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What is Raw Denim? Types of Denim

Learn what Raw Denim is compared to other types of denim.

What is Raw Denim?

Types of Denim

Raw denim is one of the many different types of denim used when making your denim jeans, denim jackets, denim overalls or all other garments. Raw denim will be more uncomfortable when first purchased, but in time will form to your body.

This is What is Raw Denim? Types of Denim.

Hey guys, I have created this article to help you take your denim fashion to another level. For most of you reading this, you are here because you want to buy a new pair of jeans.

I have put together a deep index on all things denim and jeans, but for now, let me answer the question: What is raw denim?

What is Raw Denim?

Raw denim is a type of denim fabric that has not undergone any pre-washing or treatment after being dyed. It is characterized by its stiff texture and deep indigo color, which fades and develops unique wear patterns with use and washing over time. Raw denim enthusiasts appreciate the fabric’s durability and ability to mold to the wearer’s body, creating a personalized fit and appearance.


Raw denim is so special because it has not been washed or treated after being dyed, giving it a unique, natural appearance that fades and develops personalized wear patterns over time.

The difference between denim and raw denim is that denim refers to a sturdy cotton twill fabric often used to make jeans and other clothing items. Raw denim, on the other hand, is a type of denim fabric that has not been washed or treated after being dyed.

Raw denim can be initially stiffer and more rigid than washed denim, which can feel uncomfortable for some people. However, with wear, raw denim softens and molds to the wearer’s body, becoming more comfortable and personalized over time.

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Tall Paul
Tall Paul
Paul Marlow, standing at an impressive 6'7 (201cm) and weighing 225lb (102kg), is a mental health speaker, fashion expert, and ex-athlete who excels at helping tall men find well-fitting clothing and teaching them how to style it effectively. As a model in the fashion and film industries, Paul shares his expertise in tall men's fashion, offering valuable advice on measurements, tailoring, and alterations. In addition, he founded Never Alone, an organization that provides mental health and therapy inspiration, and started the Mental Growth Newsletter to support those facing mental health challenges, drawing from his own experiences.

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