501 LOT number Levi’s jean. 1853 Levi Strauss arrives in San Francisco and opens a wholesale dry goods business, selling clothing, blankets, handkerchiefs, etc. to small general stores throughout the American West. 1871 Levi meet with tailor Jacob Davis, who invented a rivet to strengthen the corner of the pockets. Read more..
Aging 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. In addition wearing/washing textiles gradually tear at the fabric and dye colours, for example, denim jeans and indigo are naturally bleeding and therefore, add personality or “life” to the denim canvas. Read more..
Dry jeans are another name for ridged or raw denim, unwashed with a deep indigo coloured. Jeans made of dry denim are made to be worn in order to fit perfectly adding the personal touch to the jeans. When wearing it a long time the uniqueness of indigo denim develops faded areas was the Jean’s folding creases. Read more..
cru is the natural color of cotton and shade is greyish-pale yellow or a light greyish-yellowish brown. It is used to describe fabrics when unbleached and natural state. Ecru comes from the French word écru, which means ‘raw’ or ‘unbleached. Read more..