Men's Style Terminology

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Termsort descending Definition
Edge Topstitch

¼" Topstitch.

Embedded Collar Stay

In addition to the removable collar stay, this is an added small piece of collar stay that is sewn into the point seam of the collar to give more stability to the collar point. This added piece will prevent the collar points from curling under after several washings. All Eton shirts come with the embedded collar stay.

Embossed

Raised or relief patterns on the surface of the fabrics produced by using pressure in conjunction with engraved rollers and heat applications.

Enamel

Protective and decorative. An opaque, glass-like composite fused to metal, glass or pottery.

End-on-End

A shirting fabric where a colored yarn is woven in one direction and white yarn is woven in the other to produce a textured effect

English Spread Collar

A wider spread than the Windsor Spread Collar with longer points.

English Tab Collar

The tab collar holds the tie perfectly in place using a snap or button that brings the collar points closer together, creating an always neat appearance.

Epaulet (Epaulette)

French for "little shoulder", epaulettes are bands of fabric, often attached with a button, that adorn the shoulders of a jacket or coat. They were originally used as insignia or rank by the military and other organizations.

Essentials Collection

The V. K. Nagrani collection is an example. A collection of business wardrobe classics every well-dressed man should have in his closet.

European Straight Collar

An edge stitched straight collar for a slightly more modern look.

Eyelet Collar

Reminiscent of the Gatsby years, the eyelet collar allows for the use of a collar pin to hold the points in place.