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What is "Faux leather" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric made to imitate animal leather. Often a polyurethane laminate.

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A process of printing which uses chemicals, rather than color, to burn out or dissolve away one fiber in a sized cloth. Purpose is to achieve a sheer lacy and heavy design. Also used to obtain...
Continuous filament synthetic yarns that have been altered through special treatments or modification to give them elasticity. Techniques include: twisting and untwisting, use of air jets, stuffer...
An environmentally-friendly alternative. These products and finishes are nonflammable and odorless. They offer reduced exposure to toxic materials and help reduce environmental pollution. Water-based...
A dress shirt is a shirt that consists of a collar, allowing for the use of a necktie, and buttons down the front, as a basic definition. It is commonly thought of in fashion culture, that a shirt is...

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