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Stain resistance

Stain resistance is a fabric or fibre ability to resist being discoloured by substances accidentally brought into contacts such as red wine and chocolate.

Standards Bodies

International Standards Organization (ISO): The ISO defined “eco-fashions” as “identifying the general environmental performance of a product within a product group based on its whole life-cycle to contribute to improvements in key environmental measures and to support sustainable consumption patterns.”

Staple fibre

Staple fibre has short fibre, typically measured in inches or fraction of inches, like those naturally found in cotton and wool. Silk, however, is the only natural fibre that does not come in staple lengths but instead in filament lengths.

Stern Review

Stern Review in 2007, UK Treasury published a document by the principal author economist and banker Sir Nicholas Stern named The Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, shorthand for the Stern Review.

Stitch setting

Stitch setting of jeans is not only to keep the cloth together; it also serves as decoration and to create visual effects. For example, the stitches on the back pockets can make the hip look much smaller. By manipulating the texture, colours, thickness and position of these stitches settings, a variety of different looks can be achieved for a pair of jeans.

Stochastic process

A Stochastic or random process is a term used in probability theory and is the opposite of a deterministic process. Deterministic events and procedures do not exist.

Stone washing

Stone washing is the process in which pumice stones added to wash cycle to abrade denim and loosen colour.

Strong sustainability

Strong sustainability is a term used to describe a conception of substitutability between the natural environment and manufactured capital.