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Denim Terminology and Links

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Brian SD, Mar 25, 2005.

  1. Sevcom

    Sevcom Senior member

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    What purpose does ozone have in treating jeans? Nathan Bogle told me in an e-mail that my RB2s have
     
  2. Brian SD

    Brian SD Senior member

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    What purpose does ozone have in treating jeans? Nathan Bogle told me in an e-mail that my RB2s have

    Very interesting. I wonder if my RB11s have the same. The tag says "colour: denim - rigid."
     
  3. Tck13

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    Just wanted to add a link. I think I added this shortly SF went down. Simple link with good info...

    http://olah.com/
     
  4. dongeri

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    Hi all denimnerds [​IMG]

    Maybe add "Crock" or "Crocking" and "Resin" to the list? If a definition is needed
    i'll gladly write it, although my skills as a writer is somewhat limited.
     
  5. tweedlesinpink

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    xcoldricex Senior member

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    i think pictures would be very helpful in this thread. i'll see if i can contribute anywhere if i have the time.
     
  7. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Senior member

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    Hi! What are "atari"? They seem to occur on belt loops. And the presence of a thick wallet seems to create them. But what are they? Is it fading caused by an object under the denim??? Or any fading cause by concavity, such as seams, perhaps? It is confusing. The google translation of denim-gallery.jp is not helping. I'd like a good clear picture of "chevrons", because I haven't yet had this explained with clarity.
     
  8. keal

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    Here's a page worth reading.

    A quote concerning shuttle looms used in Japan:
    "In response, Hidehiko Yamane's company, Evis (changed to Evisu, for obvious legal reasons), developed the first reproduction vintage Levi's in 1987. By the nineties Japanese companies such as Sugar Cane, Iron Heart, and Denime were crafting limited-edition near-museum-quality replicas of classics like the 1947 Levi 501 and 1942 Lee 101B. All three labels used the ancient indigo dyes that caught on with collectors such as Ayre. They also wove the cotton into denim on a type of mechanical loom that had been sitting in factory basements in Okayama, the country's weaving capital, since the seventies. These machines produced narrow fabric (30 inches wide as opposed to the standard 70), yielding a cloth with a denser thread count, a softer feel, and a finished edge. Called selvage denim, it is now among the most hotly pursued premium jean material in the world."
     
  9. Brian SD

    Brian SD Senior member

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    Hi all denimnerds [​IMG]

    Maybe add "Crock" or "Crocking" and "Resin" to the list? If a definition is needed
    i'll gladly write it, although my skills as a writer is somewhat limited.


    by crocking, do you mean fading indigo? I'm not sure if that's exactly what it means. I've sort of used crocking to mean the fading that occurs on the whiskers, chevrons, honeycombs, whatever.

    diddamall, I'm a little confused myself about some of the definitions as some fadings have several ways commonly used to describe.

    To the best of my knowledge:
    [​IMG]
    (original image from Place 711)
     
  10. dongeri

    dongeri New Member

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    Crocking is the fading of indigo that occurs when the denim/fabric is rubbed against something. I'm sure you could use crocking as a term to describe what makes whiskers and fades in general.

    As for the resin treatment:

    Jeans that has a deep indigo dye and is NOT treated with resin makes your hands blue if you rub them. Resin does NOT, however, prevent your jeans from fading the usual way (whiskers and all that).

    Somebody correct me if i'm wrong. [​IMG]
     
  11. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Senior member

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    Thanks, BSD! [​IMG] What is this "Place 711"? Link, please!
     
  12. keal

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    Place 711 The photo in Brian's post is the Fullcount 0105, page 9 [​IMG] The reports on this site have great wear and tear photos. Really satisfies my denim cravings! [​IMG]
     
  13. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Senior member

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    Thanks, Keal. Don't know how I missed that site. I needed a new drug!
     
  14. GWHiZiTSPHiL

    GWHiZiTSPHiL Senior member

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    what are the advantages to having selvedge denim?
     
  15. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    what are the advantages to having selvedge denim?

    Absolutely nothing. Especially now.
     
  16. GWHiZiTSPHiL

    GWHiZiTSPHiL Senior member

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    Absolutely nothing. Especially now.

    i never understood what was so special about having the hem extend over to the cuff of the jeans.
     
  17. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Senior member

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    I share your bewilderment about whatever it is you are saying. [​IMG]
     
  18. Jared

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    dry ?= raw

    (And shouldn't this thread stay pinned?)
     
  19. Arethusa

    Arethusa Senior member

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    Yes. Dry is the same thing as raw.
     
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    Both links in the first post are broken.
     

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