Here's a video of me washing my raw denim after wearing it for 18 months. IMPORTANT NOTICE: No media files are hosted on these forums. By clicking the link below you agree to view content from an external website. We can not be held responsible for the suitability or legality of this material. If the video does not play, wait a minute or try again later. I AGREE TIP: to embed Youtube clips, put only the encoded part of the Youtube URL, e.g. eBGIQ7ZuuiU between the tags. And we posted the instructions, details, and photos here: How to wash your raw denim jeans Hope it helps! lulz "Taking care of your raw denim and achieving spectular fades may seem like a monumental task, but it's a lot easier than you may think." "2. Add a small amount of laundry detergent. I recommend Woolite Dark for minimizing indigo loss." When do any dudes think they've become experts when the personal experience and wisdom of the original Osaka Five denim company founders and even the Levis historians are debated. Some wash often, some wash sometimes.