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Our endless assortment of officially licensed sports merchandise is continually growing and we want to keep you informed of all the styles and features of our products. Our in-depth glossary below compiles all of the most commonly used phrases and terms listed on our products to help select the item that's right for you.

    K

    Kangaroo Pocket (aka Pouch Pocket):

    A pocket formed by sewing a piece of cloth over the garment leaving two open ends.

    Kimono:

    A long robe with wide sleeves traditionally worn with a broad sash.

    Knit:

    Fabrics made of only one set of yarns, all running on the same direction. Usually refers to a shirt.

    L

    Laser-Cut Design:

    A modern technique for cutting openwork patterns into fabric or leather using laser-equipped computerized equipment.

    Leather:

    The dressed or tanned hide of an animal. Any of various articles or parts made of leather. It is protective, comfortable, and it breathes.

    Lettuce Edge:

    A thin ruffle at neckline, cuff or hem.

    M

    Madras:

    Shirting fabric woven in structured patterns, usually in fine cotton.

    Mandarin Collar (aka Olympic Collar):

    A short, band collar adopted from the close-fitting Asian collar.

    Merrow Stitching:

    The type and name of machine to stitch overlock hems or edges of emblems.

    Mesh:

    A type of fabric characterized by its "net-like" open appearance, and the spaces between the yarns.

    Microfiber:

    A silky synthetic material, usually woven polyester.

    Microfleece:

    A polyester fleece, very soft and dense, but not bulky or fluffy.

    Moisture-Wicking:

    Synthetic materials that have been developed specifically to channel perspiration away from the body. Used in active wear and athletic shoe linings.

    N

    Natural Waist:

    A seam or waistband that secures or falls at the natural curve of the body, which is the indentation between the hips and the rib-cage.

    Notched Collar:

    A two-piece collar that can be only worn.

    No-Waist Waistline:

    Leaving the waistband out of pants or a dress to achieve an elegant simplicity and a smoother silhouette.

    Nubuck:

    Suede that is sanded down to a skin-like smoothness and softness.

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