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Warp figured fabric

The term warp figured fabric refers to a woven fabric with a motif, such as small dots or squares, placed at intervals on the right side of the fabric in the longitudinal direction (warp direction). On the wrong side of the fabric are short, floating yarns.

 

Weft figured fabric

The term weft figured fabric refers to a woven fabric with a motif, such as small dots or squares, placed at intervals on the right side of the fabric in the transverse direction (weft direction). On the wrong side of the fabric are short, floating yarns.

 

Windsor knot

This term denotes two different knot forms: the Windsor knot, also known as the double Windsor knot, and the half-Windsor knot or simple Windsor knot. They differ in the way the knot is tied and the size of the knot.

 

Wing collar

The wing collar is very formal and is reserved for special events such as weddings and gala events. With its extremely short collar tips, the wing collar looks very elegant. This elegant collar is now used almost exclusively for shirts that are worn with dinner jackets or tailcoats. Wing collars are worn with bow ties, not with neckties.

 

Women's outerwear (DOB)

DOB is a German acronym for women's outerwear. This means clothing items that women commonly wear which are publicly visible in everyday life and which are not considered to be underwear, hence shirts and blouses.