HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR DENIM

You’ve bought yourself a fresh pair of raw denim.  You’ve invested in a quality brand like AKINGSNY, but the last thing you want to do is ruin them to inadequate cleaning and neglectful behavior.

 My first pair of AKINGSNY raw denim showed me the importance of extensive care and proper cleaning procedures to maximize my garment’s fading and whiskering.  For example, A premature wash can shrink or ruin the fading process of your denim.  It is for that reason that, I have gathered tips to care for your pair of AKINGSNY raw denim effectively.  

 

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Rock Them

Yeah, you read right.  It is imperative that you wear your pair of AKINGSNY raw denim as much as possible.  Whether you are out running errands or you’re kicking it with the squad on a Friday night.  Your pair of denim requires continuous use for it mold to your desired look.  The rigidness of my raw jeans evoked un-comfort within me because of how difficult they were to put on.  I remember having to pull and stretch the two ends of the hems so that I could have enough room to fit my feet through the openings.  It’s completely understandable to be intimidated by the lack of flexibility in raw denim.  The only way to change that feeling is to consistently wear your pair and allow the denim to become part of you.  YOUR lifestyle, and YOUR denim will mesh together, allowing the denim to stretch around the crotch area and the waist.  For that reason, it would be ideal to settle for a pair that is slightly tighter than your usual denim.  If you’re worried about the possibility of shrinkage during the washing stage, AKINGSNY denim is unsanforized but have only up to a 3% shrinkage.

 

Freeze them.. Or bake them?

Continuous wear of any garment is susceptible to bacteria build up.  Although this may not be apparent to the naked eye, there will be traces of pungent odors from certain bacteria in your denim.  A cycle in the washing machine will certainly ruin your pair of raw denim, so what do you do?  The solution is to throw your jeans in any plastic bag and keep them in the freezer overnight.

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A powerful blend of natural botanical enzymes to deodorize waxed, oiled, or untreated fabrics both inside and out. Our all-natural biodegradable formula works by harnessing the power of live enzyme cultures that immediately begin to digest odor-causing bacteria.