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Difference between a jacket and a coat

What is the Difference Between a Jacket and a Coat?

Human apparel has a diversity of origins and style differences and with that diversity and style differences comes a variety of nomenclature that can cause confusion and even cross-naming of some articles of clothing. For example, some sites will in part define a jacket as an outerwear garment that “extends to the level of the […]

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Charles River Classic Pullover Jacket (9905)

Charles River Classic Pullover Jacket (9905) Overview

The origin of the common jacket has historical roots from different civilizations dating as far back as ancient Greece, called a tunic. Described as a garment for the body designed to provide warmth and protection by covering the body, extending from the neck and shoulder area to somewhere between the hips and knees, and having […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Always Wear a Hat When Outdoors

7 Reasons Why You Should Always Wear a Hat When Outdoors

I love to spend time in the mountains camping, fishing, and hiking. Exploring the great outdoors is extremely relaxing and enjoyable, unless I forget my HAT! In fact, being outdoors without a hat can be extremely miserable under certain conditions! With a little bit of research and a fair amount of personal experience, I have […]

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What and Who is Charles River Apparel?

What and Who is Charles River Apparel?

The international apparel industry market share is 4% representing a market value of 406 billion dollars and employs a labor force of 161 million workers. In the United States, an estimated 1.8 million people are employed in the fashion industry, among whom 232,000 are in manufacturing textiles for apparel and other fashion items. (Reference: JEC […]

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