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Nehru Jacket
Nehru Jacket - Ner-ru - Is a hip-length tailored coat with a stand-up or \"mandarin\" collar, no lapels and modelled on the South Asian achkan or sherwani, an apparel worn by Jawaharlal Nehru, the Prime Minister of India from 1947 to 1964.
Norfolk Jacket
Norfolk Jacket - First worn on the estates of the Duke of Norfolk, this is a tweed jacket with three or four buttons, a belt, pleats for ease of movement and large pockets.
Normcore - The trend for dressing into the background. Anti-individualist.
Notch - The cut out where your lapel meets the collar on your suit jacket.
Nylon - It describes the generic family of synthetic polymers known generically as polyamides and first produced on February 28, 1935 by Wallace Carothers at DuPont. It was one of the first man-made fibres. How nylon got its name is unclear, but one version from Dupont suggests they wanted to name it \"No-Run,\" as it didn\'t unravel easily, but modified it to avoid making such an unjustified claim and to make the word sound better. Others say the name comes from the amalgamation of New York (NY) and London (LON) , the places where it was first developed and launched.