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Denim 101 – The Ultimate Denim Guide

Denim 101 – The Ultimate Denim Guide

Trust us — we know how strange ‘Denim 101’ sounds. There’s a compendium for jeans? In fact, there is! Or at least, there should be. There’s a lot to know about denim, after all; whether it be denim history, brand knowledge, maintenance or sizing, this guide should have you well on your way to knowing and loving denim about as much as we do! The following are answers to the questions we get asked most frequently. How do I take care of my denim? This is a big question, and one which we will break up and answer in smaller slices below, but here’s the short answer: wear, wash, repair, repeat. There’s no need to throw your jeans in the freezer or wash them in the ocean. Myths busted. Instead, we recommend you wash your jeans when they need washing (more on that below), and then repair them when rips and tears appear. In our opinion, there’s nothing better than a well worn and loved pair of jeans. And the only way to get there is with lots of wears and repairs. Fortunately, Dutil offers repair services. How (often) should I wash my raw denim? There’s two questions here: first, […]

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