What is a Delave Effect in regards to jeans?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by mishon, May 24, 2010.

  1. mishon

    mishon Senior member

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    Just bought a pair of denims online and it states: "delave effect." What exactly does that mean?
     
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    [​IMG]lavÃ[​IMG]..it's french for washed/faded.
     
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    mishon Senior member

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    I'd love to see a german brand advertise a "washed effect." Anyone knows the german word for shower/showering will appreciate this.
     
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    In the northern hemisphere, jeans will fade counterclockwise, whereas in the southern hemisphere, they'll fade clockwise.
     
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    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    if you cross the equator enough times while weaving the denim, you can get a combination of left and right hand twill, known as broken twill.
     
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    Razele Senior member

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    ^hahaha
     
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    Razele Senior member

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    Hendrix you are by far one of the best new posters we have had in ages
     
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    Melo Senior member

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    I'd love to see a german brand advertise a "washed effect." Anyone knows the german word for shower/showering will appreciate this.

    You mean duscheneffekt/geduschteffekt? I guess that would be pretty funny.

    Took me a second.
     
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    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    haha thanks. yay for gaining some acceptance.

    although not that long ago i was still defensively quoting pictures of peoples dick outlines in WAYWT.

    i've come a long way.
     
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    delave' is a cold wash technique to gain a depth in color on the fabric.
     

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