What is selvedge denim?
The name ‘denim’ is believed to derive from the name of a French material. Serge de Nimes; ‘serge’ (a kind of material) ‘from Nimes’ (a town in France).
Selvedge denim, also known as selvage, originates from the term ‘self-edge.’
Traditionally, selvedge denim would be woven on narrow-width shuttle loom, producing a unique clean edge. They will not fray, ravel, or curl. This process enhances the strength and premium quality of the fabric.