What's the difference between Raw and Selvedge Denim?

One common misconception is that raw denim and selvedge denim are the same thing. Although both part of denim’s finishing process, raw denim refers to the state of the wash — unwashed and unshrunk. With selvedge denim, you’re looking at a difference in construction. Its main identifier being the unique seam finishing you’ll see on the inside of the pant leg, created only by the use of a traditional shuttle loom.

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