We often talk about checking the quality of a garment before buying it, and estimating its quality/price ratio.
However, this quality criterion is quite confusing, because several designs are opposed. There are those for whom a quality garment is :
solid and functional,
beautiful and well cut.
In this article, we look at the relationship between these two criteria.
CHOOSING A QUALITY GARMENT, WHEN ONE HAS A VERY FUNCTIONAL AIM
Many readers are discovering BonneGueule even though they have had a purely functional approach to clothing for several years.
"I dress to protect myself from the cold in winter and not to be naked".
By following this criterion, one would choose a garment solely on the basis of its technical characteristics:
- keeps warm,
Indeed, this is the best way to think when you are preparing a hike
- A good product (based on these criteria) requires specific attention to the material and finish. For example, a T-shirt that is anti-perspirant, non-irritating to the skin and that regulates heat well requires a technical material.
In the same way, for a raincoat to be perfectly waterproof, there is real research and development work to be done on the seams (for example, there are waterproof seams that are heat-welded).