Our endless assortment of officially licensed sports merchandise is continually growing and we want to keep you informed of all the styles and features of our products. Our in-depth glossary below compiles all of the most commonly used phrases and terms listed on our products to help select the item that's right for you.
A fitted top with spaghetti straps that can be worn alone or as a layering piece.
Pockets that are sewn to the outside of the garment usually squared off and characterized by seaming.
A small, short sleeve that sits on the shoulder, either forming a stiff cap or falling on to the arm to provide minimal coverage.
Three-quarter length pants designed to hit mid-calf – first popularized on the Isle of Capri.
A usually collarless sweater or jacket that opens the full length of the center front.
Pants or shorts with patch pocket or bellows pocket with a flap (usually a button flap).
Five-pocket pants characterized by a hammer loop – a stretch of material connecting the outside seam to the back pocket.
Checkered (aka checkerboard):
A very common pattern. Can be used on anything, from fabric to accessories.
A lightweight, plain-weave, sheer fabric made with very fine, tightly twisted yarns. It is very strong, despite its filmy look.
ClimaCool technology pulls sweat away from the body and increases micro-ventilation through strategically placed mesh panels — for example, under the arms or at the back of the neck.
A casual shoe on a wood base, usually closed toe with open back.
Column Skirt/Straight Skirt:
Also referred to as a pencil skirt, this skirt is a straight line with no flare or fullness at the hem or waistline.
A rolled collar that can be worn open or closed. Sewn directly to the neckline.
A fabric, usually made of cotton that are woven into the fabric to create ridges of yarn on the surface. Example: corduroy
Medium weight durable textured fabric made with cotton or cotton blends.
A blend of lightweight, breathable fabric made with durable, stretchable, manmade fibers of polyurethane and natural cottons.
A heel that is covered with leather or man-made materials that match the color and texture of the vamp.
A neckline featuring a piece of material attached to a garment at the neck, which may be used as a hood or draped loosely in a swag from shoulder to shoulder at the front neckline or back.
A fabric characterized by a crinkled, puckered surface or soft mossy finish. Comes in different weights and degrees of sheerness.
A round neck with ribbed banding that fits close to the base of the neck.
Cotton that is treated to give it a rich, plissé texture in the warp that requires no ironing.
A technique for making a garment or shoe with lacelike effect, involving a hook and yarn.
Pants cut to a length just above the ankles.
Hem is cut just above the waist.