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February 24, 2019


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Fiber Characteristics

COTTON

Natural Fiber - cellulosic

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Comfortable
  • Soft hand
  • Absorbent
  • Good color retention, prints well
  • Machine-washable, dry-cleanable
  • Good strength
  • Drapes well
  • Easy to handle and sew

 

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  • Apparel - Wide range of wearing apparel: blouses, shirts, dresses, childrenswear, activewear, separates, swimwear, suits, jackets, skirts, pants, sweaters, hosiery, neckwear.
  • Home Fashions - curtains, draperies, bedspreads, comforters, throws, sheets, towels, table cloths, table mats, napkins.
 

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TOPO X SALOMON SHOES
Topo Designs and Salomon got together to create these fashionably functional shoes that are "Dedicated to authentic mountain heritage and functional design". Made with CORDURA® Classic fabric these shoes are built to last and look great while doing so!
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MANHATTAN PORTAGE PRALL BACKPACK
Made out of lightweight and durable CORDURA® Lite fabric, this unique bag can be worn over the shoulder that includes a strap clasp to eliminate extra straps from hanging. It also features reflective tape that will definitely make you stand out in a crowd. Unique one strap backpack design featuring both drawstring and buckle closure 3M™ reflective strip for extra visibility.
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