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The dress, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2014 and is a favourite of Kate Middleton's, is still in vogue largely because of its classic style and wearability. Anyone will tell you they are super comfortable and can be worn to almost any event, casual or formal.
Eagle-eyed customers have spotted the cheaper version whilePrimarkhave been recently releasing many beauty products with bargain price tags with good, durable wearability.
These new brands focus on wearability, contemporary cuts and aesthetics, but there is also a significant amount of thought put into the business of fashion and understanding changing clientele.
In the contact lens arena, technology has transformed both the comfort and wearability of lenses to such a point that a significant risk now exists in the minds of wearers who no longer see their contact lens as a medical device.
The winner will be chosen based on comfort, style and wearability post-flight.
During the evaluation of prototypes, designers use criteria such as price, consumption of raw materials, difficulty level of production, quality, and other attributes valued by consumers, as wearability and appearance.
The T94 Series offers features that lead to all-day wearability, improving productivity as well as long-term health benefits --qualities appreciated by the operator and employer
"Shipboard wearability and functionality was of extreme importance with the development of the IFRV," Adm.
The questionnaire asked about five separate categories that had been highlighted to feature in the design (joint motion, function, control, wearability, and a combination of remaining aesthetic and practical features).
Once again the collection screams style but still has that quality and wearability for real women.
These fierce, forbidden fruit colours are not quite full-on ebony, but the berry twist gives them the major wearability factor.
The company showcased how the interaction between touch, functionality, and wearability plays a key role in product design and brand aesthetics, particularly in the growing wearables market.