Don't understand the apparel terminology. We've put together a Glossary of Apparel Terms to help you better understand the lingo behind clothing.
|Air Jet Yarn||A spinning technology which spins a single type of yarn or with a blend of filament yarns which provide for a virtually "pill free" fabric|
|Allen Solley Placket||A one-piece placket that's hidden after being sewn. This process utilizes the existing fabric for the outside placket face.|
|ANSI||The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is an organization that promotes standards for industry and government. Most often refers to safety colors.|
|Anti - Bacterial||A finish or treatment that inhibits the growth of bacteria.|
|Anti - Microbial||A term use for a garment that is able to resist, either naturally or chemically, the effects of microbial secretions put off by the human body, resisting odor and increasing garment life.|
|Anti - Pill Finish||A treatment applied to the fabric primarily to resist the formation of little balls on the fabric's surface due to abrasion during wear. See Pilling.|