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What is "Ready-to-wear" - Definition & Explanation

A term used to describe clothing which has been produced in a factory and is offered for sale as a finished garment in a range of standard sizes.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A general class of plain weave, usually cotton, made with a colored warp (down) and white filling (across). Most often made using blue and white, but also available in stripes, checks and figured...
Medium to heavy weight twill fabric with a soft, short nap covering the weave. It has a sueded, velvety hand. Originally made of wool or wool blends but may be of cotton or other fibers. Used in...
An inorganic fiber made from minerals and metals, blended and extruded to form fibers. The fiber is formed from a flat ribbon of metal, coated with a protective layer of plastic, which reduces...
Chemically, a substance that dissolves other substances, thus forming a solution. Water dissolves more substances than any other, and is known as the "universal solvent". In upholstery, solvent...
a balanced plain weave fabric usually of linen or linen/cotton. It is made from smooth round yarns (not flattened by calendering). Used as a base for embroidered table linen, pillowcases, also in...

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