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Raw and Selvedge Denim insight and characteristics

  Raw and selvage denim explained : Many people confuse the two and think they are essentially the same, however there is a big difference.  What’s all the fuss about?  Why do denim-addicts and denim-amateurs alike pay extra special attention to it? Raw denim refers to the wash while Selvedge or also known as “selvage” is the edge. Most Raw Denim is “selvage” and not all Selvedge Denim is raw. Raw denim is a denim fabric that is not washed after being dyed during its production. Its left in its... Read More

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JACKET IN!

The Denim Jacket We all have great memories of at some time in our lives wearing a denim jacket. Whether from the 60s, 70,s or an 80’s child. When men wore denim matching their acid was jeans and thought they looked so cool! Well denim has been in American usage since the late 18th century. The word comes from the name of a sturdy fabric called serge originally made In Nimes France, by the André family. Originally called serge de nimes, the name was soon shortened to denim was traditionally coloured... Read More