What Is Selvage Denim?

When researching the different types of denim, you may come across a term called “selvage.” It’s certainly not as popular as dry or raw denim, but many companies still use selvage denim in their products. Selvage denim is a type of cotton twill...

Happy Birthday Blue Jeans?

May 20 isn’t just another ‘spring’ day. It’s also the birthdate of blue jeans (we’re not kidding). Exactly 142 years ago to this day, Levi Strauss and his business partner Jacob Davis were granted a patent for copper-riveted trousers,...

Taking a Closer Look at Denim

It’s no secret that the majority of jeans produced today are made of denim. Whether they are straight-leg, slim-fit, low-rise, boot-cut, etc., chances are they are made of denim. This has become the defacto material of choice among companies that produce jeans....

How To Make Your Jeans Softer Using Salt

No, the title is this blog post is not a typo. You really can make a pair of denim jeans softer by using salt. All it takes some traditional table salt, water and a little bit of free time. If you’re interesting in creating softer denim jeans, keep reading for a...

How To Spot Treat Stains on Denim Jeans

No matter how hard you try to prevent it, you will eventually spill something on your favorite pair of denim jeans that leaves a stain.  Whether it’s a splash a coffee during your morning commute, ketchup from a hotdog at lunch, or paint from an arts and crafts...

What Is Stone Washing?

Jeans come in wide variety of different styles, ranging from slim fit and “skinny” to loose, low-rise and more. Although they may seem similar from afar, each of these styles has its own unique characteristics. While most people are familiar with the...

How To Dye Your Jeans (The Easy Way)

When properly cared for, a good pair of denim jeans can last for years. Over time, though, it’s not uncommon for denim to fade and lose its natural “luster.” Even if they were originally a dark indigo blue when you first purchased them, they may now...