Season 3 of The Denim & Boots Podcast launches with an interview with Alex and Giles Padmore from Iron Heart International.
We all might know a thing or two about fading denim, but most of us need a little work when it comes to photographing our fades.
In this episode, Jake and I talk about denim care and how to wash jeans. We discuss the pros and cons of never or at least very infrequent washing, as well as the different washing methods we recommend.
Have you noticed how the colour of your jeans changes as you wear and wash them? It’s called ‘fading’—and it’s because of how denim is dyed that it happens.
When you wear raw denim for months without washing it, you often wear out the denim much quicker than what you might expect.
After a lot of trial and error, I discovered that I could make my raw denim last longer AND get great fades with this super simple denim care trick.
With raw denim’s spread from niches to masses, several myths about raw denim care have taken hold in the public conscious. As a result, you might be getting really bad advice about how to best take care of your jeans.
This member resource discusses why these 4 raw denim care myths aren’t totally busted: soaking in vinegar, tumble drying, dry cleaning, and the bathtub soak.
When it comes to raw denim care, there’s no shortage of false assumptions and myths. In this member resource, I bust three of the most common ones; freezing your jeans, washing them in the ocean, and waiting six months before you wash.
How we wash our jeans sometimes feels like a complicated form of art. If selling jeans is part of your job but don’t provide the right washing guidance, you can get in serious trouble.
The two step-by-step washing guides and the ‘‘3-question tool for better jeans washing guidance’ in this article will help you determine what kind of washing advice your customers need.
The world of denim has its own specialised language with technical terms that is expected to be mastered by anyone working in the business.
This denim glossary explains in the simplest way possible 22 of the most commonly used terms.