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The ability of a garment to withstand prolonged wear.
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Caitlin Charles-Jones, 26, has always put design and wearability before her knitwear skills.
Her clothes are extremely popular due to their wearability, comfort and high quality.
In order to make sensors compatible with fabric and ensure optimum comfort and wearability, industry participants have focused on reducing form factors to facilitate efficient integration of components into the fabric.
UBSOUND invests most of its resources in research & development, with main focus on style, quality and wearability of its products.
The men's and women's collections have been designed for commercial appeal and wearability.
Ruben Richards, sales manager for menswear at Selfridges Birmingham, says: "The Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh collection really adds to our offering, as it fuses star quality with everyday wearability.
Manufactured from extreme-service tool steels for maximum wearability, toughness and edge profile uniformity, they operate dust-free, and prevent the "hairs" that plague spinning knife devices, the company adds.
The inherent properties of silicone elastomers can provide good wearability, comfort against the skin and resistance to skin oils.
For SS14 she's gone for bright block colours, flattering body con designs and bold python prints with the accent on stylish wearability.
3M's new line of protective eyewear, 3M SecureFit Protective Eyewear provides enhanced temple comfort, wearability and security of fit.
Engineered to absorb moisture, Nomex MHP dries faster than cotton the company says and offers a number of features for superior wearability, including a lighter weight and was proven the overall winner in key comfort criteria in independent studies conducted by an institute for textiles and clothing.
MAYBE it stands for wearability or want want want, or wonderful - either way the new W collection from Wallis, left, is well worth checking out.