coat-like garment that reaches
down to the knees or even lower, and is buttoned
in front-middle. This garment is worn by men on
A man made or synthetic fiber made of synthetic
linear macromolecules having in the chain at least
85% (by mass) of recurring cyanoethene (acrylonitrile)
A design created by placing various colored diamond
shaped blocks on a single colored background,
usually crossed by lines in a diamond shape. This
design is quite popular in men's sweaters and
A single-button cuff used for fastening the sleeves
of a long-sleeved shirt. It is most popular type
of shirt cuff.
A woven fabric used for manufacturing men's trousers,
hats, uniforms etc. The cord is has rounded cords
in the warp direction with sunken lines between
them used in trousers, uniforms, hats, upholstery.
A tight-fitting style of men's inner wear covering
groin area. The fabric length generally extends
to mid thigh. The garment has an elastic waistband
and leg closure resulting in a tighter fit. The
garment is generally made of machine-combed cotton
A loose-fitting style of men's inner wear covering
groin area. The garment has an elastic at waist
and is made of both cotton and silk.
A heavy and rich-looking jacquard fabric having
contrasting surfaces or a multicolor design .
The fabrics is often used for men's traditional
formal wear like sherwani or achkan.
A knit fabric stitch producing design that looks
like a heavy cord and is commonly used in men's
sweaters and hosiery.
A plain weave and light weight cotton fabric with
a lustrous surface. It is commonly used for manufacturing
men's handkerchiefs, underwear, shirts etc.
A warm and heavy strong cotton or cotton blend
fabric with a twill face and a brushed back. It
is used for manufacturing men's nightwear, underwear,
gloves, linings etc.
Obtained from the hair of Asiatic goat and used
for manufacturing men's winter wear including
sweaters, pullovers etc.
A famous type of embroidery in white cotton thread,
done on various fabrics including, muslin.
A durable, medium weight, twill fabric generally
made of cotton or a cotton blend. The fabric is
used for men's sportswear and work clothes and
is generally found in khaki color.
A strong and durable woven fabric having vertical
cut pile stripes or cords with a velvet- like
nap. The fabric is generally made of cotton or
cotton blends and mix of other fibers. It is commonly
used for men's trousers and jackets.
A type of neckline typically found in men's t-shirts
A fabric put at the bottom of men's pants and
is generally doubled over and hemmed. These cuffs
help to avoid wrinkles and pleated pants look
best with cuffs.
A traditional Indian dress for men and worn on
the lower part of the body. It consists of a piece
of unstitched cloth draped over the hips and legs.
And can be worn in various styles.
A formal suit jacket having two columns of buttons,
while the first column is for ornamentation, the
second is for fastening the jacket.
A two-button cuff used for fastening the sleeves
of a long-sleeved shirt. The buttons on the cuff
may be aligned horizontally or vertically.
A type of sleeve cuff that folds over onto itself
and fastens with cuff links to hold the sleeves
FLEECE: Fabric with a soft deep pile.
HIGH-TECH TEFLON: Chemical treatment to the face
of the fabrics resulting in water repellency.
Measurement taken from bottom of groin area to
the floor in men's garments.
Any men's garment ending at the knee or above.
A men's shoe that fastens with laces up the instep.
A men's slip-on shoe without laces
A small version of a turtleneck, having an upward-protruding
neckline that does not fold over.
A type of shoe having straps that can be fastened
by buckles on the side.
A solid background with contrasting stripes generally
spaced one half inch to 1 inch apart.
A shirt having pebble-like finish. It is exclusively
used in short sleeved sumer t shirts.
Wide and multicolored stripes on different colored
backgrounds for creating various patterns.
the gathering of fabric on the front of trousers
creating a darted look to the pant front.
A man made or synthetic fiber blended with other
fibers for use in making men's casual and sportswear.
A sweater that must be pulled over head for wearing
Measurement taken bottom of groin area to top
A type of lace- up shoes worn by men, and having
a leather overlay. It resembles a saddle sewn
over the arch of the foot.
A natural fiber made from silkworms and is used
for manufacturing men's shirts, ties, etc.
A suit jacket having one row of buttons.
Type of stitching done with the help of a single
needle, either by hand or by machine.
A casual collar without stays or buttons.
A lace- up formal shoe for men having a seam splitting
A term used for any garment worn by men for different
sports or as casual wear.
Refers to the number of threads that are used
in a square inch of fabric. High thread count
denotes a finer weave and a finer fabric.
A single-breasted suit having three buttons and
A type of neck found in men's sweaters having
2 -4 inches of fabric at the neckline folding
over onto itself.
The weave used to produce a fabric with diagonal
A single-breasted style of coat or jacket having
A fabric made of two yarns and woven together
in one cloth.
A type of neck that forms a V and is commonly
used in shirts, t shirts and sweaters a shirt
or sweater collar that forms a point or v at the
front of the neck.
A traditional style of men's formal or dress shoe
with an overlay of decorative punched perforations
on the toe and front of the shoe.
A natural fiber sourced from sheep. It is widely
used for making men's winter wear including sweaters,
shirts, dress pants, suits etc.