Ageing of textiles is a term used to describe the deterioration of textile or other materials caused by gradual oxidation during storage and/or exposure to light.
Bull Denim is a 3×1 twill weave piece dyed fabric, made from coarse yarns.
Dips are used to describe fabric or yarn when in the dye. Indigo yarns dipped in an indigo bath usually 6 times but up to 16 times.
Dry jeans are another name for ridged or raw denim, unwashed with deep indigo colour.
Dyeability is a term used to describe the ability of a fibre or textile fabric to be dyed.
Dyes natural – pigments derived from organic materials such as vegetables, berries, bugs, clay, indigo, and other plant extracts to dye textiles.
Fading (textile) is a subjective term used to describe the lightening of the colour of a jeans fading (pigmented) following exposure to the effects of washing, wearing, light, heat, time, temperature and chemicals.
Green cast denim is when a yellow-green sulphuric is used in the indigo dye.