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    Red face gently worn??

    hi can anyone tell me what 'gently worn" means?
    what is a "gently worn item" ? something you dont use often or a second hand item?

    thanks.

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    Re: gently worn??

    It's a euphemism for "used."

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    Re: gently worn??

    Used, but in good shape.

    No holes, tears, patches, frayed areas, stains, ripped seams, etc.

    If someone gave your child that item to wear, would you feel okay sending him or her to school in it, knowing it would reflect on you as a parent? If so, it's gently worn. If you would only let your child go out to play in it, not caring if it got ripped or stained, then it's not.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: gently worn??

    Q: What Does Gently Used Mean?
    A: Gently used means that all clothing is like new and/or has been washed a few times. All clothing is clean and free of stains. All clothing where applicable, have all fasteners in good working condition, working zippers, no frayed edges, no pills, and have seams and hems that are intact. Gently used collectible means it is in very good condition and may be new or has had very little use. The condition of an item and any exception to the definition of gently worn or used is always specified in the description of the item. *Cargo shorts are sometimes stone washed by the manufacturer and while new or gently worn, do sometimes have a certain worn & faded look that is part of the appeal. However, the gently worn clothing definition always holds true. See our no questions asked 100% Money Back Guarantee under policies every used & new items sold at Repsychles™.
    That's the meaning from a website .

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