Here’s looking at the 2nd series of denim washes and classifications. Different washes of denim are adequate to get the diverse design of Denim Jeans. Every wash has its own unique and distinct features and finish. We have seen 4 kinds of denim washes and their finishing, now we’ll see other washes and their outcomes. After reading this you will come to know which washes has been used on your jeans and it is quite important for you if you are a denim dude.
Light Blue Jeans are the Output of Light wash Process. The jean has been through a longer washing process than mid-wash jeans. Light wash has been used to produce light shades in Denim jeans.
Light wash jeans can be plain on ripped as per the demand and This will perfect for your day-to-day wardrobe.
This process makes the denim heavily faded. Bleach wash jeans are easily recognizable as they are light and washed out. Washing with bleach is mostly used to achieve this finish. It can also be applied locally through spray or hand rubbing on the desired area. This process is very complicated and requires highly skilled operators. Bleach wash jeans are mostly preferred by youngsters as they find it suitable for parties and outings. Bleach wash is not suitable for daily wardrobe.
Hand sanding is the process which uses sandpaper to distress denim. This water-free process is performed before washing to give denim light wash patterns and a worn look. The lightly ripped look gives your jeans a Distressed touch. The results can be subtle or create a very distressed appearance.
All-over Tinting happens when kind of dyes have been added to the denim during its washing process. It’s believed that different color dyes create diverse color finishes. Commonly used are Brown and Green tints to give a browned off or green finish. You can pick your die to depend on your Desired Color finish. This type of jeans is mostly seen in a place of fashion lovers or denim dudes.
Coated Denim is your Regular Denim, Especially black. They are coated with pigments to give it a wax-like finish. The pigment is sometimes painted or machine-applied and has no harm on the skin during wear. Just like regular denim, coated denim is made to wear and fade in places after worn often. It required a number of washes to get rid of coated finish.
As the name is clearly stating, the washing and finishing process creates this ‘worn in’ look to give the jeans a vintage and classic. PU (Polyurethane) coating is applied on the fabric in the mill after weaving. Colour levels can be changed and tints are added to give different color levels. In addition, PP Spray (a kind of bleach), hand scraping, whiskering, and grinding are also used to finish. This antiquated design is mostly worn by celebrities on award night to get a standout personality.