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How To Wash Dry Raw Denim

how to wash Raw Dry Denim

To wash your Dry / Raw Denim, follow these instructions for a lasting hue:


  • Don't wash more than 1 to 3 times per year.

  • Hand-wash your Denim with Woolite Dark or other detergent for dark and delicate clothing.

  • Always wash them inside-out to preserve their color.

  • Always wash in COLD water. Warm water could lead to fading!

  • If you must use a washing machine, use a wash cycle with the lowest temperature and agitation possible.

  • Always air dry your Denim to preserve their shape.



Note: Soaking with vinegar beforehand is said to lock the color even better.



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You can also read and contribute to our Forum Thread about washing dry denim here. If you need a little more room in the waist, read this how-to on expanding your denim with a waistband extender.

If you're looking for general guidelines on how to care for your designer denim, checkout this blog post. Enjoy your newly fresh-smelling denim!

Comments (3)

here is an interesting video on the subject showing someone washing their raw denim for the first time after 18 months.
Spectacular video! Thanks for posting.
no problem! I couldn't believe he hadn't washed his jeans in 18 months! I would think he would stink to high heaven, but I guess his jeans did a good job of keeping the stink in :)
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