In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Fabrics such as twill, poplin, canvas, suede, denim and wool are also available in a variety of styles.
- There was a sale on in the shop just after Christmas, and I bought this groovy, beautifully cut shirt, hewn from the finest poplin, for about thirty quid.
- There is an air of chic relaxation in the classic linen, crisp poplin and delicate voiles shot against the rocks and pinewoods of Corsica.
- A cotton poplin button-down shirt is the best thing to add to jeans in order to up the dressiness.
- Wovens are available in base cloths, novelties, stretch poplins and twills.
- They included a paper-touch cotton batiste; cotton poplin with a water-repellent finish; and sheers in blends of viscose and nylon.
- Fabrics include canvas in different weights, linens, cotton and silk poplins, piquets, silk canvas, shantung, cotton jersey and all the classic ‘suit’ fabrics.
- Enlisted men received the cotton poplin shirt in place of the heavier twill for wear with their tailored wool jackets.
- The firm also used coatings to add a papery touch to poplin and canvas.
- By 1950 Japan was a force in the fine cotton poplin market and because of the quality and price Lichfield had to change its suppliers and buy from Japan.
- The fabrics include washed denims, soft poplins, heavy canvas, twills, and yarn-dyed plaids.
- Since the economic slowdown took hold in 2000, Ash City has moved the brand's price point down and expanded it to include fabrics beyond mercerized cottons - such as poplins and polynosics - to attract more customers.
- Examples include most bed, kitchen and bath linens, shirting, denim, poplin and other similar goods.
- The shirt range consists of solids in twills, poplins, structures, linens and checks, as well as slubs, dobbies and indigos in pleasing colours of the season.
- Additionally, the designer has several basic styles and fabrications (mercerized cotton twill pants, stretch poplin blouses and T-shirts) that retailers request continuously.
- This season it is complemented by soft and muted colours while fabrics range from denim or cotton poplin through to linen, which looks lovely teamed with this summer's cool knitwear.
- Fabric must be cotton or poplin, not shiny, silky or crinkly.
- That sums up the designer's newest line, it's monochromatic approach tempered by what are, for men, daring fabrics such as taffeta and silk poplin.
- Light and feminine fabrics such as satin crepe tulles and damasks combine with the fabrics found at work and in the masculine world - cottons, sail cloth, denim and poplin.
- Leather is a key material for the season, along with parachute silk, cotton poplin, cotton canvas and shining silk.
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