Infographic: Denier, sheer and opaque – Hosiery Terms explained

In medieval time, the Franks (French) used a coin called a denier. Although this coin is no longer in use, we continue to use the term “denier” as a unit of measure for determining the weight of fabric. Today, “denier” is used to identify the thickness of stockings. Presented by VienneMilano, here is a fashion infographic that elaborates on what a denier is, and how stockings are considered ultra sheer, sheer, semi-opaque and opaque.

What is a Denier

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