Whats the point of raw denim?

April 16, 2013 @ 18:05:07

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To just get unique fades?? Why do you care so much about people knowing you put ur cell phone in ur left pocket?

No hate, I jus dont get it. I mean I guess it looks cool to see the results after a cpl of years.
April 16, 2013 @ 19:33:25
whats the point of this thread, in a denim forum.
go to the off topic forums if you really feel that way.

I got it, dripping like water.

April 16, 2013 @ 19:45:59
it's because its your creation thats why... people like to be unique. The fades also apply to your body and no one else.
April 16, 2013 @ 21:30:42
It's the whole proccess that is appealing to me. Starting out with a product that changes over time because of you is cool imo.
April 16, 2013 @ 23:05:45
Some people just like the raw demin, as it was just sold as-is untreated, unwashed or faded way long ago.

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April 17, 2013 @ 00:08:33
April 17, 2013 @ 03:14:35
I jus dont get it.
That's because you're literally stupid. It's unique because it's unique. The entire thing is quite literal.
April 17, 2013 @ 03:45:41
raw denim is also supposed to stretch to fit your body

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April 17, 2013 @ 05:06:36
You a fool biebs.

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April 17, 2013 @ 05:58:13
April 18, 2013 @ 04:10:13
i've always just worn one pair of jeans everyday until theyre destroyed. i used to wear levis and within 6-9 months they would look like shit. raw denim lasts longer, ages well, and that selvedge line gets me off

be careful what you pretend to be

April 18, 2013 @ 04:19:38
For me, it's the process of working on a project that transforms over time based on how you work on it.
April 18, 2013 @ 05:16:36
because life is about experiences my dude, from big things to things as small as personalizing your denim. it all adds up to the human experience 
April 18, 2013 @ 09:58:41
because life is about experiences my dude, from big things to things as small as personalizing your denim. it all adds up to the human experience 
bruh bruh come on now are you going to try to get metaphysical about denim
April 18, 2013 @ 18:06:24
And why are you assuming that we all dress to impress other people? Why are you assuming that we dress for others to look at us? I don't even want people looking at me just because I'm wearing some nice shoes or a nice jacket. I just want to feel good in what I wear, and if raw denim makes me feel good, I'll wear raw denim.

We live in a society that is already very judgmental. Don't contribute to it.
April 18, 2013 @ 23:33:59
Raw denim is more comfortable imo once it gets broken in and tailors to your body,it looks better than cheap prewashed denim the slight shine and deep indigo color can make a outfit pop,and ofcourse being able to see your denim change over time based on your lifestyle is cool as fuck.
October 30, 2013 @ 19:40:20
Raw denim is def not MORE comfy. LOL

It's rough, rigid, uncomfortable, you can't wash it, and you have to wear it pinching your hips until it stretches.

But you do all of this to get your own pair of denim, nobody else is going to have.

Some people might have the same pair, but do they wear it the same way? do they go through the same things you do?

That's what sets it apart from other denim..

You go here and there and have already WASHED pairs, with honeycombs, fades, whiskers, and wrinkles in places that are standard...and all the pairs look the same.

Raw denim is definitely not for those who are not committed or truly into the denim, bc it is a 6month-2 year process.  The end result is what you wear it for, the look, the feel, is structured to your body, your very own personal fit.
January 14, 2015 @ 21:44:12
For me it was more of finding the perfect fitting jeans, the craftsmanship that goes behind one pair of denim, and quality. So I decided to cash out once on some quality jeans instead of buying a bunch of crappy quality jeans. Some people wash their raws like regular and some don't it's just your own experience with them. I'm glad that you can squeeze out two years from one pair of jeans and if they ever get messed up you can get them repaired.

 Edit wrong thread lol


January 14, 2015 @ 23:20:17
seeing jeans evolve and distress uniquely to your body makes it that much more special
January 16, 2015 @ 04:39:52
i want to learn alittle more about denim someone explain to me the differences between salvaged , raw , etc.......
January 16, 2015 @ 04:46:55
what makes denim crappy
January 16, 2015 @ 12:28:47
selvedge = a neater trim/joint on the seam on the inside.

raw = unwashed. so very stiff and prone to denim bleeding, because the colour hasn't been washed off. However if you refrain from washing it for a long time, and wash finally after half a year or so, you get fading on all the creases which you've naturally made in your jeans, creating a pretty cool, personalised effect.

tapered = thinner ankle opening to avoid the jeans hanging over the edge of shoes

Crappy denim has a shit fit, feels thin and flimsy. And it looks thin and flimsy.
There might be more specific signs but that's how I can tell.


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