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July 1, 2022


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PLAITED (PLATED) FABRIC


This special knit construction uses the addition of a second yarn within the same stitch. The second yarn is generally of a different color or type. During the knitting process the second yarn is placed under the first yarn, so that each yarn can be rolled to a specific side of the fabric. In many cases, one yarn/color appears on the face of the fabric, and the other yarn/contrast color appears on the back. A specialty version of this knit fabric is created by alternating a series of knit and purl stitches. (See the checked pattern in the Plaited Fabric swatch.)

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ZYIA - Item 895 - BlackEverywhere Zipper Jogger
If you like our Everywhere pant, you'll love how we've blended their relaxed feel and dressy look with the modern cut of a jogger. The perfect ankle length and flattering fit mean they can easily be dressed up with boots and a blouse or fit right in at the gym with sneakers and a tank.

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ZYIA - Item 1520 - Men's Black Briefs (2 Pack)
Built for performance, our briefs work overtime to keep you fresh and funk-free.Unique antimicrobial fabric resists odors, wicks moisture, and stretches every which way. A structured crotch and groin area offer the firm-but-gentle support you want while anti-chafe seaming and strategic ventilation help you go the distance in comfort.

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