garment industry

garment industry

noun
makers and sellers of fashionable clothing [syn: apparel industry
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garment industry

factories and mills producing outerwear, underwear, headwear, footwear, belts, purses, luggage, gloves, scarfs, ties, and household soft goods such as drapes, linens, and slipcovers. The same raw materials and equipment are used to fashion these different end products

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