post #46 of 63
1/28/08 at 12:29pm
1B\t\tOne-button [jacket/suit] 2B\t\tTwo-button [jacket/suit] 2.5B or 2-1/2B\t"Two-and-a-half" button [jacket/suit] 3B\t\tThree-button [jacket/suit] 4x1\t\tFour-button with one working [double-breasted jacket/suit] 4x2\t\tFour-button with two working [double-breasted jacket/suit] 6x1\t\tSix-button with one working [double-breasted jacket/suit] 6x2\t\tSix-button with two working [double-breasted jacket/suit] AA/AAAC\t\tAsk Andy About Clothes [another clothing forum] AE\t\tAllen-Edmonds [shoes] A&F\t\tAbercrombie & Fitch AFAIK\t\tAs far as I know/knew AFAICS\t\tAs far as I can/could see AFAICT\t\tAs far as I can/could tell AKA\t\tAlso known as APC\t\tA.P.C. (Atelier de Production et Creation) Brand jeans A&S\t\tAnderson & Sheppard [Savile Row tailors] AS\t\tAlfred Sargent [shoes] Bal\t\tBalmoral shoe BB\t\tBrooks Brothers BD\t\tButton-down [button down shirt collar] BDU\t\tBattle Dress Uniform [military clothing] BR\t\tBanana Republic[clothing company] CB\t\tChester Barrie [clothing company] CdG\t\tComme des Garcons [clothing company] CF\t\tCarlo Franco [tie / clothing company] C&J or CJ\tCrockett & Jones [shoes] CK\t\tCalvin Klein CT\t\tCharles Tyrwhitt [clothing company] DB\t\tDouble-breasted [jacket/suit] D&G\t\tDolce & Gabbana [clothing company] DH\t\tDior Homme [clothing company] DJ\t\tDinner jacket [i.e., tuxedo] e.g.\t\tExempli Gratia [Lat. "for the sake of example"] EG (MC)\t\tEdward Green [shoes] EG (Streetwear) Engineered Garments [clothing company] E&R\t\tEde & Ravenscroft [clothing company] FC\t\tFrench cuff FIH\t\tFour-in-hand [tie knot] FIHTies\t\tFour-In-Hand Ties [clothing company] FW\t\tFull Windsor [tie knot] HB\t\tHugo Boss [clothing company] HF or H-F\tHickey-Freeman [clothing company] HF\t\tH. Freeman & Co. [clothing company, not the same as Hickey-Freeman] H&H\t\tHarvie & Hudson [Savile Row tailors] H&H\t\tHolland & Holland [firearms maker and outfitters] H&K\t\tHilditch & Key [shirt / clothing company] HL\t\tHelmut Lang [clothing company] H&S\t\tHolland & Sherry [suiting fabric company] HSM\t\tHart Schaffner & Marx [clothing company] i.e.\t\tId Est [Lat. "it is" roughly equiv. to "in other words"] IIRC\t\tIf I remember correctly IMMSMC \t\tIf my memory serves me correctly IMO\t\tIn my opinion IMHO\t\tIn my humble opinion IMNSHO\t\tIn my not so humble opinion JAB\t\tJos A. Bank [clothing company] JFTR \t\tJust for the record JL\t\tJohn Lobb [shoe company] J&M\t\tJohnston & Murphy [shoe company] KC\t\tKenneth Cole KFS\t\tKilgour French Stansbury [clothing co.] LE\t\tLands' End LL\t\tLondon Lounge [another clothing forum] LLB\t\tL.L. Bean [clothing company] LM[F]AO\t\tLaughing my [F__] ass off LOL\t\tLaughing out loud LP\t\tLoro Piana [fabric and clothing company] MOP\t\tMother-of-pearl M&S\t\tMarks & Spencer [dept. store] MTM\t\tMade-to-measure NB\t\tNew Balance [athletic shoes] NB or N.B.\tNota Bene [Lat. "note well"] NM\t\tNieman Marcus [dept. store] NTTAWWT\tNot that there's anything wrong with that OB\t\tOzwald Boateng OCBD\t\tOxford cloth button-down [shirt] OMG\t\tOh my God OP\t\tOriginal Poster [poster of the first post in a forum thread] OTC\t\tOver the calf [socks] OTR\t\tOff the rack OTT\t\tOver-the-top [too much, garish] PDC\t\tPaper Denim & Cloth [jeans company] Perf\t\tPerforated (usu. shoe detailing) PoW\t\tPrince of Wales [often referring to the check pattern named after him] PRL\t\tPolo Ralph Lauren PS\t\tPaul Smith PS\t\tPaul Stuart PS\t\tPocket Square R&B\t\tRag & Bone [denim / clothing company] RJ\t\tRichard James [Savile Row tailor / clothing company] RL\t\tRalph Lauren RLBL\t\tRalph Lauren Black Label RLPL\t\tRalph Lauren Purple Label ROFL[MAO]\tRolling on floor laughing [my ass off] RTW\t\tReady to wear SB\t\tSingle-breasted [jacket/suit] SF\t\tSan Francisco SF\t\tStyle Forum ST\t\tSupertalk [another clothing forum] STF \t\tShop The Finest [online clothing merchant] STP\t\tSierra Trading Post [online clothing discount store] T&A\t\tTurnbull & Asser [shirt / clothing company] TTTT \t\tTo Tell The Truth URL\t\tUniform Resource Locator [web site address] VCH \t\tVirtual Clothes Horse [online clothing merchant] WCC \t\tWorld Class Consignment [online clothing merchant] WRT or W/R/T\tWith respect to; with regards to W&S\t\tWhitcomb & Shaftesbury [Savile Row tailors] WTF\t\tWhat the f___
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