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Been waiting to upload this for a while. Pronto and their ultra creative team released a raw denim care guide last year that is perfect for newcomers. Since introducing their raw denim stores to Thailand, they’ve been bombarded with worried customers who want to protect and preserve their jeans investment by giving it the best care possible. Instead of answering the same questions over and over again on they Facebook page, they decided to release a guide for …

DENIM CARE Dry/raw denim is dark and crisp in its natural state and will only get better with age and wear. Each crease and scuffing makes it more beautiful, more unique. A personalized garment that tells your story. So live in them. Wear them as often as possible, ideally everyday. The key is to delay the first wash as long as possible. At least 6 months. This gives your jeans time to mature those desired creases and fades. …

Arcuate:  “Arch-like”.  The double arcuate stitch, patented by Levi’s, is usually seen on the back pockets of jeans. Broken Twill:  A zig-zag woven pattern common to denim, it was originally created by Wrangler to prevent twisting of the legs, either to the right or left, that occurs due to the direction of knitting.   It is essentially a combination of left hand and right hand twills in alternating order. Chain Stitch: A sewing technique whereby two pieces of …

HISTORY OF DENIM 1600s: Originally made from a blend of silk and wool in Nimes, France, from which the material gets its name (“de Nimes”), Denim has overtime evolved into a cotton twill textile, in which the weft passes under two or more warp fibers. It is favored for its durability and sturdiness, making it the material of choice for sailor’s pants and the sails on the ships itself. 1800s: The all-purpose onesie The durability of the fabric …

To do this trend right you need to know how raw/dry denim works. Denim is unique in that its blue indigo dye does not fully penetrate the underlying white thread.  So imagine a dye that is caked on to the material, giving the appearance of blue, but which can be rubbed off when abraded revealing the lighter thread.  Obviously, the higher the concentration of dye, the darker the blue appears. Because of this distinction, once the denim is …

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