Raw denim jeans

Raw denim jeans

Blowouts: What Are They And How Can You Fix Them?

It’s painful, it’s expensive, it requires serious perseverance and if you’re not careful, it might just become something of an addiction. No, not bondage. This is something far less raunchy, yet every bit as daunting to attempt as a beginner. Welcome to the world of raw denim.

Dress Better: 20 Time-Tested Style Tips All Gentlemen Should Try

Dress Better: 20 Time-Tested Style Tips All Gentlemen Should Try

Seems like that’s an apt way to describe the way most of us approach our blue jeans. We want them to be soft and broken-in. We do it nice and easy by buying a pair that’s already been washed, ripped, and repaired, blended with stretch fiber for ease and shape retention — in plain words, letting somebody else handle the rough part. But for a more satisfying, personalized experience, we like doing it the old fashioned way: buying a pair of stiff, raw denim jeans and going through the nice and rough work of breaking them in for ourselves. 

Une erreur est survenue. Eh oui, ça arrive encore!

Une erreur est survenue. Eh oui, ça arrive encore!

While selvedge denim refers to the how the jeans were sewn together (also known as the self edge), in recent years, selvedge has become associated with high quality and durable jeans that can withstand a ton of abuse.

Beginner’s Guide to Buying Raw Denim Jeans

Beginner’s Guide to Buying Raw Denim Jeans

Please note that you likely won’t go through the phases and steps chronologically in the order below. The reason I’ve broken it down like this is to make sure I get around all the most common questions and frustrations that first-time buyers usually have.

Brandheiß - diese Woche in Raw Denim Jeans in Herren Jeans

Brandheiß – diese Woche in Raw Denim Jeans in Herren Jeans

The edge or “ear” typically contains a colored line, red being the most common. Historically denim mills used this colored line “Selvedge ID” to identify which customer the denim was produced for. These days the Selvedge ID is a detail that can be played with in a multitude of creative ways, as seen above.

If you’re buying raw, should you change your size

If you’re buying raw, should you change your size

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Det er bare å innse... Feilsider går aldri av moten.

Det er bare å innse… Feilsider går aldri av moten.

Ein Raw Denim bedeutet nicht mehr als dass hier noch der komplette Indigo Farbstoff beinhaltet ist und noch keinerlei Waschungen vorgenommen wurden, dies ist unter Jeans-Freaks die Aufgabe des Trägers und zwar die Jeans solange ungewaschen zu tragen bis du deine eigene ”individuelle” abnutzung erreicht hast und dann einmalig waschen um diesen Look zu fixieren!

Let Us Help You Decide What Tie To Wear With a Blue Suit

However, in order to understand the real beauty of raw denim, you have to know a quick thing about indigo dye. Indigo dye is unique in that it doesn’t absorb into the fibers of the garment. Instead, it merely coats the fibers, which means it can rub off over time.

What are Selvedge Jeans? JeanStore is here to explain!

Jeans were originally work wear but had been transformed into fashion staples. People were demanding more comfortable styles as untreated or ”raw” denim was stiff when new and required breaking in. Denims were then treated to soften the cloth and to prevent shrinkage thus serving up ready to wear fashion garments. New trends saw further treatments introduced like stone washing and distressing. Looks that once developed through wear were now served up in new jeans. A general need for immediacy had evolved as had an ever increasing demand for lower prices.