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The Illustrated Glossary of Fabric, Fashion, and Style

by Judee Shipman



NAP: The sheared pile of a fabric. 

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NATURAL: Refers to fabrics or colors found in nature, such as unbleached and undyed cotton. 

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NECKERCHIEF: A lightweight kerchief meant to be worn around the neck like a little scarf.

How to style a neckerchief? Take a look at the fashion girls shown here. 

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NECKING: The thinning that occurs when a synthetic filament is stretched. 

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NECKTIE: A long strip of decorative fabric that hangs down the front of a shirt, fastened around the neck with a specific type of knot, or sometimes attached with clips. 

Neckties are most often worn with men's dress suits. 

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NEEDLED: A fabric in which the fibers are mechanically bonded by needles. 

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NEEDLEPOINT: A stitching technique where strands of yarn or wool are woven through a stiff mesh backing. 

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NEHRU JACKET: A hip length, tailored men's coat with a Mandarin collar. 

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NEP: A kind of wool with little knots of other-colored fiber embedded in the strands. 

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NET: A porous, open fabric similar to mesh, and often made with synthetic fibers. 

The fashion girls shown below rock the netted look. 

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NEUTRAL: Any earth-toned fabric or garment. Popular neutrals are black, grey, beige, tan, khaki, cream, and white. 

A neutral color is a match for almost any non neutral color. 

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: A major runway fashion event, held every February in New York City, featuring the world's best fashion designers and some of the most famous faces in fashion. 

Shown below, fashion girls model the best NYFW street style looks for spring, 2019. 

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NINON: A smooth, light, mesh synthetic fabric, often used for evening gowns and lingerie. 

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NIQĀB: A veil that covers the face, and is a major part of Middle East Fashion. 

There are generally two types of niqāb: a half niqāb and a full niqāb. 

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NOIL: Shorter fibers combed away from longer fibers in the processing of wool. 

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NORFOLK JACKET: A loose, belted jacket with pleats on the front and back. 

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NOTCHED COLLAR: A jacket collar with a notch in the lapel. 

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NOTIONS: Small sewing supplies such as needles, thimbles, and buttons. 

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NOTTINGHAM LACE: A type of lace originally designed in Nottingham, England. 

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NUN'S VEILING: A light, sheer woven fabric, typically available in black or white. 

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NYLON: A strong elastic synthetic material that blends well with natural fibers.

Known for its durability and elasticity, nylon is popularly used to make hosiery, as well as other garments. 

Shown below, Jimmy Butler wears a Givenchy nylon men's fashion jacket. 

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The Illustrated Glossary of Fabric, Fashion, and Style


Chapter 1 

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3  

Chapter 4  

Chapter 5  

Chapter 6  

Chapter 7  

Chapter 8 

Chapter 9 

Chapter 10 

Chapter 11  

Chapter 12  

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14 

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16 

Chapter 17 

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19

Chapter 20 

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22  

Chapter 23  (You Are Here) 

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

Chapter 26

Chapter 27  

Chapter 28  

Chapter 29  

Chapter 30  

Chapter 31  

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33  

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35   

Chapter 36  

Chapter 37  

Chapter 38  

Chapter 39  

Chapter 40

Chapter 41


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Yule Log - Chapter Two

Yule Log - Chapter Three

Yule Log - Chapter Four

Yule Log - Chapter Five

Yule Log - Chapter Six

Yule Log - Chapter Seven

Yule Log - Chapter Eight

Yule Log - Chapter Nine

Yule Log - Chapter Ten


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Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 2

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 3

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 4

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 5

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 6

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 7

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