Chalk Stripe vs. Pinstripe: What’s The Difference?

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What is a Pinstripe?

A pinstripe is a narrow, vertical stripe commonly found in formal suits. Depending on the suit, the distance between each stripe can range from around 1/10 of an inch to 1 inch. The stripes themselves are no wider than the width of a pinhead.

They consist of a single-warp yarn and are woven into the fabric separately from the background weave. This gives them a well-defined, sharp appearance. In fact, if you look closely, you’ll see that each thread is distinguishable since pinstripes are not entirely continuous.

Pinstripes evoke the feeling of sophistication, confidence, and power, which

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