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Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by a tailor, Aug 28, 2006.

  1. a tailor

    a tailor Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    please help an old/new guy. is selvage a brand name or actually selvage being used in the construction?
     


  2. dusty

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    It's the real thing.
     


  3. a tailor

    a tailor Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    It's the real thing.

    huh?
     


  4. Edward Appleby

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    Selvage denim isn't a brand, it refers to denim made with cloth that has selvage on the end, at the leg outseam.
     


  5. a tailor

    a tailor Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Selvage denim isn't a brand, it refers to denim made with cloth that has selvage on the end, at the leg outseam.

    thank you .
     


  6. a tailor

    a tailor Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    is the selvage intended to show outside or inside? i ask this because im makeing jeans now. would appreciate hints about makes a good pair of jeans.
     


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    hide that shit.really no sense in showing it off on the outside
     


  8. a tailor

    a tailor Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    hide that shit.really no sense in showing it off on the outside

    do some do that?
     


  9. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    do some do that?
    Many selvage jeans are made long enough that the wearer can turn up the end and show the selvage at the cuff.
     


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