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Product Glossary



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.

    Camp Pockets:

    Pockets that are sewn to the outside of the garment usually squared off and characterized by seaming.

    Cap Sleeve:

    A small, short sleeve that sits on the shoulder, either forming a stiff cap or falling on to the arm to provide minimal coverage.

    Capri Pants:

    Three-quarter length pants designed to hit mid-calf – first popularized on the Isle of Capri.

    Cardigan Jacket:

    A usually collarless sweater or jacket that opens the full length of the center front.

    Cargo Style:

    Pants or shorts with patch pocket or bellows pocket with a flap (usually a button flap).

    Carpenter Pants/Shorts:

    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:

    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.

    Convertible Collar:

    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

    Cotton Poplin:

    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.

    Covered Heel:

    A heel that is covered with leather or man-made materials that match the color and texture of the vamp.

    Cowl Neck:

    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.

    Crew Neck:

    A round neck with ribbed banding that fits close to the base of the neck.

    Crinkle Cotton:

    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.

    Cropped Pants:

    Pants cut to a length just above the ankles.

    Cropped Top/Jacket:

    Hem is cut just above the waist.