TextileGlossary.com

What is "Skivvies" - Definition & Explanation

Originally a trademarked term used in the men’s undergarment industry. Now in the common vernacular, used to mean any form of male underwear.
Men's underwear consisting of cotton T-shirt and shorts.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

(Natural) - Pigments are derived from organic materials such as vegetables, berries, bugs, clay, indigo, and other plant extracts to dye fabric. The weakness of natural dyes has been that many...
An imperfection, characterized by a ridge or mark running in the crosswise or lengthwise directions of the fabric. Barrés can be caused by tension variations in the knitting process, poor quality...
Said of a cloth which has irregular stripes or streaks of practically the same color in the background. Each yarn in the motif is dyed a solid color. runs in the warp direction of the goods, and...
Ultra Light Down is used in women's and men's jackets. the concept is to make the lightest and warmest insulation layer available. U.L. Down jackets weigh less than a tee-shirt, blocks more wind, is...
More or less interchangeable with the term permanent press, but actually more precise. Durable press implies that the shape retention properties of a garment are excellent and durable for the life of...

Companies for Skivvies:


If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Skivvies, please fill your company details below so that we can list our company for FREE!