Help on lingo

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by bBoy JEe, May 14, 2004.

  1. bBoy JEe

    bBoy JEe Senior member

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    Could someone go over suit lingo for me? The whole 15 mil mil 15 and super 200s and all that stuff?

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  2. jcusey

    jcusey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    15 mil mil 15 is Zegna's proprietary name for their fabric made from wool fibers that are an average of 15 microns thick. As for the Super numbers, see this excellent summary from Holland & Sherry, which is a well-reputed British fabric maker.
     


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