Comparison of pure hemp, cotton and blended denims?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by name, Sep 29, 2013.

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    name Senior member

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    Comfort, fades, durability?

    Everyone knows the story that Levi's made it's first pairs of jeans out of hemp, read it here: Fun fact: they were brown, not indigo. Do you have photos? But I am not sure if they were pure hemp or a blended cotton.

    Today you can find quality cotton - hemp blends from
    - Italy: 40% hemp - 60% cotton
    - and Japan: 55% hemp - 45% cotton:

    All in all, how do pure hemp (finest quality), pure cotton and their blends compare? Which would you chose if you have the opportunity?
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2013

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