THE GLOSSARY

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An­tiquing

A bro­ken-in, couldbe-vintage look

High-rise

When the waist is 3in or more above the navel

Mon­key bleach

Place­ment ap­pli­ca­tion of bleach in splodges and pat­terns Fea­tures to look out for now

Non-toxic

When no harm­ful chem­i­cals are used at any pro­duc­tion stage, re­placed by al­ter­na­tives such as veg­etable dyes

Enzyme wash

An eco-friendly op­tion, where en­zymes ‘eat away’ at the indigo dye to leave a dis­tressed fin­ish

Om­bré

A dip-dye ef­fect

Up­cy­cled denim

Con­vert­ing scrap fab­ric into new, us­able ma­te­ri­als

Whiskers

Crease lines around the crotch that ap­pear on worn-in jeans

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