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BUYING GUIDES FOR DENIM LOVERS

Denimhunters is a knowledge portal about denim. Since 2011, we’ve helped denim lovers make educated buying decisions in the pursuit of timeless and adaptable wardrobes stocked with well-made essentials.

We guide you through all the wardrobe cornerstone categories, including raw selvedge jeans, leather boots, denim jackets, heavy flannels, and more. Start with the guides below.

RAW SELVEDGE JEANS

Whether you’re new to raw selvedge jeans or have a growing collection, this buying guide is the place to start the hunt for your next pair.

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LEATHER BOOTS

In this in-depth leather boots buying guide, we list 10 pairs of well-made and essential boots that every denimhead should shortlist.

WINTER JACKETS

If you need a jacket that can stand the cold and look great for decades, this buying guide is the perfect place to start your hunt.

ANSWERS TO FAQs

THE DENIM ENCYCLOPEDIA

The Denim Encyclopedia by Denimhunters is a knowledge base with answers to frequently asked questions about denim and jeans, as well as explanations of how denim and jeans are made.

The Encyclopedia is divided into sections, each with its own homepage where its entries are listed with brief descriptions and links to read more. The Encyclopedia is continuously updated with new entries.

DENIM EXPLAINED

This section of the Encyclopedia is home to everything that relates specifically to the denim fabric. You’ll find answers to all your questions about denim and how it’s made.

JEANS ANATOMY

Many of the features that define blue jeans started as pragmatic solutions to the problems. Here you’ll find answers to questions about the details of jeans and how they’re made.

VOCABULARY

Every business has its own vocabulary. This section lists and explains the most common and frequently used terms from the world and jeans and denim.

A-Z

Here you’ll find all entries of the Denim Encyclopedia in alphabetical order. Each entry is explained briefly – you can read more by clicking the link.

THE DENIM ENCYCLOPEDIA

How to cuff jeans: The 8 most common ways

Cuffing is not only a practical way of making your jeans shorter without having to cut and sew, it also looks great.

This guide explains the eight most common ways to cuff your jeans.

See the 8 ways to cuff your jeans …

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How to hand wash jeans

If you need to wash your jeans, but you don’t want to change the way they look, wash them by hand.

It’s the most gentle way you can wash your jeans because there is less agitation, which less risk of unwanted creases.

Learn how to wash your jeans …

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7 myths about how to wash raw denim

In this section of the Denim Encyclopedia, we investigate and debunk the myths about how to wash raw denim, including not washing for 6 months, ocean washing, dry cleaning and more.

Read more the 7 myths …

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