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  • Selvedge vs Archetype - What’s the Difference?

    Selvedge vs Archetype - What’s the Difference?

    Selvedge or “self-edge” denim gets its name from the tightly woven edge created by vintage shuttle looms as the denim itself is produced. Selvedge jeans are normally heavier than average and the selvedge stripe is a sign of the denim’s high quality. The heavy weight helps these jeans last a long time. This denim is rare and known for its unique vintage look. It requires more denim to produce jeans from narrow-roll selvedge and for these reasons Selvedge jeans usually command a higher price. ...

     

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