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.
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Vienne Cheung Brown is the Founder of a luxury hosiery brand called VienneMilano. Throughout her career, Vienne's passion has been to see products come to life, from concept to market. She has served a variety of clients, from international corporations, to startups, to nonprofit organizations, focusing on marketing and product management. Her personal interests include fashion and automobiles. Originally from Hong Kong, she lives in Boston.
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